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Tusk Trust - Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy works as a model and catalyst for the conservation of wildlife and its habitat.

Safaricom Marathon 2019

20th Safaricom Marathon A Big Success

Marking its 20th Anniversary, this year’s Safaricom Marathon, hosted by Tusk and the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, once again saw more than 1,400 runners from over 40 countries tackling the incredibly challenging yet breathtakingly beautiful course in northern Kenya.

Tusk Conservation Lecture at the Royal Geographical Society 2016

A Win-Win Solution for Mountain Gorillas and People

The continued growth of the mountain gorilla population in central Africa is a rare conservation success story, and having devoted much of her life to their protection, Dr Gladys Kalema Zikusoka has been a major contributor to this.

Tusk Trust - Lewa Lewa Wildlife Conservancy Community Programme Women's Microcredit © Amunga Eshuchi

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy Community Programme

The community programme is based on in-depth consultations with the rural population to secure their participation in the scheme and guarantee that tangible benefits of wildlife conservation reach the local people.

Ride 4 Rangers Reaches the Halfway Mark

The Ride 4 Rangers team is halfway through their cumulative bike ride challenge. Aiming for a 30,000km total distance – the equivalent of circumnavigating Africa. Ben Morison, the organiser and driving force behind the challenge, gives us an update from the road.

Grevy’s Zebra Trust

Grevy’s Zebra Trust (GZT) works closely with communities to combat threats from habitat degradation, lack of dry season water access, and hunting by nomadic pastoralists.

Safaricom Marathon - Mount Kenya and Runners

Safaricom Marathon 2019 - 20th Anniversary

“One of the top ten races to run in your life.” -- Runner’s World

Tusk’s Safaricom Marathon, organised in partnership with Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, is regarded as one of the world’s top ten marathons. This unique event has raised millions of dollars since 2000 to fund Tusk's wildlife conservation, community development, education and healthcare initiatives across Kenya.

The Southern African Wildlife College

The Southern African Wildlife College (SAWC) was established in 1996 to give natural resource managers, at all levels, the motivation and skills they need to become partners in saving the continent's natural heritage.

Conservation Heroes - The Crane Man

"Before we started working to protect grey crowned cranes most people did not know the bird was endangered and rapidly dying out in Rwanda." - Olivier Nsengimana, Founder, The Rwanda Wildlife Conservation Association.