CHIEF CONSERVATOR OF FORESTS END OF THE YEAR 2022 MESSAGE Chief Conservator of Forests, Julius Kamau, EBS Our National Heritage- The Forests Our mandate to protect, conserve and manage state forests is service to humanity and nature. The forests that we protect and manage 24/7 are our National Heritage. They support our economic growth, social […]
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Tree Planting 2022

In accordance with Section 48 of the Forests Act, the Service created ten (10) Forest Conservancy Areas to oversee the proper and efficient management of forests, each with a ten (10) member Forest Conservation Committee (FCC) headed by chairperson who is appointed by the Board of Directors. The Service requests applicants to forward their applications […]
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The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in partnership with the Ministry of Environment, Global Environment Facility (GEF), KFS and KEFRI led a tree planting activity that saw over 7,000 indigenous tree seedlings planted in Mt Kulal, Marsabit County. 1,600 fruit tree seedlings were also given out to members of the community to plant in their […]
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Gede, Sokoke and Jilore forest stations CFA elections

Gede, Sokoke and Jilore forest stations make up the larger Arabuko Sokoke forest ecosystem in Kilifi County. This costal forest is a biodiversity hotspot with a variety of endemic species    Arabuko-Sokoke Forest is all that remains of a once much more extensive forest running from the horn of Africa to Mozambique. Population growth, coupled […]
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Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet   Today the world celebrates World Wildlife Day. Kenya Forest Service also joins in celebrating the day to highlight the central role of forests, forest species and ecosystems services in sustaining the livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people globally, and particularly of Indigenous and local communities with […]
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KFS partners with 8 Billion Trees to Launch Carbon Offset Afforestation Project in Eastern Kenya.

8 Billion Trees, a carbon offset company that runs a large scale planting operation in the Amazon Forest in collaboration with KFS launched a carbon offset project in Kenze Hills by planting trees in Makueni County in Eastern Kenya, to remove carbon emissions while rebuilding habitats and restoring local ecosystems. This exercise done in preparation […]
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KFS Senior Management Team Plants Trees

The Chief Conservator of Forests (CCF) Mr. Julius Kamau, in marking two (2) years at the helm of office as CCF and Service Commander since 26th April 2019, led members of the KFS Senior Management Team (SMT) in a tree planting exercise at Sigiria Block of Karura forest where 3720 trees were planted on 26th […]
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