Death is a respecter of no man but unfortunately, we have lost our loved ones to road accident for the past few months. It is painful and sad as Kenya Forest Service (KFS) men's volleyball player Nicholas Mwangi succumbed to multiple injuries at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) in Othaya Branch in Nyeri County after being involved in a fatal accident in Nyeri.
Kenya Forest Service is thrown in mourning after the sudden death of one of the senior officers. The late Sir Chrispin Ongadi Odhiambo was holding the rank of Brigadier in the Kenya forest service. Until his demise, he was the director of the National air support department (N.A.S.D).
A police officer was arrested after being found to have used a police vehicle to transport illegal goods. The Police Constable was arrested by Sergeant Muyei and police officers from Kitale Police Station in the morning inspection. Photo (Courtesy) The officers from the Kenya Forest Service impounded the vehicle after suspecting that it.
The Kenya Forest Service (KFS) rangers camp was burnt down by rowdy mob in Gacarage earlier in the day. According to a report published via there Facebook page, the KFS disclosed that the incident was triggered by the arrest of two illegal loggers who were apprehended by the forest rangers. "The unfortunate incident followed the arrest of two men who were found logging trees and burning charcoal in Kilosa area about 12KM from the camp," read a section of the report. Three more suspects who were in the scene
It is one of the major tourist attraction in Nakuru Town.It attracts visitors from far and wide due to its magnificent views and features.Dormant volcano, it's not extinct hence anticipated.The second largest caldera in the world and largest in Kenya, has a mind-blowing area of 90Km².
A section of angry youth reportedly stormed the Kenya Forest Service station in Kuresoi North Nakuru County and burnt down six houses belonging to the KFS officers. This was in retaliation to the alleged arrest and subsequent beating of one of their fellow youth who was caught burning charcoal in the forest. A KFS officer and his wife are reportedly nursing injuries following the incident. The youth pelted stones at the station that left the officer injured. They also destroyed the station's fencing according
The amazing beautiful forest is called Kakamega forest It is located in Kakamega county,malabar sub county.Kakamega forest covers 4,468 hectares of land which experiences tropical rainforest.The forest was gazetted in 1933 as a trust forest ,later in 1985 the forest become a natural forest.
Kenya Forest Service in collaboration with the General Service Unit (GSU) today conducted a tree planting exercise at the GSU Recce Camp in Ruiru where 10,000 indigenous trees were planted by officers from the two Services.
The Kenya Forest Service has launched a K9 unit.The Chief Conservator of forest Mr.Julius Kamau commisioned the canine (K9) Unit arm of Kenya Forest Service into operation.The service has officially intergrated the use of security trained dogs within its enforcement.It has also integrated the use of compliance division (ENCOM) as one of it strategies to complement human capital and increase capacity on matters of forest protection conservation and management to deal with the ever-changing dynamics of forest related crimes.He said the Unit will enhance forest patrol and detection of illegal forest produce.
KDF Plants Trees To Commemorate The International Day For The Conservation Of The Mangrove Ecosystem
Human activities since the last century or so have had a devastating impact on natural vegetation and resource. The quest for rapid industrialization and cutting down of forest cover to make space for the ever-growing population brought climate change and other environmental implications. While awareness about environment conservation has grown in the past few years, we still have a long way to go before positive steps show their result.
National Youth Council Tree planting campaign in Bomet County was launched yesterday Friday 28/ 05 /2021 at Kamureito Primary in Kipsonoi Ward, Sotik sub-county. It was presided over by Hon. Julius Korir CBS, Principal Secretary, State Department for Devolution Kenya Forest Service will distribute tree seedlings to youth groups that have registered to volunteer to implement tree planting in Schools and Health centers across the county.
The five water towers in Kenya are at risk due to forest degradation that the Kenya forest service say is alarming.Thousands of hectares of forest are lost from these water towers, leading to reduced water availability of approximately 62 million cubic metres per year.The resulting costs to our economy far exceed the financial gains from forestry and logging.
The Kenya Forest Service (KFS) has this morning launched the COVID 19 vaccination drive that is targeted at all willing staff across the country.
High Court Stops Gov't From Evicting Chebombai Community Members From Cultivating in Mt Elgon Forest
A high court in Bungoma has stopped the government from evicting Chebombai Community members from Mt Elgon forest. The environment and land court Judge Boaz Olao on May 24 ordered the government never to evict petitioners and other Chebombai community members from land parcel numbers North Malakisi/North Wamono. The court also ordered that all parcels outside the cutline between Cheptais forest and Chebombai area must not be interfered pending the inter-parties of this application.
Trans Nzoia police corporal Gilbert Mbilivili,has been apprehended after being caught ferrying charcoal and aloe vera using a police lorry. Gilbert was transporting seven bags of charcoal and sixty five bags of aloe vera on a police lorry along Kapenguria-Kitale road without proper documents. According to report by the citizen TV's,the corporal was nabbed by officers from Kenya Forest Service (KFS) following a tip-off from the public.
The Chief Conservator of Forests (CCF) Mr. Julius Kamau has today commissioned the Canine (K9) Unit arm of Kenya Forest Service into operation.The Service has officially integrated the use of security trained dogs within its enforcement and compliance division (ENCOM) as one of its strategies to complement human capital and increase capacity on matters of forest protection, conservation and management to deal with the ever-changing dynamics of forest-related crimes.
Kenya Forest Service, in the spirit of Labour Day, encourages all Kenyans to undertake tree growing and uphold conservation practices to enjoy the benefits that trees offer.The Chief Conservator of Forests Mr. Julius Kamau has noted the importance of forests and trees in touching people's lives, mitigating the effects of climate change and addressing challenges posed by the current COVID19 pandemic.
Three students accompanied by their two dogs were on an adventure in Mount Kenya forest before they lost their way and got stuck in the middle of the dark forest.According to Nation Media, police together with Kenya Wildlife Service and Kenya Forest Service rangers mounted an aerial and ground search in search of the students who have been named Anthony Muhoro (17), Jackson Karuri (17) and David Mukoma Kinyua (20).
The tree is one of the most essential requirements for man and other living organisms.It has a number uses, including making of furniture, attracting rainfall, acts as a home to birds and wild animals, e.t.c.
A group of 20 women from Chogoo village in Marakwet West, ditched brewing illegal alcohol, came together to form a development group.Kenya Forest Service was impressed by their passion and as a reward and to motivate them, gave them a five-acre piece of land where they started with a hundred cypress seedlings.