Name ID 370
Oscar Baumann reported no trace of animals in the area presently covered by Lake Manyara National Park when he went through it in 1892
A suggestion to create a national park in 1935 was rejected by the governor who wrote about the western lakeshore as ‘one of the richest agricultural areas in the Territory’.
Extract Author: Anon
Page Number: 2009 03 25
Extract Date: 05-Mar-2009
... I see some questions in your websites (from the readres) which I could give some updates, although I would not like my name to appear on the webpage (you can reach me via my email).
The Marang Forest and the 'farms' have recently been added to the area of the national park, good for the elephants migration. The corridor to Ngorongoro, Yaeda Chini up to Lake Eyasi is under regular surveillance, further mushrooming of permanent settlements is kept on check by joint efforts (TANAPA and Districts), but it is still not completely clear of human settlement. We are giving more attention to this problem and there may be improvements of the corridor with time.
I hope this information helps, and kindly let me know if there is anything else I can provide information about. …