Kenya Forest Service plants 8,800 seedlings in Turkana County

The Kenya Forest Service has led other stakeholders in planting 8,800 seedlings in Turkana County, heading closer to the national government target of 10,000 per county. The national government through the National youth council (NYC) aims to achieve a 10% forest cover by 2022. Speaking at St. Augustine Boys Primary School in Lodwar, the County Ecosystem Conservator Wilson […]

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Kenya Forest Service plans to plant 280,000 seedlings

Kenya Forest Service plans to plant about 280,000 seedlings in Tana River during the coming long rain season to increase forest cover. Speaking to the press on Tuesday at Hola office, County Eco-System Conservator Jafar Galole said a total of 160,000 seedlings will be mangroves and remaining 120,000 were from other types of tree species. […]

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Short rains tree planting campaign in Tana River County

Residents of Tana River County have been cautioned against cutting down trees for charcoal burning as doing so could lead to severe drought in future. Tana River County Commissioner Mr Mbogai Rioba warned the resident that the region’s forest cover stood at six percent thus urging them to plant more trees in their farms to […]

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