On World Wetlands Day, Let’s Give Our Wetlands More Love


Today (February 2) is World Wetlands Day. For Jamaica (and everywhere) this should be an important date on the calendar. It marks the signing of the Convention on Wetlands in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971. The “official” celebration will be at the Mason River Protected Area in northern Clarendon on Friday, February 7. It is the … More On World Wetlands Day, Let’s Give Our Wetlands More Love

Seventh Annual Caribbean Waterbird Census a Huge Success


The last few weeks have been very busy, but our birds are there – and as wonderful and fascinating as ever. I am looking forward to a birding weekend in eastern Jamaica with BirdLife Jamaica next weekend. Meanwhile, the long-running Caribbean Waterbird Census was very successful this year. Here’s the press release from BirdsCaribbean: March … More Seventh Annual Caribbean Waterbird Census a Huge Success