Bonefish & Tarpon Trust News

More than 6,000 mangroves were planted in the project’s first phase. PC: Justin Lewis A new project to restore Bahamian mangrove forests destroyed by Hurricane Dorian in 2019 has been launched by Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (BTT) and its partners Bahamas National Trust (BNT), Friends of the Environment and MANG, an environmental apparel brand that […]

A flat near Ambergris Caye, Belize. Photo: Scott Morrison At the core of BTT’s approach to conservation is a focus on habitat protection. Healthy habitats equal healthy fisheries. And although the Covid-19 pandemic posed a challenge, we were able to use technology to our advantage, continuing education and advocacy through online meetings and outreach. BTT’s […]

The Executive Summary below outlines the progress made in the formulation of the Bahamas Bonefish Conservation Action Plan 2021, which is currently being reviewed by conservation partners. The Plan provides a summary of BTT’s collaborative work over the past decade, and maps conservation actions required to ensure a healthy bonefish fishery for the future. Given […]

In such difficult times, it can be nearly impossible to see a silver lining. But during my family’s recent trip to Key West, I was fortunate enough to witness a break in the clouds. Before the pandemic hit, Key West regularly saw as many as three cruise ships every day filled to the brim with […]