Protecting Over 2 Million Acres
of Bahamian Biodiversity

The Bahamas National Trust is a
non-profit organisation in The Bahamas that
manages the country’s national parks.

Discover BNT

  • Featured Park:
    Bonefish Pond National Park

    Bonefish Pond is 1235 acres of coastal wetland area. This is a park where teachers and students alike can see and learn about the different marine life that call Bonefish pond home.

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  • Protect Baby Conch

    Help the BNT preserve Conch by signing the petition to Protect Bay Conch In The Bahamas. Your support can help save conch for generations to come.

    Sign The Petition

  • Expedition Parks 242

    Join us as we explore the unique islands of Andros! Discover Blue Holes National Park, West Side National Park and North Marine Park in a new exciting way. This unique opportunity is being organized by the BNT Park Wardens and promises to be a once in a lifetime opportunity.

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Support The Trust

Our mission is to conserve and protect the natural resources of The Bahamas, through stewardship and education for present and future generations. While the financial support of members is needed and deeply appreciated, the active involvement of our members is critical to the continued success of our work. Learn more about how you can get involved and support the mission.

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News & Events

Upcoming Events
Latest News
  • BNT’s Science Summer Internship 2017 (4/12/2017) - The Bahamas National Trust is looking for TWO (2) college or university students majoring in Biology, Environmental Science, or related fields. During this internship, selected individuals will be given a chance to experience various aspects of working in the area of natural sciences in The Bahamas.
  • Opportunity To Work On A Research Project Focused On The Endangered Bahama Swallow (2/20/2017) - The Project will be hiring two full-time field technicians for the upcoming field season. One position will begin in early April and the other in early May, and both will conclude in mid-July.
  • Shedd Aquarium Partners With The Bahamas National Trust To Study Vital Fishery (2/9/2017) - Shedd Aquarium has teamed up with the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) as part of a group of conservation organizations (collectively known as partners in “conchservation”) studying queen conch, Lobatus gigas, in The Bahamas to understand why local populations are in decline.
  • Basil Smith Joins The Association Of Bahamas Marinas (1/23/2017) - Veteran tourism consultant, Basil H. Smith is to become be the new executive director of the Association of Bahamas Marinas (ABM), taking over from marketing consultant, Bob Bower, who has served as executive director of the association for the past two years.
  • New Insect Species Discovered at Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve on Eleuthera (1/9/2017) - A new species of insect has been discovered at the Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve in Governor’s Harbour, The Bahamas National Trust’s (BNT) first national park on Eleuthera. The insect is a katydid and belongs to the same group as grasshoppers and crickets in the order Orthoptera.