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Name: Harvey Croze
Date registered: 7 April 2012

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  1. Protected: FKF Executive Comm: What do you think? — 18 March 2017
  2. Hyenas & Stray Dogs, Begone! — 17 March 2017
  3. At Last! Plastic Bag Ban in Kenya! — 17 March 2017
  4. Control Your Dog — Even in Off-Leash Areas — 3 March 2017
  5. Updated Karura Forest Map Now Available — 22 December 2016

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Mar 18

Protected: FKF Executive Comm: What do you think?

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Mar 17

Hyenas & Stray Dogs, Begone!

Lesser Spotted Genet

There has been much ado in Karura Forest recently over dogs and their relatives. First a hyena was spotted on Kitisuru road in mid-February, and a week later actually seen in the Sigiria block.  We have tried to trap it using a Kenya Wildlife Service lion trap bitted with offal, but other nocturnal animals keep springing the …

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Mar 17

At Last! Plastic Bag Ban in Kenya!

Plastic Bag Ban

A total ban targeting super-market type plastic bags  has been introduced by Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Dr. Judi Wakhungu, just weeks after FKF posted this shame-the-litterer post on Facebook. Nearly 80,000 Kenyans were reached and were angry. Targeting the increasing number of university students visiting the forest during a university strike, the FKF …

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Mar 03

Control Your Dog — Even in Off-Leash Areas

Kitisuru hyena

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Dec 22

Updated Karura Forest Map Now Available

Dec 08

Karura 2017 Calendar Reduced to 400/=!

Karura Calendar 2017

FEBRUARY SALE: NOW ONLY KES 400/= Get your 2017 FKF calendar at any main gate or the KFEET office.  

Sep 12

Bikes now for hire at Kiambu Road gate

Uni students deciding whether to walk or ride from Sharks...

There are now bikes for hire at Gate C on Kiambu Road (a.k.a. Sharks Gate). You asked, we listened. There is a new depot at Sharks open 7 days a week, 8:00-18:00 (last time for returns: no hires after 16:00). Prices remain the same, 500/= for a two-hour hire. There are 15 top-notch trail bikes …

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May 25

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor2015

One again — three years in a row — visitors have given Karura top marks as the 4th best attraction (out of 112 Things to Do) in Nairobi.  

May 15

Karura Colobus Translocation Comes to Successful Close

Settling in new home

NEWS FLASH — NEW BABY BORN. One of our females who was pregnant during the translocation operation has given birth! This is excellent news, as trauma of the translocation often leads to miscarriage. Mother and daughter/son are doing fine. The translocation of an endangered sub-species of Colobus Monkeys successfully come to a close in March with …

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Sep 29

Tara Path Now On-Leash for Dogs

Dogs on Leash

Dog Walkers in northern part of the main forest Please Take Note. Tara Path together with the new picnic site along the Ruaka River near the Tree Outlook Platform is now an On-Leash zone. The whole of Wangari Maathai Track and Muhugu Trail remains off-leash, for the time being (see map). That still gives you and …

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