Sunday, 16 February 2014

NEWSLINK: Big Cat & Wildlife Research, Masai Mara Kenya

Big Cat & Wildlife Research, Masai Mara Kenya

As a volunteer on this project, which borders the famous Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, you will have the unique opportunity to get involved in vital conservation and wildlife research in the Mara Naboisho Conservancy.
Assist with exciting lion and elephant research, the development of a local wildlife guiding school for sustainable development and a rural primary school - all within sight of the breathtaking wildlife-filled Mara plains.
The highlights
  • Big Cat research and monitoring.
  • Diverse data collection guided by experienced field staff. This is particularly exciting during the months of July-October during the Great Migration.
  • Learn from experienced Masai guides about life in the African bush.
  • Work alongside local Masai expert instructors in training and educating students from the surrounding Masai community to be safari guides.
  • Assist in efforts to empower the local Masai communities to value their environment through conservation education.
  • Be involved in helping and improving the facilities of a Masai school located on the edge of the Masai Mara ecosystem.
  • Get a taste of the Kenyan / Maasai culture; learn a bit of Swahili & Maasai (Maa)!
  • Make friends for life.READ MORE

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