"My Caroni" research/information series begins

"My Caroni" is the theme of a research/information sharing series which was conceptualised by the Caroni Swamp Pilot Protected Area Subcommittee of the "Improving Forest and Protected Area Management in Trinidad and Tobago" project.  The series is intended to provide updates to managers and other stakeholders on the assets, challenges and issues facing the ecosystem of the Caroni Swamp, to improve its management.  The first session of the series got underway on Friday 24th August 2018 at the Caroni Swamp Visitor Centre.  Read more about this session at this link.

2nd Marine Extractive Users Workshop takes place

Following positive feedback from attendees at the first workshop for Marine Extractive Users held last March in Castara, a second workshop was planned for fisherfolk based in the eastern end of the island.  A report on these workshops can be found at this link.

Coral Nursery Success in Charlotteville

The Environmental Research Institute Charlotteville, which is a stakeholder in the IFPAMTT project, recently shared news on the success of its coral nursery initiative.  Read more about their work at this link.

Roaming Art Exhibition highlights natural treasures

After the launch of the roaming art exhibition "Treasures Among Us" at the Royal Botanical Gardens on June 11th 2018, and its subsequent display at that venue, 'easterners' were able to view the collection at the Trinity Mall from June 25th to 28th.  The exhibition, which sought to build knowledge of and appreciation for our local natural assets, is on a country-wide tour and will next visit a location in South Trinidad.  Read more about the roaming art pieces and their reception at this link.

Roaming Art Exhibition Gets Underway

On Monday 11th June 2018, an environmental art exhibition entitled "Treasures Among Us" was launched at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Port of Spain.  Under the patronage of Senator the Hon. Camille Robinson-Regis, Minister of Planning and Development, this exhibition highlights the talents of local artists in thirty mounted pieces in varied media.  The art exhibition was conceptualized as a communication vehicle under the four-year project "Improving Forest and Protected Area Management in Trinidad and Tobago" which is being implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on behalf of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago.

Read more about the exhibition launch at this link.