Security of Karura Forest and safety of its visitors are of primary concern to the Friends of Karura Forest. Security covers a wide range of issues — entry control, electric fence management, infrastructure safety, traffic management, dog control, fire contingency, to name a few. FKF staff as well as board members and other volunteers are active 24/7 to make sure all bases are covered. Please help us out with your vigilance and cooperation.
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Security & Safety
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 tried to trap it using a Kenya Wildlife Service lion trap baited with offal, but other nocturnal animals kept springing the trap. A large …