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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…

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Newsletter October to December 2015

- Written by National Trust

On November 28, 2015 the Southern Chapter of the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) undertook a tour to Maria Islands Nature Reserve. Fifty persons signed up for this educational tour, all eagerly ready to invade Maria Major. Ready and waiting, armed with binoculars, walking poles and cameras with long range lens, these…

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World’s Rarest Snake Sighted

- Written by National Trust

For the past two years there was no sighting of the Saint Lucia Racer. After many searches not a single individual was found. The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT), Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, the Forests and Lands Resources Department (Forestry Department) and Fauna & Flora International continued their…

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COP21 Outcome - SLNT celebrates with the rest of the world

- Written by National Trust

The Saint Lucia National Trust celebrates, with the rest of the world, the adoption of the Paris Agreement where 195 countries committed to bold actions to tackle the issues of climate change. Congratulations to the Alliance of Small Island Developing States, the Caribbean Youth Environment Network, the Organization…

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SLNT Stages Successful AGM

- Written by National Trust

One would think that the location or even the inclement weather the day before would have kept members away but this was not the case as close to 100 members and 23 staff attended…

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WWViews Results Report Launched

- Written by National Trust

The conversation about climate change is not only taking place at the ongoing United Nations Conference of Parties (COP 21) in Paris but also in Saint Lucia. Six months ago the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) staged the World Wide Views (WWViews) on Climate and Energy Debate along with over 70 countries. This unique…

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Working Towards a Sustainable Future

- Written by National Trust

The world watches as leaders meet in Paris from November 30 - December 11, 2015 for the 21st Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP)…

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Newsletter July to September 2015

- Written by National Trust

The Saint Lucia National Trust held its 7th annual Youth Environment Forum (YEF) from July 27 – 31, 2015. Due to budgetary constraints this year only one programme was held in the South, at the Vieux Fort Primary School. The main co-ordinators, SLNT’s Ms. Saphira Hunt and Mr. Craig Henry facilitated the participation…

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Trust Pioneers Lecture 2015

- Written by National Trust

“I just want to express heartfelt gratitude for the occasion of Dr. Honychurch’s lecture. It was indeed a very sapid presentation, enough to capture the undivided interest of my 11 year old, who saw it fitting to take pertinent notes. The lecture and subsequent discussion left me personally with a piqued interest…

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Morne Pavillon Nature Reserve Hike

- Written by National Trust

The hike to Morne Pavillon Nature Reserve was held on Saturday, October 17, 2015. The area is a designated 18-acre site with a rich military history background and a nature reserve for wildlife and endangered plants. Twenty-nine (29) members assembled at the bus stop opposite the Gros Islet Police Station to begin the…

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This is Who We Are

- Written by National Trust



Campaign Brief

The Trust is an implementing partner (along with the Fisheries Department of the Government…

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Tribute to Maria Grech

- Written by National Trust

​Maria Patricia Grech was born in Portsmouth, England in 1936 and migrated to Saint Lucia with her husband and son in the early sixties. Her involvement with the Saint Lucia National Trust dates back to the early eighties when she joined the Trust as a Life member. Subsequently, she was elected to Council, a position…

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SLNT Anniversary Message from Dr. Edsel Edmunds

- Written by National Trust

CONGRATULATIONS

THE SAINT LUCIA NATIONAL TRUST - 40 YEARS ANNIVERSARY

by

Dr. Edsel Edmunds, OBE *

As a founding member of The Saint Lucia National Trust, it gives me great pleasure to congratulate…

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Conserving Marine Resources

- Written by National Trust

“This is Who We Are” Campaign

Marine areas, particularly coastal marine areas provide crucial ecosystem services to, especially, small island developing states (SIDS). Marine areas are important sources of food for human beings but also for birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians. These areas also help…

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Our History

- Written by National Trust

Join us for “Our History” on Choice TV (channel 39 on Lime, 50 on Flow and 6 on Spectra). The programme will be aired on Sundays at 11:25 a.m. and 6:55 p.m. and Wednesdays at 7:25 p.m. “Our History” is a five minute production of the Saint Lucia National Trust and it delves into the interesting…

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Marine Managed Areas

- Written by National Trust

“This is Who We Are” Campaign

During the months of July through to October the Saint Lucia National Trust and the Department of Fisheries, in collaboration with PCI Media Impact, and with support of The Nature Conservancy through its ECMMAN (Eastern Caribbean Marine Managed Areas Network) Project…

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