Saving Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park, being 117.21km2, is among Nairobi’s over 70 green spaces. Green space is land partly or completely covered by trees, grass, scrub and other natural vegetation. These spaces in the city act  as ‘lungs’ to the city, offer aesthetic values and provide space for research and conservation of species. Nairobi National Park is … Continue reading Saving Nairobi National Park


The Black Headed Heron – A town’s Spectacle

My most recent bird crush, well, for quite some time now, has been the black headed heron Ardea melanocephala. Having been observing this birds  nesting in colonies in a tree near where I reside, they have intrigued me as I did not know that they could nest right in the middle of a town just … Continue reading The Black Headed Heron – A town’s Spectacle

Species Special

A species / quote special highlighting some of my favourite species I have had the opportunity to shoot (purposely used) across the country and quotes from very influential people in the conservation world. Some, hopefully all, quoted people you may recognise, making the post more Kenyan oriented and globally represented. Enjoy the flash of words  … Continue reading Species Special


Tree Planting, TREE GROWING

On 11th July, 2015, I and my friend, Mary, set out for a tree planting activity at Oloolua Forest in Ngong, Kajiado County, Kenya. The event was organised by Green Fun Initiative – Trees Please partnering with Environmental Journalist Society of Kenya. Tree planting is a very common activity in this country and in most … Continue reading Tree Planting, TREE GROWING


Prof. Wangari Maathai – A tribute to an icon

[1/04/1940 – 25/09/2011] Trees Who knew trees were this important, well some of us knew but am sure most did not know. If it wasn’t for Wangari Maathai, Kenya would have been a desert before I became a teenager, but thanks to her I get to enjoy the beauty of this magnificent species. Plant a … Continue reading Prof. Wangari Maathai – A tribute to an icon