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 …

EQUIPING YOUTH WITH PRACTICAL SKILLS AND TOOLS TO PRACTICE INNOVATION FOR GREEN JOBS IN MALAWI.

To get green innovation tools into the hands of more Environmental Youth champions in Malawi, Paul Atsu, World University Service of Canada volunteer at WESM Lilongwe branch as Communications and Youth Engagement Advisor held a Green Entrepreneurship Mentorships trains 22 Environmental Club Members at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources on 5th Octobers 2023 …

Chia Project National Stakeholders Meeting

The Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi (WESM) has initiated a three-year project aimed at empowering the communities residing near Chia Lagoon in Nkhotakota. According to Victor Mangochi, the Chairperson of WESM’s Board, this project focuses on providing loans to these communities in order to support the protection and restoration of wildlife, particularly birds, in …