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 […]

Lene Maria and Maria Annette.. In memory!

These two beautiful girls, Lene Maria and Maria Annette sadly are not with us any more…   but in their memory so many people in Samburu land have a smile!! so we thank the two families the Bergums and Ofstads  for every thing they have done.. Lene Maria was so kind to Maria Annette in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vital component of conservation.. FAMILY PLANNING!! and HAPPY DAYS!!!

Hurray!!!! Milgis has finally joined the dots of the ‘conservation’ circle!!!… TO ME, ONE IS NOT ‘DOING’ PROPER CONSERVATION UNTILL ONE INCLUDES FAMILY PLANNING IN THE EQUATION!!!   Welcome aboard Haller foundation!! We are delighted not only for the above reason, but Rene Haller is famous in Kenya, especially in my generation, probably world wide, […]

The Stars of the Milgis Trust

The **‘Stars’** of the Milgis Trust are many.. and most of you, the supporters are mentioned on the website, but just to say thanks to you ALL again and to follow up on some of our recent ‘stars’!! From our donors, large and Small, to all the individuals that volunteer, the hard working Trustees, and Milgis employees […]