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Walcott Place Project Sod Turning

- Written by National Trust

The intersection of Chaussée Road and Grass Street came alive at the Sod Turning Ceremony for the Walcott Place Project on Saturday, January 17, 2015. The event, was graced by Honourable Derek Walcott, his family and close friends. Also present were Governor General of Saint Lucia and Patron of the Saint Lucia National…

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Newsletter October to December 2014

- Written by National Trust

National Trust Forges Ahead

Only standing room remained as approximately one hundred and sixty (160) members and 11 staff members gathered for the Saint Lucia National Trust’s (SLNT) 38th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Bougainvillea…

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Chairperson’s AGM Report 2014

- Written by National Trust

It gives me great pleasure to present this report on the work of the 38th Council of the Saint Lucia National Trust, which I had the honour to chair. Ever since our election at the last AGM on November 16 2013, Council functioned as a team to advance the organisation’s work within constraints which became…

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Newsletter July to September 2014

- Written by National Trust

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SLNT!!

Some of the significant transformative projects on the horizon mentioned were the Pigeon Island redevelopment, the listing of buildings of historic significance, and a mandate by the Government to create a place to celebrate the life and works of the Walcott brothers, using their childhood…

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Grass Street Urged to take Ownership of the Walcott Place Project

- Written by National Trust

It was an atmosphere of great expectation as residents of Grass Street and environs gathered on the Grass Street basketball court for a meeting to further discuss the Walcott Place Project. This transformational project being headed by the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) has numerous partners who displayed their commitment…

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Moving Towards Greater Transparency & Participation in Environmental Matters

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LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN TAKE IMPORTANT STEPS TO ENSURE TRANSPARENCY AND PARTICIPATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL MATTERS

15 Governments of Latin America and the Caribbean met in San José, Costa Rica on September 10 and 11, at the Seventh Meeting of the Working Groups of the Declaration of Principle 10 in Latin…

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Register Now: Youth for Conservation Retreat 2014

- Written by National Trust

The Saint Lucia National Trust’s second annual Youth for Conservation Retreat is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 11, 2014. The event, which primarily targets members of the various youth groups of the Trust will be held under the World Heritage Day 2014 theme “Heritage of Commemoration” and will feature…

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OECS - ECMMAN Sustainable Livelihoods Funding Opportunity

- Written by National Trust

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the Eastern Caribbean Marine Management Areas Network (ECMMAN) announce calls for proposals under the Livelihood Support Facility (LSF) programme which is aimed at assisting coastal communities to ‘undertake actions in support of sustainable…

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YEF 2014: The week that was!

- Written by National Trust

Ninety-nine (99) youngsters ages 7 to 18 gathered at the historical Pigeon Island National Landmark on Thursday, July 31, 2014 for the closing ceremony of the Saint Lucia National Trust’s (SLNT) 6th annual Youth Environment Forum (YEF). The students spent the week, starting from Friday, July 25th immersing themselves…

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Saint Lucia Civil Society Views on Sustainable Development

- Written by National Trust

Saint Lucia Civil Society Views on Sustainable Development for submission to SIDS 3 International Conference, September 2014, Samoa
There are intense negotiations at the international level to set a global development agenda for the 2015-30 period. The Rio + 20 conference in Brazil…

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Newsletter April to June 2014

- Written by National Trust

The Saint Lucia Racer: A small creature with big plans and a promising future

The Saint Lucia Racer is truly a unique natural heritage because among other reasons, it is one of four endemic snakes found on the island. The Saint Lucia Racer is also known as the Liophis ornatus and is scientifically referred…

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National Trust Director Awarded MBE

- Written by National Trust

On Saturday June 14th Buckingham Palace announced that Mr. Bishnu Tulsie, director of the Saint Lucia National Trust was included in the Queen’s 2014 birthday honours list, to be conferred with the title of Member of the British Empire.

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Youth Environment Forum 2014

- Written by National Trust

The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) is currently planning its 6th annual Youth Environment Forum (YEF) to be held from July 25 - 31, 2014. The aim of the week-long programme is to empower youths to become advocates for environmental and heritage conservation, thereby, helping…

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Newsletter January to March 2014

- Written by National Trust

Exploring Pigeon Island

Thirty-three persons participated in the Pigeon Island National Landmark (PINL) Free Guided Tour on 22nd February, 2014. It was the first in a series of guided heritage tours being staged by the Saint Lucia National Trust…

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What is your small action?

- Written by National Trust

“Take action” was the resounding message at Soleil Kouché organized by the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) in observance of International Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014. The event, held under the theme “Green Cities” was staged at Provost Park at the Morne Fortuné Historic

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Cultural Heritage, Is it the Answer?

- Written by National Trust

“We in the Caribbean must exploit our rich heritage for our souls, our children’s sake, for the world and for the huge economic potential they have”, so said Senator Henry Fraser, the key note speaker at the Saint Lucia National Trust’s (SLNT) inaugural Trust Pioneers Lecture series. The event was staged as part…

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Exploring Pigeon Island!

- Written by National Trust

Thirty-three persons participated in the Pigeon Island National Landmark (PINL) Free Guided Tour on 22nd February, 2014. It was the first in a series of guided heritage tours being staged by the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT). The main objectives of this initiative are to engender a greater sense of pride and appreciation…

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Robert Devaux to be Honoured

- Written by National Trust

Gros Islet streets named after influential men

Office of Prime Minister - Monday, April 28th, 2014 at 11:58 AM

PRESS RELEASE - The Cabinet of ministers has agreed to name some roads in the vicinity of the Pigeon Island Causeway after persons who have contributed in kind or effort to the development…

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