Society / Environment
Wednesday, 07 Jun 2017 14:50 EATbmulu@kenyafreepress.com
The Wildlife Clubs of Kenya (WCK) Kitui Regional Education Officer Moses Katumbi has encouraged local schools to establish wildlife clubs for them to conserve the environment there.
The WCK official also highly thanked some local schools that are active on the environmental issues conservation. He further called upon the Kitui County people to plant plenty of trees to make the county green for their own good.
“Environmental conservation is a collective responsibility,” he said at the Kitui Central Primary School in Kitui Town during their auditing report for tree growing in Kitui County’s schools where Kitui Central Primary School was the climax after they had planted thousands of tree seedlings at several schools in the county.
Mr Katumbi said that their tree planting programme in the local schools is an initiative of the Wildlife Clubs of Kenya and the Kitui Green Run’s Child a Tree Initiative. The Kitui Green Run was started in 2014 for the good of the environmental conservation in the region.
He thanked their development partners including the Kitui County government, Kenya Forest Service and Green Africa Foundation.
Boniface is a contributing reporter for the Kenya Free Press based in Kitui County