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Raising the Visibility of the Saint Lucia National Trust

- Written by National Trust

The Governor General Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy issued a challenge to the Saint Lucia National Trust to augment efforts to make its wide-ranging conservation work more visible in the public domain. She congratulated the management, councilors and staff for the work they have undertaken over the past year, and…

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OGP Talk: Jamaica Continues to Walk the Talk of Open Governance

- Written by National Trust

In June 2012 Jamaica signed Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development. Principle 10 basically seeks to ensure that all individuals are granted access to information about environmental issues, are allowed to participate in decision-making processes and have access to justice in environmental…

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AGM 2016 Notice

- Written by National Trust

Notice is hereby given that the 40th Annual General Meeting of the Saint Lucia National Trust will be held at the St. Lucia Civil Service Association Centre, Sans Souci, Castries, at 1.00 pm on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016.

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Mangrove Tree Planting Tour

- Written by National Trust

First of all, not being an early morning person, highly appreciative of the fact that the tour of Mankote Mangrove started at a decent hour: around 10 am - presumably to allow the Castries posse to wind their way down to the south. Living in Vieux Fort, it ordinarily requires a visit to Hewanorra Airport on Sunday afternoons…

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Mangrove Discovery Week

- Written by National Trust

The Saint Lucia National Trust along with The Nature Conservancy (TNC), the Departments of Forestry and Fisheries, PCI Media Impact, ECO South Tours, the Au Picon Charcoal and Agricultural Producers and the Grenada Fund for Conservation, are hosting a ‘Mangrove Discovery Week’ from November 14th to 20th.

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Vive La Wòz

- Written by National Trust

The Western Youth Chapter of the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) celebrated the La Rose (La Wòz) Festival which coincides with the feast of Saint Rose De Lima on August 30. To keep this…

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Summer in the Park

- Written by National Trust

Usually as summer holidays come to an end parents and children start to feel the pressure of getting ready for the new school year, thinking less of why vacation was given in the first place. No time to relax or have some fun, running here and there to purchase the last book or school uniform in time for school. So to…

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Saint Lucia’s Snakes in the Spotlight

- Written by National Trust

Staff from the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) and Forestry Department along with representatives from Fauna & Flora International and Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust mounted an exhibition at the Blue Coral Mall, Castries on July 15, 2016 as part of activities to commemorate World Snake Day celebrated every…

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Strengthening Environmental Governance

- Written by National Trust

Twenty-two (22) Signatory Countries and over 40 representatives of the public made significant progress at the 4th Meeting of the Negotiating Committee for a Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The negotiation…

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SLNT at World IUCN Conservation Congress

- Written by National Trust

On September 1, 2016 the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) opened the World Conservation Congress entitled “Planet at the Crossroads” in Honolulu, Hawai’i. The Congress convened with thousands of government and non-governmental organizations representatives debating and acting on critical…

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Protecting the Saint Lucia White Breasted Thrasher

- Written by National Trust

As part of an ongoing project being undertaken by the Saint Lucia National Trust on promoting public awareness of the Saint Lucia White Breasted Thrasher, SLNT’s Programme Assistant/Conservation Murlina Murray together with Saphira Hunt - Programme Assistant/South, Matt Morton of Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust…

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Listing of Buildings Project Update

- Written by National Trust

In 2014 the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) underwent a rapid assessment of 250 buildings of architectural and historic merit island wide in Saint Lucia. Some of the Chattel houses, military buildings and churches that were visited were dilapidated (figure 1), abandoned or underused. These buildings represented…

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SLNT Stages Junior Conservation Programme

- Written by National Trust

The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) held a summer programme at the Vieux Fort Post- Secondary School from August 8 to 10, 2016 for youth between the ages of 9 to 17. This is one in a series of activities under a Junior Conservation Programme (JCP). This programme is intended to get young people deeper involved in environmental…

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