Latest News and Updates




Representatives of the Public Final Report

- Written by National Trust

The Third Meeting of Negotiating Committee held from April 5-8, 2016 in Montevideo, Uruguay is an important step towards achieving a Regional Agreement on Access Rights to Information, Participation and Justice Regarding Environmental Matters. The following link provides a thorough…

Read more...


Discover Dauphin Tour

- Written by National Trust

Thanks to all who came to our Discover Dauphin expedition on May 1, 2016. Here are a few images of the petroglyph and other interesting highlights of the tour. See you at our next activity!

Read more...


National Museum: Charting the way forward

- Written by National Trust

A Round Table consultation scheduled for 21 – 22 April 2016 at the Folk Research Centre will kick-start planning for a national museum. In November 2015, the Government of Saint Lucia vested the property known as the Married Women’s Quarters, at Vigie in the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) for the purposes of establishing…

Read more...


Community Groups and Scientists Piloting Mangrove Nurseries to Restore Wetlands

- Written by National Trust

Next week, officers from the Departments of Forestry and Fisheries, staff of the Saint Lucia National Trust, and community members from Vieux Fort and Praslin will join regional experts to establish mangrove nurseries that will help replenish the island’s critically threatened wetlands.

The project is an initiative…

Read more...


World Heritage Day 2016

- Written by National Trust

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 15, 2016

PRESS RELEASE

Celebrating World Heritage Day with our Youth

The Saint Lucia National Trust…

Read more...


Insights: Negotiations on Environmental Matters

- Written by National Trust

The 3rd Negotiating Committee Meeting of the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Participation and Justice Regarding Environmental Matters took place in Montevideo, Uruguay from April 5-8. 2016. Members of the public played an integral role in the negotiations which are critical to transforming how…

Read more...


Advancing Environmental Governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

- Written by National Trust

In less than 24 hours negotiators from 20 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) will gather in Montevideo, Uruguay for the 3rd Meeting of the Negotiating Committee of the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in the LAC Region. This process seeks…

Read more...


Updating Resource Use Location & Patterns in PSEPA

- Written by National Trust

A one day consultation aimed at determining where and how the resources within the Pointe Sable Environmental Protection Area (PSEPA) are being utilized was held on Friday March 18, 2016 at the Department of Fisheries Conference Room in Vieux Fort. The consultation brought together various stakeholders from both the…

Read more...


Spreading the Conservation Message

- Written by National Trust

The Vieux Fort Town Square buzzed with excitement as hundreds of people gathered for “Sé Maria Nou Ka Alé” a popular theatre production by the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) in collaboration with Coaks Production. The objective of the production on Sunday, March 13, 2016 was to sensitize the public of the rare…

Read more...


Saint Lucia’s Seamoss Farmers Raise the Bar

- Written by National Trust

The official certification ceremony of seamoss farmers was held 19th February 2016 at the Vieux Fort Square on Clarke Street in Vieux Fort. This certification of the seamoss farmers was another important milestone under the CARIBSAVE Caribbean Fish Sanctuary Partnership Initiative (C-FISH) sponsored project…

Read more...



Seamoss Farmers to be certified in Sustainable Seamoss Production

- Written by National Trust

The training and certification of seamoss farmers is a component of a larger project aimed at strengthening community-based marine protected areas management (marine reserves or no-take-zones) by providing resources, training and alternative livelihood opportunities in 5 countries across the Caribbean. This project comes…

Read more...


Our Endemic Fer-de-Lance

- Written by National Trust

In January 2015, the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) and the Forestry and Land Resources Department (FLRD) received funding from the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP) to implement a project entitled “Conservation and Management of the Endemic Fer-de- Lance (Bothrops caribbaeus) on the small…

Read more...




Walcott’s “Trusted House”

- Written by National Trust

While the “Walcott House” would be the most strategically fitting title for the recently restored boyhood home of Derek and Roderick Walcott, “The Trusted House”, the poetic title given by the 1992 Nobel Laureate for Literature, may actually be the spiritual name needed to ensure the survival of the institution.…

Read more...


Adopt a Reef Program

- Written by National Trust

Although they are mostly out of sight for those who spend most of their time on land, coral reefs play an essential role as they provide shelter and protection for many species of fish, which feed millions of people annually. Additionally, without coral the amount of carbon dioxide in the ocean would increase significantly…

Read more...


Page 1 of 6 pages  1 2 3 >  Last ›

2015 © Saint Lucia National Trust

eMagine the possibilities…