Read about KARURA forest here


Can you restore a forest that has been lost? A group of people based at Brackenhurst have done just that.  

Read their inspiring story and find out more about forest restoration here.

Trees can give us some important clues about a place and the people who live there. See what theTree Detectives found when they visited Spring Valley here.

The Grevillea tree was brought to Kenya from Australia.  It is now planted by farmers all over the country.  Old Grevillea trees, like this one in Spring Valley, show us that, not so long ago, this was farmland.  You can read about the Grevillea tree here.

The Nandi Flame Tree comes originally from Western Kenya, but it has been planted all over Nairobi.  You can read more about it here.

Is there a tree or forest in Nairobi that you think should be featured here?  Email us on with your suggestions.