Fishing nets plague Leatherbacks

In yet another incident involving incidental catch in fisheries, a drowned turtle has washed up on the Manzanilla Beach yesterday, entangled in a fishing net.

 

Read the full article which appeared on Newsday Online on Sunday, April 17 2011.

 
Reports

Here you can view or download a variety of reports.

 

Turtle Report to IFAW 2008

Turtle Report to IFAW 2009

Turtle Report to IFAW 2010

Marine Project Report 2010

Manatee Recovery Plan

Information on Road that Passes through Cocal Estate

 
Brigand Hill Animal Rehabilitation Keep (BH-ARK) – A Sister Facility of the Emperor Valley Zoo

Aviary complete with flight cage

In late 2009, a 360-acre parcel of forested and cultivated land was made available in Brigand Hill, Manzanilla by the community-based Manatee Conservation Trust through a lease arrangement for the establishment of a sister facility to the Emperor Valley Zoo. While the Zoo which is managed by the Zoological Society of Trinidad and Tobago, Inc. (ZSTT) serves as a major centre for wildlife conservation and education with a visitor-ship close to 250,000 persons annually, its location within a finite footprint, with no room for expansion has limited it from fully attaining its conservation and financial self-sufficiency goals.

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