Canadian High Commission in Nairobi

Kenya High Commission in Ottawa

CIA World Factbook Kenya

Centres for Disease Control & Prevention – Travel to Kenya

Kenya Wildlife Service


Ontario University Program in Field Biology

Department of Biology, Queen’s University

University of Nairobi


Mara Elephant Project

Traffic – action to reduce illegal trafficking and enhance benefits to people from legal and sustainable trade of wild species.

United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) – headquartered in Nairobi

WWF Africa

Useful Field Guides

(we will bring copies of these books with us, although you may wish to bring particular guides on groups that most appeal to you personally)

Zimmerman, Pearson & Turner. 2005. Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania (Helm Field Guides)

Kingdom. 2015. The Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals: Second Edition

Dharani. Najma. 2011. Field Guide to Common Trees & Shrubs of East Africa


Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o. 1967. A Grain of Wheat.

Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye. 1986. Coming to Birth.

Wangari Maathai (Nobel Prize winner). 2006. Unbowed.

Hornsby, Charles. 2013. Kenya: A History Since Independence

Martell, Peter. 2022. Flowers for Elephants: How a Conservation Movement in Kenya Offers Lessons for Us All.

Karari Njama, Donald L Barnett, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, Micere Githae Mugo, Gitu wa Kahengeri, and Kamoji Wachiira. 2021. Mau Mau From Within: The Story of the Kenya Land Freedom Army.