My Experience in Mara - Dr. Caroline Ng'weno

It’s been three months since I joined KWT and the Mara Predator Conservation Programme, and in that time I have had the opportunity to explore and discover the Greater Mara Ecosystem. I am more than convinced that predator-prey ecology and conservation is where I will be happiest for the next phase of my research life. I am both excited and eager to delve into this new and I’m sure I have made the right move!

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Welcome to our very first blog post! With exciting developments within Kenya Wildlife Trust, we thought it was about time we started sharing highlights through this monthly blog.I’m kicking things off with this month’s post, and each month you will hear from a different member of our team.

So, we’re now mid-February and plenty has already happened this year. At the start of January, we welcomed Dr Caroline Ng’weno to Kenya Wildlife Trust. Caroline’s appointment as our Mara Predator Conservation Programme Director comes at an exciting time for our conservation activities in the Maasai Mara. With Caroline at the helm, we have brought together our two existing flagship predator conservation projects (focusing on lion and cheetah), into one long-term conservation commitment, our Mara Predator Conservation Programme.

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