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What the Youth Can Learn from young Peter Greensmith

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This article is based on an interview of Peter Greensmith by Bradley Martin in 1987, from Kenya Past and Present, 1994. Peter Greensmith is responsible for the beautiful landscape of City Park, including the carefully selected ornamental plants and unique features, having been the Nairobi Parks Superintendent between 1947-1965. Without the likes of Mr. Greensmith, […]

Developing a Comprehensive Plan for Restoration of City Park


Following the handover of City Park to Kenya Forest Service from the Nairobi City County Government, a task-force comprising of representatives from KFS, NEMA, NMK, KEFRI, NMS, NCCG and Friends of City Park was constituted to develop a restoration plan for the Park. Ms Charity Munyasya, KFS’ Deputy Chief Conservator of Forests, chairs the Committee. […]

Friends of City Park working with the Ministry of Environment through Kenya Forest Services & National Museums of Kenya to Implement the President’s Directive to Reclaim, Restore, Conserve, Protect Public Green Spaces

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A recent Presidential Directive to reclaim and rehabilitate public green spaces has seen state departments make new waves of development in executing the directive across the County, faster than ever witnessed Fig. Hon. Keriako Tobiko touring the Murumbi Memorial Garden accompanied by Mr. Julius Kamau, Chief Conservator of Forests, FoCP members and other stakeholders [Photo:KFS] […]