St. Maarten Governor Holiday visits Nature FoundationPOSTED: 05/25/12 1:57 PM
St. Maarten – Governor drs. Eugene Holiday, paid a working visit to the Nature Foundation yesterday. The Governor met with the foundation’s executive board and with manager Tadzio Bervoets.
The Nature Foundation highlighted its effort to eradicate the evasive lion fish and the techniques used to clean up oil spills.
The Governor spoke with the board about the foundation’s future and the challenges it faces with regard to funding and adequate personnel. Furthermore, the Governor thanked the Nature Foundation for the work it has done to promote environmental awareness through various projects, like children’s education.
The Governor was taken on a patrol of the Simpson Bay Lagoon aboard the Yellow Tail boat and got a view of the newest project of the Nature Foundation, the preservation of the mangrove forest near the Blue Mall at Porto Cupecoy.