The Mount Kenya Trust is a Kenyan based organisation dedicated to helping preserve and protect Mount Kenya. THE MOUNT KENYA TRUST
A group of concerned Kenyans established the Trust following a detailed 1999 report that shocked the nation by concluding that ""Mount Kenya's forests are under extreme threat from human induced illegal activities such as extensive poaching of wildlife, devastating logging of indigenous tree species, charcoal production, over-grazing, and large scale growing of marijuana.""
The Mount Kenya Trust was established to help preserve and protect this important heritage. Named in memory of Bill Woodley, a dedicated conservationist who together with his team successfully protected the mountain and the surrounding forest for 20 years of the 44 years he served in National Parks, the Trust hopes to continue this legacy.
The Mount Kenya Trust works closely with the Kenya Wildlife Service and the Forest Department to ensure that its projects address the issues of highest priority.
Our mission is:
1. To concentrate preservation efforts at the field level for
2. To fence critical forest areas in order to minimise
3. To support existing Government and Law Enforcement
agencies and assist them in stemming illegal activities
that threaten Mount Kenya's ecosystem.
4. To initiate reafforestation programs and establish
nurseries for indigenous trees.
5. To develop and implement local education and
Not For Profit
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Postal Address (Main Contact)
Mount Kenya TrustPO Box 20139-00200 Nairobi, Kenya