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County, resident plant trees in Entarara forest

By Our Reporter.

The county government, residents of Entarara and the Kenya Forest department planted trees at the Entarara forest in Oloitokitok Sub-county.
The county had a 20 acre piece of land in the area which was deforested.
Led by Ken Oseur, county chief executive officer of forest and natural resources and forest service director in the county Stephen
Kaunyo, they planted over 1000 trees so as to restore beautiful environment of Entarara forest.
Area Assistant Chief Peter Ole Kanai cautioned residents against grazing animals and farming in the forest.
Religious leaders, who are adjacent to the church, said they will use the forest as their shrines and places of worship.
Oseur added that the county will plant over two hundred thousand trees during this rainy period.
“We plan to give individuals and groups trees to plant in their homes so as to reduce the rate of dryness in our county,” Oseur said.
On his part, Kaunyo said: “As per now trees covers only 5 per cent and if burning charcoal continues, the area will turn into desert.
They also challenged residents to plants trees along with other crops including maize and beans to realize unlimited rainfall throughout the year.

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