In the News

Stories about Mara Conservancy's projects: scroll down to see videos from CNN and National Geographic.


The Plight of the Wildebeest, CNN, 18th July, 2008


Mara Online

  • Adventures in the Mara Amanda & Chris are doing research on the Mara River
  • Images of Wildlife Photographers Andrew and Sarah Skinner donate a percentage of their photographs sold online to the Mara Conservancy.
  • Jackson Looseyia's Blog Jackson gives regular updates on the characters of BBC's Big Cat Diaries
  • Koiyaki Guiding School The school provides education for local Maasai school leavers, leading to the Kenya Professional Safari Guides Association (KPSGA) Bronze and Silver level awards.
  • Masai Mara Updates Updates from Maasai Guide Paul Kirui
  • No Water No Life: Mara River Basin Expedition This project combines photography and science to raise public awareness of our freshwater crisis and sustainable management strategies.
  • Ol Choro Oiroua Conservancy Ol Choro Oiroua is a 17,000 acre group ranch in the Maasai Mara. The landowners consist of 4 major families and 86 different owners. They make money from a 40$ park fee which is distibuted to each landower on a per acre basis.
  • Maasai Dental Clinic Stop the flow of tourist candy into the Maasai Mara.
  • Seiya Limited Kenyan organisation specialising in the holistic management of wildlife conservancies.
  • Mara Elephant Project Elephant protection project bringing together researchers and conservationists in an effort to help secure the future of African elephants.
  • Save the Elephants Elephant research project in Samburu partnering with Mara Elephant Project

Great Sites We Like

  • African Environmental Film Foundation Environmental Education through Film, run by the lovely Mzee, Simon Trevor.
  • Amoghavarsha Amoghavarsha visited the Mara Triangle and took some amazing photographs. His Indian wildlife photographs are must see.
  • Anne K. Taylor Fund Anne K. Taylor Fund conserve and protect the Maasai Mara through their community work.
  • Bio-Ken Snake Farm Amazing wealth of snake knowledge from Watamu
  • Care for the Wild Care for the Wild have supported the Mara Conservancy for many years, and helps support many other projects all around the world.
  • Christine et Michel Denis Huot Photographes Animaliers Stunning photographs by Christine and Michel, who visit the Mara Triangle every year. Our website's breathtaking photographs are taken by this talented couple. Please visit their website for the latest photographs from the Mara.
  • Elephant Partners-Maasai Mara Check out the elephant ID and population census work in the Mara ecosystem through elephant partner's work.
  • Kenya Travel Ideas For those of you who are planning your trip to Kenya, here is an excellent place to start.
  • Renewable Energy Solutions Kenya From the detailed research on the production, management and processing of wood fuels. To new and original designs of charcoal and wood fueled stoves and ovens, Musaki Enterprises, continues to pioneer clean, affordable, energy alternatives to all people.
  • Tribal Voice Communications Dr Cheryl and Manny Mvula have been a tremendous support to the Mara Conservancy and to the surrounding communities.