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One of the core functions of KWS is to provide wildlife education and extension services to the public for their support in wildlife conservation. This contributes to the overall KWS mandate in terms of enhancing wildlife conservation, protection, and management, improving KWS’s linkages, recognition and relationships with stakeholders.

Effective wildlife conservation in Kenya calls for immediate and long-term changes in practice, management and perception towards wildlife and its conservation. Conservation Education is instrumental in soliciting for support from both local and international communities.

Challenges facing conservation are increasing by the day. Changing lifestyles have led our populations to be disconnected from matters of conservation of wildlife and its habitats. To most students, teachers and community members, a visit to the parks is a learning experience.