On his recent visit to the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre, the Minister of State for Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities, Hon Kiwanda Godfrey Ssubbi commended the board, management and staff of the centre for their innovations and contributions to Tourism development in Uganda. The minister was thrilled to take part in hands on touristic activities that […]
On Sunday 17th July, 2016 whilst on a game drive with visitors in Murchison Falls Conservation Area. The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) rangers over heard a lion cub, in the deep trench, and later on spotted a pride as they went on with the game drive. On returning the following day, the cub was over […]
In recognizing the role that Uganda Wildlife Education Centre plays, Embrace Kulture, Entebbe Children Welfare School, the Municipal Council today joined Madeline Stuart in recognizing the Wildlife Centre as a pioneer Zoo in Africa to encourage and promote outdoor activities for persons with special needs, at an event that was graced by over 70 persons […]
Mr. James Musinguzi,the Executive Director UWEC was re elected to the Executive Committee of the African Association of Zoos and Aquaria at the last PAAZA conference held in South Africa. He bounces back as the chairman of the East, West and Central Africa chapter of Pan African Association of Zoos and Aquria. In the picture […]
Off the Inspectorate General of Government busy schedule, UWEC was privileged to host and take through the management team through the different visitor programs and operations of the centre. The team visited our quarantine facilities, animal clinic in addition to some breathing taking and up close animal experiences in our behind the scenes programs. The […]
During the months of March and April, 2016. We received 36 community calls, requesting UWEC to intervene in; problem animals, stray or animals they deemed dangerous to the communities. Due to distance and resource constraints we managed to respond in time to some cases and where we deemed necessary gave advise on how communities could […]
As went on with business on 26th January, 2016. Our rescue team received an emergency call from the airport authorities at Entebbe International Airport. We wasted no time and rushed to the scene, where we found a bird that had been hit by the plane. The wings were completely shuttered and had to be amputated. […]
When was the last time you went out to the forest? Had such a nice and natural breeze? Listened to the animals, birds or insects sounds so lound but organised? Try it during your next visit to the wildlife education centre. Discover many free ranging animals from monkeys, birds to antelopes!
Wondering where to spend your weekend, want a clean safe to swim beach with life savers and trained personnel ready to help at all time? Don’t look else where, just come to the wildlife education centre, Entebbe. Watch the animals and make use of the longest beachline in Entebbe. See you soon!
Last week, the wildlife education centre was delighted to receive a baby elephant feeding bottle from Dr. Brina Bunt. It is through people’s generous support that we are able to care for the rescued, confiscated and animals in distress and need at our facility. Anybody can make a difference for wildlife. You too can contribute […]