Tag Archive: Environment

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

Click here for more Dog Guidelines.

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.  

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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