Programmes & Projects

The Saint Lucia National Trust embarks on a number of programs and projects in fulfillment of its mandate. The programmes are developed to promote the organisation’s wider heritage conservation mandate, and are informed by the organisation’s strategic plan, priorities determined by its members and national development priorities. They are designed to encourage collaborative advocacy; enhance and expand environmental education; the conservation and sustainable use of our cultural assets; improve the development and management of our sites and properties; and support the management of protected areas.


Walcott Heritage Site

The Walcotts are an iconic Saint Lucian family, the most famous of whom is the Honourable Derek Walcott, the 1992 Nobel Prize winner for Literature. His twin brother Roderick Walcott, who died in Toronto in 2000 was a gifted playwright, poet and artist as well. Their mother was an educator. The Government of Saint Lucia…


PINL Restoration Project

The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) proposes to undertake redevelopment works at Pigeon Island National Landmark (PINL) to include rehabilitation of the Commanding Officer’s Quarters and the Cooperage to adaptive use, rehabilitation of the Officers’ Mess to be used as a conference centre, upgrade of Captain’s…


Save the Sea Grape Trees

Our attempts to Save the Sea Grape Trees on Sandy Beach in Vieux Fort, which have been badly affected by white fly infestations, mealy bugs and sooty mold, are ongoing.

During the 2nd week of November, two workmen from the NCA used a mist blower lent to us by the National Fair Trade Organization, to…


Teacher Training

The Saint Lucia National Trust received funding from the United Nations Environment Programme Regional Coordinating Unit of the Caribbean Environment Programme to execute the project entitled “Training teachers to increase student awareness and understanding of the importance of marine protected areas” in…


One Day On Earth

One Day on Earth started in September of 2008 with the goal of creating a unique worldwide media event where thousands of participants would simultaneously film over a 24-hour period. The idea for the project was conceived while watching musicians from very different regions of the world collaborate…


Global Environment Facility Small Grants Project (GEF SGP)

The Small Grants Programme (SGP) is a Global Environment Facility corporate programme implemented by UNDP on behalf of all three GEF implementing agencies – UNEP, UNDP and the World Bank – and executed by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). SGP balances global criteria and goals with programme…


Youth Environment Forum (YEF)

Since 2009 the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) has been staging its annual Youth Environment Forum (YEF). YEF, with the assistance of many agencies in the environmental field and through many of our benevolent sponsors, has over the years meaningfully engaged 246 youngsters from age 7 to 18 from across the island.…


WWViews

On Saturday, September 15th 2012, thousands of people around the world will participate in a global event dubbed “World Wide Views on Biodiversity”. The project will engage ordinary citizens in as many countries as possible in the process of policymaking and awareness raising to sustain a living and healthy…


OPAAL Project

The Eastern Caribbean region is endowed with a rich biodiversity, which, partly due to its isolation within the Caribbean Sea, has resulted in relatively high rates of national and regional endemism.1 The rates of endemism in the region vary with island topography. In the Leeward Islands for example where species are…



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