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Kayak Snorkelling Excursion 2017

- Written by National Trust

On 25th November 2017, a group of persons seeking adventure on the water assembled at Savannes Bay to participate in a kayaking and snorkelling tour organised by the Saint Lucia National Trust. We prepared the kayaks, put on life jackets and while some of us got into the kayaks, others boarded the boat. We spent some…

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Accelerating the achievement of the SDGs Agenda through Open Governance

- Written by National Trust

The first of the OGP Talk series of articles was featured in the October to December 2016 Newsletter of the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT). It considered the sustained efforts of Jamaica’s leaders to demonstrate their commitment to promoting open governance and public participation by joining the Open Government…

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1st Agreement to Protect Environmental Defenders

- Written by National Trust

“This will be the first agreement in the world that will address this tragedy of the 21st century to give protection to all those (environmental defenders) who need it,” this was the prophetic closing sentence of an emphatic speech by Andrea Sanhueza, Elected Representative of the Public (Chile) to governments during…

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Completion of Storm Drain Rehabilitation

- Written by National Trust

Rehabilitation of a major storm drain on Sandy Beach has been completed. The work is one of a suite of activities undertaken under a coastal stabilisation project which is being executed by the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) within the Pointe Sable Environmental Protection Area (PSEPA). According to Mr. Craig Henry,…

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Fer-de-Lance Safety Awareness Training

- Written by National Trust

On 7th and 8th December 2017, the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) and the Forestry Division within the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, Natural Resources and Co-operatives facilitated two Fer-de-Lance Safety Awareness Training Workshops for persons at risk of being bitten by the Fer-de-Lance due to their area…

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International Coastal Cleanup 2017

- Written by National Trust

On Saturday September 16th, volunteers gathered at Pigeon Island National Landmark from about 6:30 a.m. to help pick up garbage which had accumulated along the beaches and coastal areas. Many were not prepared for how difficult and extensive the job was going to be. Prior to the actual cleanup, the volunteers were given…

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SLNT uses multi-pronged approach to Fer-de-Lance Management

- Written by National Trust

The Forestry Division, a major partner of the project “Conservation and Management of the Endemic Fer-deLance on the small island developing state of Saint Lucia” will be the recipient of a supply of protective gear and equipment under the project. The handing over will be done by Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT)…

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White Breasted Thrasher & the Youth

- Written by National Trust

On June 22nd members of the Dennery Primary School’s ‘Lorax Club’ learned to use Google Earth to map coordinates to show the pressure areas of the Saint Lucia White Breasted Thrasher. The training was provided by Matt Morton of Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and Murlina Murray of the Saint Lucia National Trust…

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Celebrating 42 years of Conserving Saint Lucia’s Heritage

- Written by National Trust

Tuesday, 26th September 2017 marks the 42nd anniversary of the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT). The Trust is a membership organization established to help conserve the natural and cultural heritage of Saint Lucia and to promote values which lead to national pride and love of country. Over the years the organization…

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Building Resilience to Climate Change

- Written by National Trust

The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) sponsored a Beach Profile Training Workshop on Thursday, August 3rd at its satellite office in Vieux Fort. “The training exercise is part of a broader effort to increase local capacity for natural resources (beaches and coasts) monitoring and it is also a precursor to beach profile…

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