FLOW sponsors first prizes at Nature Foundation’s Beach Clean-up this Saturday at Mullet Bay!!!

Do you want to make a difference, have fun and win prizes? Then come on out this Saturday, November 26th, to join Nature Foundation together with FLOW at Mullet Bay beach from 4-6 pm for their monthly beach clean-up. FLOW got on board for this clean-up to sponsor the first prizes in each clean up … Continue reading FLOW sponsors first prizes at Nature Foundation’s Beach Clean-up this Saturday at Mullet Bay!!!

Nature Foundation St. Maarten and DCNA say farewell to Governor Holiday 

Over the last twelve years, His Excellency Governor Eugene Holiday has proudly served as Governor of Sint Maarten.  Throughout his tenure, Governor Holiday has been very supportive of nature conservation on St. Maarten and throughout the Dutch Caribbean.  It is with great pleasure that Nature Foundation St. Maarten and Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) have dedicated a … Continue reading Nature Foundation St. Maarten and DCNA say farewell to Governor Holiday 

The Nature Foundation St. Maarten partners with Resources for Community Resilience to Support the Birding and Eco-tourism Project.

The Nature Foundation has partnered with Resources for Community Resilience for the ‘St. Maarten Birding and Eco-tourism Project’ to help establish and support birding tours on the island. By utilizing the birding world, the two organizations will collaborate to develop and support eco-tourism for St. Maarten. The two major aspects of the project include; the … Continue reading The Nature Foundation St. Maarten partners with Resources for Community Resilience to Support the Birding and Eco-tourism Project.

Nature Foundation St. Maarten collaborates with schools and businesses to engage and educate local communities and youth

Nature Foundation St. Maarten is engaging local youth and adults in more educational activities by collaborating with (local) companies and schools. This initiative is aimed towards increasing local awareness and involvement in its mission to preserve the beautiful nature on and around our gorgeous island. By involving more residents in fun nature activities we hope … Continue reading Nature Foundation St. Maarten collaborates with schools and businesses to engage and educate local communities and youth

Join the Big Live Nature Quiz and win a Sailing Trip 

The Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) invites young people, aged 12-14, who live in Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Maarten and Sint Eustatius to participate in the third edition of the Big Live Nature Quiz. It is free, online, live, interactive and the quiz contains questions about endangered animals and plants in the Dutch Caribbean. This fun … Continue reading Join the Big Live Nature Quiz and win a Sailing Trip 

Successful first in-person summit for the Caribbean Shark Coalition

The Caribbean Shark Coalition (CSC) met for their first in-person summit in St. Maarten from September 12-16, 2022. The workshop brought together stakeholders from 14 different countries to provide in-field training and support towards the long-term goals of building capacity for shark and ray science and conservation in the Greater Caribbean region. Within the Caribbean, protection for sharks and ray varies … Continue reading Successful first in-person summit for the Caribbean Shark Coalition

Caribbean Shark Coalition will host the first regional workshop to improve shark and ray science and conservation in the Greater Caribbean Region

The Caribbean Shark Coalition (CSC) will host the first regional workshop in St. Maarten from September 12-16, 2022.The goal of this workshop is to provide in-field training and support the long-term goals of building capacity for shark and ray science and conservation in the Greater Caribbean region. Over 20 participants consisting of scientists, divers, conservationists, … Continue reading Caribbean Shark Coalition will host the first regional workshop to improve shark and ray science and conservation in the Greater Caribbean Region

DCNA Organizes Junior Ranger Exchange Week 2022

The Junior Rangers just wrapped up their annual exchange event. Youngsters from all six islands got together to learn about the unique biodiversity within the Dutch Caribbean and lay the foundation for future inter-island collaboration. From sea view sunrises to late night glow in the dark treks, these students had a fun filled week full … Continue reading DCNA Organizes Junior Ranger Exchange Week 2022

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