11 May '11, 4pm

Elephants reunited! A new wildlife corridor in Kenya connects two separated herds. See how we helped:

The Nature Conservancy joined with the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy , a key partner in the northern Kenya rangelands , to help close the gaps and push the Mount Kenya Elephant Corridor to completion. “The Nature Conservancy came in at just the right time, setting up a challenge for us to raise the final funding to complete the project,” said Jonathan Moss, Lewa’s chief executive. Lewa had already been working with the Mount Kenya Trust and other key partners to bring the dream of a viable corridor within grasp. Construction of predator-proof wildlife fences began in May 2008, with a goal of re-establishing the elephants’ historical route between the Ngare Ndare Forest Reserve and Mount Kenya National Park. The last viable option for the corridor was to follow the Marania River valley. The route would have to cross the main Nanyuki-Meru Highway, but only two major private hold...

Full article: http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/africa/explo...

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