Proposed location of Marion artificial reef identified, to be placed in Man of War Shoal Marine Park

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – After intensive consultation with stakeholders, the National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) is in the process of finalizing arrangements to sink the salvaged 27-meter-long tugboat Marion in the Man of War Shoal Marine Park to create an artificial reef and dive site. Since January 2022, the NRPB has held discussions with a … Continue reading Proposed location of Marion artificial reef identified, to be placed in Man of War Shoal Marine Park

DCNA Junior Ranger Exchange Event 2022

The Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) is excited to announce the 2022 Junior Ranger Exchange event, which will be held on St. Eustatius between July30th and August 5th.  Junior Rangers from Aruba, Bonaire, Saba, St. Eustatius, and St. Maarten will come together to learn all about the unique biodiversity within the Dutch Caribbean, and work … Continue reading DCNA Junior Ranger Exchange Event 2022

In Honor of World Ocean Day: Partners of In-No-Plastic Project, Nature Foundation SXM and CC1 Lead Successful Beach Clean Up

On June 10th , Nature Foundation St. Maarten partnered with CC1 St. Maarten and Corona Beer to conduct a successful clean-up at Mullet Bay in honor of World Ocean Day. Nearly 100 people came out to support this worthy cause and collected over 1955.6lbs (887kgs) of litter! Various groups collected over 100lbs of litter per group, … Continue reading In Honor of World Ocean Day: Partners of In-No-Plastic Project, Nature Foundation SXM and CC1 Lead Successful Beach Clean Up