These evil fires.. the Ndotos are crying…

Its hard to believe that people, yes people, who live off the land, can be so uncontrolled and destructive.. Once again.. the Ndoto mountains have been burnt, not once, not twice BUT 4 enormous fires have raged across the west side of the mountain destroying every thing in their paths… We are even doubting our […]

Mt Nyiru this most beeeaautiful Mountain..

Mt Nyiru .. The holy mountain for all maa speaking peoples.. The Samburu, the Maasai and the Njemps… It is the home of the great man who prophesizes whats coming, when the rains are going to be good, and security issues, and much more!  Also the orders, for all maa ceremonies come from there and […]

2018 greats and HUGE THANKS ALWAYS!!

2018 a year with wonderful sun rises, moon and moon eclipses, an amazing line of planets Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars all in the sky at once in a perfect line, and always the exquisite stars!!! Stars in the sky and OUR supporters!! THANK YOU ALL!!   This year started so badly with an awfal drought […]

Adventure and thanks!!!

Sometimes being remote has its challenges and in this last year we have lost alot of sleep because we’ve had a string of Elephants limping badly, or very poorly for various reasons, some gun shot wounds, but mainly a disease the Samburu call ‘Lokuchum’ and sadly most of the time we have not been able […]

Where to start… maybe.. news of rain!

All animals people and plants are ‘dancing with joy’ up our way.. The rains finally came!! Its been tough times in Northern Kenya and every one has been holding their breath for some rain.. We have been so occupied with going on safari and enjoying the amazing final lmuget ceremonies for the warriors that not […]

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 […]

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 […]