Duma Team Chyulu Update: 01 June 2006
James Mbuthia – team leader Julius Kyalo Nasarwa Esmegere David Wambua 4 KWS rangers
Area of operation:
During the month of June the Chyulu team patrolled the following areas: Mukurulo, Tindima, Thali, Kaunguni, Kenzili, Mathaioni, Muundi, Umani, Wikiamba, Bisu mbui, Kwa katakiu, and Meli areas.
57 SNARES COLLECTED 17 ARRESTS
During the course of the month of June the Chulu team concentrated on patrolling the parks boundary from Mankindu to Kibwezi.
A total of 17 people were arrested this month. Those arrested included 4 bushmeat poachers, 5 charcoal burners
There is an increase in the competition for grass as the drought persists. The team therefore has to continue to keep the surrounding communities to enter the park and keep the wildlife safe.
Report by James Mbuthia