PRESS RELEASE – The public is informed of a Reef Resilience “Adopt a Reef” programme implemented by the Department of Fisheries and The Saint Lucia National Trust.
The aim of this program is to improve reef resilience through public-private partnerships. The program seeks to engage dive establishments, hoteliers and other interested agencies to select and adopt a coral reef and be trained to undertake regular and consistent reef monitoring. The Training component affords each participant to be Reef Check EcoDiver certified.
Seven (7) Dive Establishments have pledged their commitment to support the conservation of reefs around the island which include:
|Hotel Name||Reef Name|
|1||The Body Holiday LeSport||Saline Point Reef|
|2||Eastern Caribbean Diving||Barrel-O-Beef Reef|
|3||Dive St. Lucia||Anse Cochon South Reef|
|4||Scuba St. Lucia||Anse Chastanet Reef|
|5||Action Adventure Divers||Fairyland Reef|
|6||Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort||Piton Wall Reef|
|7||St. Jame’s Club, Morgan Bay||Cutty Cove|
For additional information on The Reef Resilience Project contact the Department of Fisheries at telephone numbers, 468 4135 or 468 4141.