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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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Freedom Bay Development Press Release

- Written by National Trust

​The Saint Lucia National Trust notes that there has been much public debate over the media regarding the proposed Freedom Bay Development. Criticisms have also been leveled against the Trust about our perceived silence on the matter. However, the Council in its wisdom decided not to make a public statement hastily…

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Trust News October to December 2012

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YEF: And the Winners Are…...

​The long awaited results for the Youth Environment Forum (YEF) Logo & Slogan Competition have been announced. Eight youngsters waited patiently at the awards ceremony on December 17, 2012 at the Palmville Meeting Room at Coco Resorts in Rodney Bay to find out if…

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Reclaiming our Wetlands

- Written by National Trust

​Forty-five (45) strong moved in with their gloves and garbage bags ready to do battle with the debris that had defaced the wonderful wetlands at Savannes Bay. After about an hour and a half, the hard work of the volunteers yielded thirty-six (36) bags of garbage and other debris including a stove and tyres were piled…

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The Passing of a Heritage Pioneer

- Written by National Trust

​The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) expresses it heartfelt condolences to the family of the late Honourable Wilfred St. Clair-Daniel, SLC, CBE. Mr. St. Clair-Daniel who was laid to rest on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 was one of the founding members of the SLNT, as he sat on the Steering Committee for the establishment…

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Youngsters Present WWViews Results

- Written by National Trust

​Four youngsters, who participated in the World Wide Views (WWViews) on Biodiversity meeting in Saint Lucia have presented the official WWViews Results Report to a few stakeholders. The presentation was held on Monday, December 17, 2012 at the Palmville Meeting Room at Coco Resorts in Rodney Bay. Saint Lucia was one…

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The YEF Logo/Slogan Winners Are In!

- Written by National Trust

​Although school is out eight youngsters came proudly clad in their uniforms to ascertain if they secured a place in the Youth Environment Forum (YEF) Logo & Slogan Competition organized by the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT). The competition which was launched in March 2012 was geared at getting youngsters ages…

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Marigot Goes Global

- Written by National Trust

​Little Labas Beach in Marigot Bay joined the giant One Day on Earth project, joining people from all nations across the globe in videoing their experiences of life on 12.12.12.

THANKS TO THE NATIONAL TRUST

The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) has been involved in this inspiring movement since it started…

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Trust News July to September 2012

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Trust News is the Saint Lucia National Trust’s quarterly newsletter which seeks to inform members, partners and the general public of our many initiatives and upcoming activities. The articles therein are written by the staff, members and partners who share our mandate to conserve Fair Helen’s patrimony.…

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Press Release 36th Annual General Meeting

- Written by National Trust

​An impressive turn out by members at the Saint Lucia National Trust’s (SLNT) 36th Annual General Meeting (AGM) was evident on the weekend. Approximately 128 members and 15 staff attended the AGM on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the Coco Resorts Conference Room in Rodney Bay. The SLNT’s patron, Her Excellency…

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Migrant Bird Records for Saint Lucia, West Indies

- Written by National Trust

Migrant birds constitute an enriching and yet transient element to St. Lucia’s biodiversity.For the fortunate few who are aware of St. Lucia’s “native” birds, the migratory birds addan interesting and somewhat mysterious element to our wildlife. Their stopoverappearances around home gardens, shorelines or water…

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Rio+20 Conference, June 2012

- Written by National Trust

​At the Rio+20 Conference, world leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs and other groups, will come together to shape how we can reduce poverty, advance social equity and ensure environmental protection on an ever more crowded planet to get to the future we want.

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The Saint Lucia Racer takes the title of World’s rarest snake

- Written by National Trust

Monday 9th July 2012, West Indies – Conservationists have found the world’s rarest known snake in the Caribbean nation of Saint Lucia. A five-month assessment of the Saint Lucia racer, a small non-venomous snake, has revealed that as few as 18 individuals remain. The racer was once common across Saint Lucia,…

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Eco-South Tours is Formally Launched

- Written by National Trust

The Saint Lucia National Trust formally launched Eco-South Tours Inc. on Tuesday, June 20th, 2012. This launch marks an important milestone in that it is the first time in which the Trust has established a not- for- profit tours’ company to support livelihoods pursuits at the community level. In the words of the…

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SLNT Youth Group visits Cas-en-Bas Amerindian Burial Site

- Written by National Trust

By: Melissa Malanda, National Trust Youth Group Member

The enthusiastic members of the National Trust Environmental Youth Group had an informative tour of the Amerindian burial site at Cas-En-Bas beach on Monday 22nd
June, 2009. On arrival at Anse La Voutte, we were taken to the site by Anna,…

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Driving the Conservation Mandate Forward

- Written by National Trust

Members and staff of the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) gathered at the quaint conference facility at the Morne Coubaril Estate in the historic town of Soufriere for its 35th Annual General Meeting on Saturday, November 19th, 2011. The forty-nine (49) members and fifteen (15) staff in attendance, gathered to ascertain…

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447 Trees Planted on 11.11.11 in Saint Lucia

- Written by National Trust

It is amazing how much could be achieved in one day when like minded people come together for a good cause. Approximately 200 persons participated in a „Tree Planting Initiative‟ organized by the Saint Lucia National Trust in collaboration with the Forestry Department on Friday, November 11, 2011. This activity…

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Statement by the Saint Lucia National Trust to its Members & General Public

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Members of the Saint Lucia National Trust may have heard recent news items in which the Honourable Minister of Tourism made an unwarranted attack on the Trust for advocating the conservation and sustainable use of Saint Lucia’s beaches and the Queen’s Chain for Saint Lucians. The Minister’s comments…

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