Latest News and Updates

Revised Membership Categories and Fees

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Members and Council approved new membership categories and fees at the last quarterly meeting held on August 3rd, 2013. The attached provides further details.

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Pigeon Island Scores Again

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The Saint Lucia National Trust is pleased to announce that the Pigeon Island National Landmark has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for a second year running. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews…

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Trust News January to March 2013

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​Water Conservation: What you can do!

Each year on March 22, the United Nations and its members join forces to express the importance of water in our lives, and to echo the need to take steps to protect and conserve water, amid critical issues affecting the supply at this time.

But we do not have…

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A Tribute to the late Robert Devaux

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​The Saint Lucia National Trust is saddened by the passing of Mr. Robert J. Devaux OBE, MBE who, among his many accomplishments was a founding member of the Trust and its first Director from 1977 to 1994 and resident researcher from 1994 to 1996. After leaving the employ of the Trust he continued to support the organisation’s…

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Happy World Heritage Day

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​INTO, the international organisation of national trusts, brings together more than 60 national trusts and equivalent organisations from across the world, globally diverse but united by a shared commitment to conserving and sustaining our shared heritage – built and natural, tangible and intangible.

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Tribute to a Grass-roots Conservationist

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A tribute by Yves Renard to a grass-roots conservationist Magdalene ‘Magda’ Nelson who understood what sustainable use of the natural resources meant. The main resource upon which she and fellow community members in the Aupicon area in the south of Saint Lucia relied upon was the nearby Mankote Mangrove. For…

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Protect the Pitons Petition Update

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​At our membership meeting on March 2nd, 2013, our members mandated the Saint Lucia National Trust to open a petition to Government on the Freedom Bay Project for signature. This was done on April 5th 2013. However, at a recently concluded meeting of the Trust’s Council we were informed that Government has commissioned…

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A Caribbean Freedom of Information Network is Launched

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​KINGSTON, JAMAICA – For the first time, Caribbean governments and civil society have come together to discuss access to information, public participation in governance, and access to justice at a landmark conference held in Kingston, Jamaica. Representatives from 11 Caribbean countries attended the “Regional Conference…

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Islands without Aliens

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​Dennery Island on the road to recovery after goats removal

Saturday 1st March 2013, Dennery – The Saint Lucia National Trust, owner of Dennery Island, would like to extend its thanks and appreciation to the owners of the goats and sheep that until recently were grazing on the offshore island. During September…

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Taste the World Delivers Again

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​It was a day of food, fun and fine weather at the 4th annual Taste the World International Food Fair on Sunday, February 24, 2013. The Pigeon Island National Landmark was filled with close to 3000 patrons who came out to support the fund-raising event organized by the Saint Lucia National Trust.

Food lovers…

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Freedom Bay Development Press Release

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​The Saint Lucia National Trust notes that there has been much public debate over the media regarding the proposed Freedom Bay Development. Criticisms have also been leveled against the Trust about our perceived silence on the matter. However, the Council in its wisdom decided not to make a public statement hastily…

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Trust News October to December 2012

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YEF: And the Winners Are…...

​The long awaited results for the Youth Environment Forum (YEF) Logo & Slogan Competition have been announced. Eight youngsters waited patiently at the awards ceremony on December 17, 2012 at the Palmville Meeting Room at Coco Resorts in Rodney Bay to find out if…

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Reclaiming our Wetlands

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​Forty-five (45) strong moved in with their gloves and garbage bags ready to do battle with the debris that had defaced the wonderful wetlands at Savannes Bay. After about an hour and a half, the hard work of the volunteers yielded thirty-six (36) bags of garbage and other debris including a stove and tyres were piled…

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The Passing of a Heritage Pioneer

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​The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) expresses it heartfelt condolences to the family of the late Honourable Wilfred St. Clair-Daniel, SLC, CBE. Mr. St. Clair-Daniel who was laid to rest on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 was one of the founding members of the SLNT, as he sat on the Steering Committee for the establishment…

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Youngsters Present WWViews Results

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​Four youngsters, who participated in the World Wide Views (WWViews) on Biodiversity meeting in Saint Lucia have presented the official WWViews Results Report to a few stakeholders. The presentation was held on Monday, December 17, 2012 at the Palmville Meeting Room at Coco Resorts in Rodney Bay. Saint Lucia was one…

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The YEF Logo/Slogan Winners Are In!

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​Although school is out eight youngsters came proudly clad in their uniforms to ascertain if they secured a place in the Youth Environment Forum (YEF) Logo & Slogan Competition organized by the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT). The competition which was launched in March 2012 was geared at getting youngsters ages…

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Marigot Goes Global

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​Little Labas Beach in Marigot Bay joined the giant One Day on Earth project, joining people from all nations across the globe in videoing their experiences of life on 12.12.12.

THANKS TO THE NATIONAL TRUST

The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) has been involved in this inspiring movement since it started…

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Trust News July to September 2012

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Trust News is the Saint Lucia National Trust’s quarterly newsletter which seeks to inform members, partners and the general public of our many initiatives and upcoming activities. The articles therein are written by the staff, members and partners who share our mandate to conserve Fair Helen’s patrimony.…

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