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The Okapi Conservation Project Education Program accomplished a series of activities in and around the Okapi Wildlife Reserve during April 2013. These included: Explaining and distributing conservation laws to FARDC Army officials; Focus group meetings with the youth living in … Continue reading
The OCP education program accomplished a series of activities in and around the Okapi Wildlife Reserve during April 2013. These included: Explaining and distributing conservation laws to FARDC Army officials The team traveled in and around the Reserve after getting … Continue reading
Normalcy returns to the Okapi Wildlife Reserve! ICCN rangers patrolling on a motorbike The situation in and around the Okapi Wildlife Reserve remains calm with no new problems documented with rebels or rogue military groups during the last three months. … Continue reading
Morgan and his men continue to destabilize the region with recent attacks on two gold mining camps outside the western boundary of the Reserve. FARDC arrested six Mai Mai rebels and confiscated twenty AK-47′s and one machine gun before they … Continue reading
We are happy to announce the launch of The Epulu Story. Serving as a companion site, this new site provides a dedicated hub for breaking news and information about the situation in Epulu, a comprehensive timeline of events, and the … Continue reading
The situation in Eastern DRC remains volatile as Morgan’s campaign against the ICCN Rangers continues with a group of his men brazenly attacking the Zunguluka guard post on Saturday Jan 5th killing ICCN guard, Kamango. This group then continued terrorizing … Continue reading
Emergency funds received from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) were provided by the Okapi Project to the Institute in the Congo for the Conservation of Nature (ICCN) for the re-establishment of two patrol posts in the Okapi Wildlife … Continue reading
Okapi Conservation Project Update: December 13, 2012 OCP facilities are nearly all repaired and rebuilding of ICCN headquarters is planned to begin in January with support from USFWS. It has been a very difficult and challenging year but the OCP … Continue reading
The Okapi Conservation Project is honored to be the recipient of the 2012 Mongabay Conservation Award. Read more about the award here.
John Lukas, Okapi Conservation Project – WCN 2012 from Wildlife Conservation Network on Vimeo.