15 July 2019
Aerial Surveillance Report for June 2019
June was a quiet month in terms of almost all illegal activities. In fact, only one instance of fresh poaching activity was discovered, which was a fresh elephant carcass on the Tiva River with ivory pulled out. ...
25 June 2019
Aerial Surveillance Report for May 2019
Throughout May, the Aerial Unit was occupied primarily with cases of human-wildlife conflict (HWC) in the communities surrounding the Tsavo Conservation Area. The helicopter attended to a total of 11 separate HWC callouts; some of these instances involved our fixed wing aircraft scouting ahead to first locate the herds of elephant. Moving elephants back into protected areas is challenging work!...
14 May 2019
Aerial Surveillance Report for April 2019
April saw the very late and scattered arrival of the rainy season in Tsavo. A few small areas received heavy storms, however, the bulk of the Park remained dry during a month when the rains would normally be coming to an end. ...