Meru oak

Meru oak is the commercial prize of this forested eastern side of the mountain, though judging by the number of active sawmills at the upper end of the town, supplies won't last much longer. More

Meru oak is the commercial prize of this forested eastern side of the mountain, though judging by the number of active sawmills at the upper end of the town, supplies won't last much longer. The forest still comes almost to the town's edge, however, and paths lead off to cleared shambas where, for a year or two, just about anything will grow. MERU town, the base for visits to Meru National Park, is strung out over 23km. More