Nature Foundation St Maarten Expresses Concerns about Beach Reconstruction and Cleaning with heavy equipment.

In the last week the Foundation recorded heavy equipment on several beaches, such as Great Bay Beach and Oyster Bay Beach, in order to reconstruct the beach and remove garbage and sargassum due to the passing’s of storms and swells. The Nature Foundation understand the need of removing and reconstructing after large swells changed the … Continue reading Nature Foundation St Maarten Expresses Concerns about Beach Reconstruction and Cleaning with heavy equipment.

Nature Foundation Warns about Large Amounts of Single-use Plastics in the Environment, Causing Birds to eat our Plastics and Die.

The Nature Foundation St Maarten once more points out the danger of single-use plastics in our environment and nature, and recently located many plastics in our natural habitats. In the last weeks, the Nature Foundation witnessed on several occasions birds to be eating our single-use plastics thinking it is food. This pattern, of animals eating … Continue reading Nature Foundation Warns about Large Amounts of Single-use Plastics in the Environment, Causing Birds to eat our Plastics and Die.

The Nature Foundation Stresses out to Stop Driving on the Beaches of St Maarten.

By Leslie Hickerson The Nature Foundation St Maarten is reminding residents and visitors to stop driving on the beaches of St. Maarten, which causes damage to wildlife and the environment. Beaches all around the island have long been used as an extension of parking areas as well as a common place for 4-wheelers or off-road … Continue reading The Nature Foundation Stresses out to Stop Driving on the Beaches of St Maarten.

Nature Foundation Announces Participants for Youth Environmental Exchange

Collaborates with the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance, STINAPA Bonaire and World Wildlife Fund The Nature Foundation St Maarten selected four youth environmental exchange participants after a tough selection procedure with many suitable applicants. The Foundation congratulates Marshall Leone from the Learning Unlimited school, Maya Speetjens from Milton Peters College, Nubia Stomp from St Dominic High … Continue reading Nature Foundation Announces Participants for Youth Environmental Exchange

Antek IT Solutions and Software Donates New Computer Equipment to the Sint Maarten Nature Foundation

Photocaption Antek IT Solutions & Software, the leading IT solutions and service provider for Sint Maarten and neighboring islands, has donated new computer equipment to the Sint Maarten Nature Foundation. Antek Manager Leo Ligthart (left in picture) donated the equipment to departing Nature Foundation Manager Tadzio Bervoets and Nature Foundation Board Member Binkie van Es. The Foundation … Continue reading Antek IT Solutions and Software Donates New Computer Equipment to the Sint Maarten Nature Foundation

Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance Partners with Nature Foundation, STINAPA Bonaire and World Wildlife Fund for Youth Environmental Exchange

The Nature Foundation St Maarten is looking for students in the age 12 and 13 years old with affinity for nature conservation and marine life for a very exciting event called: Junior Ranger Exchange! The DCNA (Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance) board would like to invite youths of each island of the Dutch Caribbean to represent … Continue reading Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance Partners with Nature Foundation, STINAPA Bonaire and World Wildlife Fund for Youth Environmental Exchange

Bervoets Leaves Nature Foundation to Become Interim Director at Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance

Nature Foundation Manager Tadzio Bervoets will be leaving the Foundation to head the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance as of October 1st. The Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA), based in Bonaire, is a regional partnership of conservation organizations including the national parks on the six islands of the Dutch Caribbean (Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, St. Eustatius … Continue reading Bervoets Leaves Nature Foundation to Become Interim Director at Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance

Nature Foundation Recommends the Community to Eliminate Styrofoam Products; Styrofoam is A Hazard to the Environment and the Human Body

Nature Foundation encourages the community to stop using Styrofoam containers, cups and other Styrofoam food packaging. Styrofoam has become widely accepted as an everyday product for food packaging and insulating food and beverages from heat or cold. However, many people do not realize that it is made from polystyrene, a petroleum-based plastic made of highly … Continue reading Nature Foundation Recommends the Community to Eliminate Styrofoam Products; Styrofoam is A Hazard to the Environment and the Human Body

Nature Foundation St Maarten Expresses Appreciation to Businesses that Have Reduced Use of Single-use Plastics

The Nature Foundation Sint Maarten expresses their sincere appreciation to Lagoonies Bar and Bistro, Buccaneer Beach Bar, Dinghy Dock, Toppers Restaurant and Bar, Palapa Village, Pinche Gringo, Freedom Fighter's Ital Shack, Buffalo Wings, Lazy Lizard, Melange Grill, Isola Authentic Italian Restaurant, Mary’s Boon, D-boat, Blue Bitch Bar, Taloula Flights, Joga SXM, Karakter beach Bar, Dive Sint … Continue reading Nature Foundation St Maarten Expresses Appreciation to Businesses that Have Reduced Use of Single-use Plastics

Nature Foundation Conducts Annual Scientifically Assessments of the Islands Coral Reefs Using GCRMN Standards

The Nature Foundation St Maarten once again scientifically monitored the state of the country’s coral reefs to determine coral reef changes over the years. Each year reef monitoring is conducted according to the GCRMN-Caribbean scientific monitoring methods in order to determine the health, composition and state of our coral reefs. The Foundation is worried about the current … Continue reading Nature Foundation Conducts Annual Scientifically Assessments of the Islands Coral Reefs Using GCRMN Standards