Kenya Field Course

June 27, 2013

Final Farewells

  I write this final blog from Nairobi at the Mennonite Guest House.  On Wednesday, we came to town (4-5 hour drive) to return Beryl, Dedan, Erick, and…

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June 23, 2013

On Friday we visited Segera Ranch, a ranch that borders Mpala ranch where we are staying.  Segera works closely with its community members on its borders and…

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June 23, 2013

This morning we all worked on organizing and analyzing the data that we gathered during our field visits earlier in the course. However, later in the morning,…

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June 23, 2013

‘I have seen two lions” Mara reported as she struggled to catch her breath. “Where? ” Prof asked. As soon as the answer came we all ran to…

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June 19, 2013

With yesterdays visit to Ol Pejeta,  today was a bit relaxed  and this was signaled by some late breakfast meaning there was ample sleeping allowance given. According…

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June 19, 2013

Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Mara’s blog – We saw elephants. One of my highlights was to see mountains, animals, and monkeys.  The vervet monkeys were so funny.  We saw twiga (giraffe)…

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June 16, 2013

Weekend Rest

On Saturday we experienced another beautiful, crisp morning here at the River Camp in Laikipia.  It had rained during the night, which added to the freshness of…

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June 16, 2013

Although it started out as another day in the field, Friday was a day full of many exciting events. In the morning we returned to the KLEE…

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June 14, 2013

More data…

It is a good day as usual, the morning birds woke us up and they are singing as we have our breakfast. The morning feels fresh as…

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June 13, 2013

Waking up to the whistling sound of the river flowing and the singing of the birds, is a good way to start the day.  “Every time an…

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