MAGIC!!

Northern Kenya has been transformed… all that worry of ‘where were the rains’ has all been forgotten, and we have been enjoying the fruits of it!! This is what we have been walking through day in, day out… The transformation of these desert lands to this is unbelievable… and you can imagine the smell’s… just […]

At last some rain!!! The Milgis is Smiling!

WE ARE ALL SMILING !!!!! For months and months every morning we would wake up to this…..YES totally unbelievably beautiful BUT not a cloud in the sky.. All over, animals dieing of thirst and starvation.. The scouts trying their best to help the wildlife survive, and every one willing and hoping for a cloud to rise […]

Elephant rescue.. and Vital projects for the future of the trust.. and porcupines!!

This Young elephant had slipped into this well 36 hours before and it was just luck that somebody passed by and saw him.. If we had not been on the end of a radio he would have baked in the hot sun inside this horror hole.. With in 5 minutes of hearing about it on […]

A gigantic wind fall from Norway!!.. From JUST AROUND THE ‘NEXT’ CORNER ART AUCTION!!..

Here we are again thanking people from outside Kenya for helping us save the future of this beautiful and extremely important eco-system!! For this totally extraordinary achievement we THANK our special friends and Milgis STARS Cecilie Malm-Brundtland (Milgis trustee) Annete Krosby (new Milgis Trustee), for days and days AND DAYS of tireless work to make […]

YOU CAN’T TALK ‘CONSERVATION’ UNTILL YOU’VE DEALT WITH THE NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE LIVING THERE!!

The Milgis Trust was started because this forgotten and totally unique part of the world needed some sort of protection.. The forests were burning and the Wildlife was disappearing!…. All sadly caused by humans… I’ve written plenty of blogs on the issue!!   BUT Its difficult to talk to a thirsty man in the desert […]

CONSERVATION?? two steps forward but sadly sometimes a step back..

This was sadly the situation this March 2015 up in the Ndoto mountains.. The sight of the fires was just so terrible that of course I did not think of  taking pictures.. this was the sight at night, every day another fire.. It is difficult to deal with fires as no one actually lives on […]

A simple message to Elephants… ‘THANK YOU”

  THANK YOU FOR BEING THERE .. THANK YOU FOR REBALANCING NATURE..   The Ndoto mountains are incredibly steep mountains, and these Elephants chose to climb to the top!.. What an incredible sight… ….   15 years ago there was disaster looming on these beautiful remote mountains in northern Kenya because the elephants were not […]