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School visits for “Restoring and Safeguarding the Wetlands of the Caribbean Project”

The team at TCNT, visited schools around Providenciales this week, educating our students about the dangers facing our WETLANDS. Staying true to our mission and responsibility to the Turks and Caicos Islands, TCNT has partnered with the DECR, and international organisation RSPB on the Darwin+funded “Restoring and Safeguarding the Wetlands of the Caribbean Project”. Our […]

Wetlands display at Film Festival booth

The Turks & Caicos National Trust supports the Turks & Caicos International Film Festival… A booth is set up at the Edward Gartland Youth Centre… informational and interactive!TCNT’s Wheeland Pond Restoration Project public awareness team, educating our youth about the dangers facing the wetlands of the Turks and Caicos Islands.

National Trust launches illustrated children’s books

THE TURKS and Caicos National Trust has published an illustrated children’s book aimed at educating youngsters on native wildlife. The launch of the colourful book took place at Providenciales Library in Downtown Providenciales on Wednesday morning (November 6). During the event, representatives from the National Trust and local environmentalists said the books will supplement curriculum […]

Our Book Launch was a success

In moving forward with its thrust on providing educational tools and materials to our country’s academic institutions, the Turks & Caicos National Trust is happy to announce the launch of different publications that aim to supplement current curriculum content in schools as well as encourage children to have a deeper sense of appreciation and commitment […]

Tourists plant 100 mangroves to strengthen coastline

ABOUT 25 guests from Beaches Turks and Caicos joined the TCI National Trust and Sandals Foundation in planting 100 mangroves at Little Water Cay. The initiative was part of several environmental awareness activities held in association with the resort’s recent event ‘Social Media on the Sand’. Heidi Clarke, executive director of Sandals Foundation, said she […]

Mangroves planting at Little Water Cay

A beautiful partnership: Beaches Turks & Caicos (Sandals Foundation) + Turks & Caicos National Trust A tree-planting trip to Little Water Cay a.k.a Iguana Island on October 19, 2019: Sandals Foundation partners with the Turks & Caicos National Trust on efforts to stabilize the beach — and thus protect the iguanas — by planting mangrove […]

Community supports wetlands clean-up and more

The Turks & Caicos National Trust and the Department of Environment and Coastal Resources (DECR) on Saturday, October 12th, called for greater commitment to protecting wetlands, which serve as a critical source not only of biodiversity but also sustainability for local communities. A wetlands clean-up was conducted at Wheeland Pond in Blue Hills in an […]

National Trust highlights Youth & Culture at end-of-summer camps

In keeping with the National Trust’s commitment to create a community throughout the Turks & Caicos Islands that is knowledgeable and engaged in heritage preservation, the organization hosted two camps to cap the summer season; one in Providenciales (from August 12th to 16th, 2019) and another in North Caicos (from August 19th to 22nd, 2019). Leadership & […]

MINISTRY, KEY AGENCIES COLLABORATE FOR IGUANA CONSERVATION

Iguana conservation and sustainable management in the Turks & Caicos Islands are making significant strides through valuable partnerships as demonstrated at the Turks & Caicos Iguana Conservation Workshop held from July 16th to 18th, 2019 at Ocean Club in Providenciales.   Over the three days, a wide range of challenges facing TCI’s iguanas were discussed, as […]

Iguana island: the land where reptiles rule

The Turks & Caicos Islands harbour two remaining strongholds for an endemic, Critically Endangered rock iguana, under threat from invasive mammals and development. Now a partnership of NGOs is working hard to ensure the ‘Iguana Island’ remains worthy of its name. To gain access to one of the last remaining strongholds of the Turks & […]