Monthly Archives: September 2009

Feeding the monkeys in City Park- not always good!

The Sykes and Vervet monkeys at City Park are a joy to watch. Every time you visit the park, you will always find them happily jumping up and down the trees and on the open grounds waiting for people to feed them, always curious what they may be carrying for them. To me this is […]

New Biodiversity Findings in Nairobi City Park!

Pilot biodiversity surveys undertaken during the month of August 2009 in Nairobi City Park have yielded some very exciting discoveries. The surveys were commissioned by Friends of City Park-a project of Nature Kenya. An individual tree of Euphorbia cussonoides was found growing near the Bowling Green restaurant. It’s the first to be recorded anywhere since […]

Family Fun day at Nature Kenya!!

Nature Fair The weekend is closing on fast. The dates are 5th and 6th September. The word in the air is the Nature fair. This event is being organised by Nature Kenya. The objective being to inform the public the link between community and conservation, provide information on environment and conservation and for the public […]

Victory for Conservationists!

 Publication of legal notice- Nairobi City Park Land speculators  eyeing plots in City Park were dealt a major blow when the Minister of State for National Heritage and Culture declared the remaining 60 hectares of City Park as a protected area in a legal Notice No. 130 appearing in Kenya Gazette Supplement No.59 dated 4th September […]

City Park’s Nurseries.

Nairobi City Park, hosts a good number of flora and fauna. This old park was well known for its tree and plant nurseries that were meant to supply other Parks with seedlings. This included the African violets Nursery, succulents’ garden and the Boscowan collection of rare plants. In the 1950’s people came from far and […]

Join Us! Help Save Nairobi City Park!

This blog is about an amazing park right in the heart of Nairobi City. It is written by the Friends of Nairobi City Park, a project of Nature Kenya (the East African Natural History Society). City Park consists of a mixture of indigenous forest and planted gardens. It is located off Limuru Rd between Parklands […]