Working Groups

Plants Committee

Plants Committee

Objectives

  1. To promote plant study through interactive knowledge exchange among experienced botanists, young scientists and biodiversity enthusiasts
  2. To educate the public and conservationists on the status of plant species diversity and their role in socio economic development
  3. To promote plant species conservation

Activities

The committee organizes lectures on plants, plans and leads outings for specialists and broad interest groups, disseminates plant information through publications and actively interacts with schools, environmental and conservation groups.

Committee Members

  • Dr. Geoffrey Mwachala
  • Dr. Abraham Muasya (Chairman)
  • Dr. Itambo Malombe
  • Dr. Catherine Lukhoba
  • Mr John M. Kimeu (Secretary)
  • Ms Magrate Kaigongi
  • Ms Judy Nyamai
  • Mr. Kennedy Wambua
  • Mr. Thomas Mwadime Nyange

Upcoming events & activities

The group carries out quarterly field visits (mainly in the rainy seasons).  To join our events, watch this space

Contact us at plants@naturekenya.org for more info!

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Plants Committee outing at Uhuru Gardens, Nairobi by John Kimeu

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Euphorbia brevitorta – A rare succulent that grows in rocky dry bushland by John Kimeu