Nature Foundation St. Maarten

Wellsberg Street 1A Unit 25-26, Fisherman’s Wharf Complex, Cole Bay, St. Maarten

Region Active

Caribbean

Non-profit foundation

Activity

Marine conservation, Biodiversity, Marine protected areas, Turtles, Protection of marine life

Description

The Nature Foundation located on the island of Sint Maarten, in the heart of the Caribbean, aims to preserve and enhance the natural environment of St. Maarten in the present moment and for generations to come through a variety of education, preservation, and research initiatives. This includes their most prominent protected area, the Man of War Shoal Marine Park as well as several ongoing projects to strengthen the resilience of our ecosystems and native wildlife. Their research and monitoring projects range from sea turtle conservation to water quality testing and shark tagging, and they actively promote environmental awareness in the community and teach the value of nature and sustainability in local schools.