Two Virunga National Park Rangers Bareke and Butsitsi have attended Special Training on gorilla conservation in Rwanda. With all the daunting challenges faced by Virunga’s rangers, working smart, as well as hard, is key. Covering 7,800 square kilometers of park is no easy task under any circumstances and especially not with a small ranger force.
Virunga’s First Hydroelectric Plant Online!
Virunga’s First Hydroelectric Plant Online!2013-08-18T10:01:37+03:00 News
Virunga National Park has brought the rural community of Mutwanga its first electrical grid. If you have been reading this blog over the last two years, you’ve witnessed the massive amount of work that has gone into this project. Well, construction is now complete, water is flowing down the race channel and spinning the turbines,
Ranger Killed in Ambush of the Museya Patrol Post
Ranger Killed in Ambush of the Museya Patrol Post2013-08-03T13:12:28+03:00 News
I am very sorry to report that another member of our ranger staff has been killed. Ranger Kasereka Kipako, age 34, was ambushed at his patrol post while his fellow rangers were out on a morning patrol. We are still investigating the incident, but the evidence points to Mai-Mai militia being the perpetrators of the