2024 WORLD WETLANDS DAY COMMEMORATION

It was a sunny, quiet Friday of a ninth February,2024 in Nkhotakota, T/A Kalimanjira at Chizongwe 2 ground some nine kilometers away from Chia bridge as we are coming from Mwansambo turn off, where WESM through its Chia Water-bird Community Management project with funding from Darwin Initiative and UK Aid through Birdlife International successfully commemorated …

Capacity Building For Rangers

WESM is offering a series of “Ranger Workshops” in partnership with DNPW Lilongwe Nature Sanctuary to build capacity in wildlife and ecological interpretation in order to enhance engagement between rangers and visitors to the Sanctuary. Given that rangers are on “the frontlines” of engagement with the public, the project objective is to empower rangers to …

CAPACITY STRENGTHENING WORKSHOP FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CLUB PATRONS AND MATRONS

WESM and WUSC through the club’s coordinator and Paul WUSC volunteer organized a capacity building training to Matrons and Patrons here in referred to as Pa/Matron of Wildlife or Environmental clubs in schools of around Chioko Zone. The capacity building training was organized to impart skills and knowledge on handling the club members, making/ keeping …

A COMMUNITY BROUGHT TOGETHER BY THE LOVE OF NATURE

On December 15th, 2023, WESM Lilongwe, in collaboration with the Department of Parks staff, held trail benching maintenance to increase trail accessibility, maintain the structure, create new trails, or repair and maintain existing ones for the sustainability of Forest Park’s trails in Lilongwe Nature Sanctuary, hence fostering a sense of biodiversity and environmental volunteerism among …

November 2023 Art In The Park

The biannual Art in the Park ninth edition occurred from Friday the 8th to Sunday 12th November at Four Seasons in Lilongwe where 33 artists exhibited their works under the theme “Malawi”. The opening ceremony which was graced by the minister of local government, culture and unity Honourable Richard Chimwendo Banda MP. Wildlife Environmental Society …

MSOMBA WILDLIFE CLUB VISIT

On 3rd November, 2023 members of Msomba Wildlife Club members visited Makwalata Wildlife Club and Mbewu Special School in Nkhatabay district. The visit aim at facilitating learning and knowledge sharing between the two clubs on the following areas:

PETITION TO SAVE MICHIRU FOREST RESERVE

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CHIA PROJECT LAUNCH

On 3rd November 2023, the Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi (WESM) launched a Community Approach to Waterbird Resources Management Project at Chia Lagoon in Nkhotakota District. The event attracted community members, government officials, environmentalists, traditional leaders and other key stakeholders including beach village committees, fisheries associations and other non-governmental organisations’ representatives. with the Director …