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Sandy Beach After the Christmas Trough

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On 24 December 2013, a severe weather trough caused the Vieux Fort River to swell and, around 7pm, break its banks in the La Tourney area. The river water flooded the runway of Hewanorra International Airport and rushed into Vieux Fort town. Low-lying areas in the Bacadere, the Mang and Bruceville flooded with 4 ft of…

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Recycling in Saint Lucia

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How to recycle in St. Lucia

It’s that easy! Follow the 3 steps and you could recycle nearly everything in your place.

Step 1. Knowing who recycles your recyclable waste

Step 2. Find out the location of the nearest recycling site in your area

Step 3. Call and ask for a collection service!…

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Newsletter October to December

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The Saint Lucia National Trust Awards Sir Derek Walcott

The Honourable Derek Walcott is now an Honourary Life Member of the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT). This title was conferred on the Nobel Laureate at the SLNT’s 37th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, November 16, 2013…

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AGM 2013

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Please follow link below to access some highlights of our 2013 Annual General Meeting.

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National Trust Awards Sir Derek Walcott

- Written by National Trust

The Honourable Sir Derek Walcott is now an Honourary Life Member of the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT). This title was conferred on the Nobel Laureate at the SLNT’s 37th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the Marigot Secondary School. The members unanimously supported the resolution to…

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SLNT Newsletter July to September 2013

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Happy 38th Anniversary to the Trust!

On September 26, 2013, the Trust celebrated its 38th Anniversary by organizing three activities. An interactive discussion on heritage conservation and the Trust’s current and future projects took centre stage on the “90 Minutes” talk show on Radio St. Lucia. The guests…

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SLNT Newsletter April to June 2013

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“Don’t let our Future Dry up”

Twenty (20) students of the Monchy Combined School played their part to plant approximately 63 trees in observance of World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) on Monday, June 17, 2013,. The theme for WDCD 2013 is Drought and Water Scarcity,…

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Revised Membership Categories and Fees

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Members and Council approved new membership categories and fees at the last quarterly meeting held on August 3rd, 2013. The attached provides further details.

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Pigeon Island Scores Again

- Written by National Trust

The Saint Lucia National Trust is pleased to announce that the Pigeon Island National Landmark has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for a second year running. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews…

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Trust News January to March 2013

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​Water Conservation: What you can do!

Each year on March 22, the United Nations and its members join forces to express the importance of water in our lives, and to echo the need to take steps to protect and conserve water, amid critical issues affecting the supply at this time.

But we do not have…

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A Tribute to the late Robert Devaux

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​The Saint Lucia National Trust is saddened by the passing of Mr. Robert J. Devaux OBE, MBE who, among his many accomplishments was a founding member of the Trust and its first Director from 1977 to 1994 and resident researcher from 1994 to 1996. After leaving the employ of the Trust he continued to support the organisation’s…

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Happy World Heritage Day

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​INTO, the international organisation of national trusts, brings together more than 60 national trusts and equivalent organisations from across the world, globally diverse but united by a shared commitment to conserving and sustaining our shared heritage – built and natural, tangible and intangible.

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Tribute to a Grass-roots Conservationist

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A tribute by Yves Renard to a grass-roots conservationist Magdalene ‘Magda’ Nelson who understood what sustainable use of the natural resources meant. The main resource upon which she and fellow community members in the Aupicon area in the south of Saint Lucia relied upon was the nearby Mankote Mangrove. For…

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Protect the Pitons Petition Update

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​At our membership meeting on March 2nd, 2013, our members mandated the Saint Lucia National Trust to open a petition to Government on the Freedom Bay Project for signature. This was done on April 5th 2013. However, at a recently concluded meeting of the Trust’s Council we were informed that Government has commissioned…

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A Caribbean Freedom of Information Network is Launched

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​KINGSTON, JAMAICA – For the first time, Caribbean governments and civil society have come together to discuss access to information, public participation in governance, and access to justice at a landmark conference held in Kingston, Jamaica. Representatives from 11 Caribbean countries attended the “Regional Conference…

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Islands without Aliens

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​Dennery Island on the road to recovery after goats removal

Saturday 1st March 2013, Dennery – The Saint Lucia National Trust, owner of Dennery Island, would like to extend its thanks and appreciation to the owners of the goats and sheep that until recently were grazing on the offshore island. During September…

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Taste the World Delivers Again

- Written by National Trust

​It was a day of food, fun and fine weather at the 4th annual Taste the World International Food Fair on Sunday, February 24, 2013. The Pigeon Island National Landmark was filled with close to 3000 patrons who came out to support the fund-raising event organized by the Saint Lucia National Trust.

Food lovers…

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