Category Archive: News

Mar 30

Bikers: Head North!

Bike Track

The ca. 12 km northern bike trail is proving very popular to bikers and hikers alike. And, you can now get to it from KFEET as well as from the newly-opened Shark’s Gate (Gate C on the map). Follow the red arrows past junction 12a over the new foot-cum-bike bridge (built with timber from the …

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Mar 17

New Bridges

New Gitathuru bridge

FKF has used your gate fees and donor money to construct two new bridges for better access to the forest. One (shown right), over the Gitathuru River off Limuru Road to enter the Sigiria Salient through Gate E at Junction 54, required major works involving six large culverts and serious cement and stone works to …

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Sep 06

Forest Improvement

Forest Improvement

More than 1,000 exotic Eucalyptus have been cleared from the little swamp along the upper Turaco Creek opposite KEFEET (you can just see the Centre on the right of the image above). The challenge is now do keep the old Eucalyptus from coppicing. We are trying to kill the stumps physically: a huge, labour-intensive chore. …

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Jun 27

Waterweeds invade Lily Lake

Waterweed control

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