Press Briefing on the Goat Islands Study: Tomorrow


ALL MEDIA and other interested persons, please do attend this important and informative meeting tomorrow in Kingston. Thank you! (PLEASE share with anyone who may be interested in attending). 

PRESS BRIEFING
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH, 2013 at 10.00 AM
AT EARTH HOUSE, 11 WATERLOO ROAD, KINGSTON 10

Following the release of the environmental scoping study done by Conrad Douglas & Associates on the proposed Goat Islands transshipment sport in the Portland Bight Protected Area, we invite the media to attend a press briefing at the offices of the Jamaica Environment Trust, Earth House, 11 Waterloo Road, Kingston 10 at 10.00 am.

There will be a panel of experts on hand to answer questions about the scoping study and the review and approvals process.

Contact:

Brandon Hay, Caribbean Coastal Area Management Foundation
382-8543
Diana McCaulay, Jamaica Environment Trust
469-1315

Manatee Bay, Portland Bight Protected Area. (Photo: Ted Lee Eubanks)
Manatee Bay, Portland Bight Protected Area. (Photo: Ted Lee Eubanks)
The Hellshire Coast, Portland Bight Protected Area.
The Hellshire Coast, Portland Bight Protected Area.

 

A young turtle in the Portland Bight Protected Area. (Photo: C-CAM)
A young turtle in the Portland Bight Protected Area. (Photo: C-CAM)

 

Wardens from C-CAM in the Portland Bight Protected Area. (Photo: C-CAM)
Wardens from C-CAM in the Portland Bight Protected Area. (Photo: C-CAM)

 

A mangrove replanting project in the Portland Bight Protected Area funded by the European Union.
A mangrove replanting project in the Portland Bight Protected Area funded by the European Union.

 

In the fish sanctuary and mangrove forest, Goat Islands. (My photo)
In the fish sanctuary and mangrove forest, Goat Islands. (My photo)
Little Goat Island is one of two cays that make up Goat Islands. (PHOTO: ANN SUTTON)
Little Goat Island is one of two cays that make up Goat Islands. (Photo: Ann Sutton)
The Portland Bight Protected Area.
The Portland Bight Protected Area. (Photo: Ted Lee Eubanks)

 

A beach on the smaller Goat Island. (My photo)
A beach on the smaller Goat Island. (My photo)

 

Magnificent Frigate Birds in Portland Bight, southern Jamaica, which was designated a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar convention seven years ago. (Photo: Gleaner)
Magnificent Frigate Birds in Portland Bight, southern Jamaica, which was designated a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar convention seven years ago. (Photo: Gleaner)

 


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