Kimsha Beach/Pelican Area Ready for swimmers

Kim Sha zinc

COLE BAY  — The Nature Foundation conducted an underwater check of Kim Sha/Pelican Beach for sharp, harmful objects up to two meters in depth. Numerous zinc and other hurricane debris has been removed, taken out of the water and disposed of. The beach was already extensively cleaned up by Buccaneer Beach Bar and their crew and is now ready to More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Simpson Bay beach safe to swim

Simpson Bay — The Nature Foundation is continuously monitoring the state of St. Maarten’s beaches to ensure the safety of bathers and prepare for the upcoming tourist season. If the visibility is sufficient More...

By webadmin On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Nature Foundation Records Return of Sint Maarten National Symbol: the Brown Pelican

Philipsburg — During one of its recent post-hurricane ecological assessments the Sint Maarten Nature Foundation recorded the reestablishment of breeding colonies of the National Symbol of Sint Maarten, the More...

St. Maarten Zoo hurricane damage
By webadmin On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Sint Maarten Zoo faces imminent closure

PHILIPSBURG – The Sint Maarten Zoo board sent off a few of their last residents, eleven macaws and nine cotton-top tamarin monkeys, to Curaçao. A team of five experts connected to the Parke Tropikal Curaçao More...

causeway under construction
By webadmin On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Simpson Bay Causeway to be Temporarily Closed for Motorized Traffic due to Emergency Repairs

SIMPSON BAY – The Simpson Bay Lagoon Authority (SLAC) announces that the Simpson Bay Causeway Bridge will be temporarily closed due to emergency repairs to motorized traffic on Tuesday, October 17 between 12.00PM More...

Coral nursery
By webadmin On Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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Majority of Nature Foundation Marine Research Projects completely destroyed by Irma; Starts GoFundMe to Restart Coral Nursery Project

Simpson Bay — On the 6th of September powerful category 5+ hurricane ‘Irma’ did not spare the underwater world with her large waves and strong underwater motion and surge. Scientific in-water Marine Research More...

Barge - Lagoon Cleanup
By webadmin On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Lagoon cleanup to start soon

Philipsburg — Following the press release by President and Managing Director Jeff Boyd of Yacht Club Port de Plaisance regarding it’s reopening on November 1st, he and his management team would also like More...

Nature Foundation - Mel diving
By webadmin On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Nature Foundation Assesses Marine Park and Dive Sites

Simpson Bay — Due to Hurricane Irma causing significant damage to underwater life because of storm surge and strong water motion, the Sint Maarten Nature Foundation conducted initial Marine Park and Dive More...

beach2
By webadmin On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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Nature Foundation Conducts Initial Beach Assessment

Simpson Bay — On the 6th of September powerful category five storm Hurricane Irma struck Sint Maarten with 185 MPH winds, causing widespread damage to the island and its infrastructure. The storm also caused More...

VESTLAND CYGNUS
By webadmin On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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Cargo ship with major equipment from the Netherlands arrives in Sint Maarten

GREAT BAY — On Saturday morning, the 7th of October (eta. 7 am), the Cygnus entered the port of Philipsburgh. On board of the cargo ship are the remaining materials for the waste disposal process: pressure More...