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.

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  • Featured Park:
    Exuma Cays Land & Sea Park

    The Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park was the world’s first protected area of its kind, when created in 1959 by the same legislation that established the Bahamas National Trust.


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  • Parks 242 Blog Now Live

    Parks 242 is a a blog geared towards promoting and featuring curated stories and experiences at all of the Bahamas National Trust’s Parks.


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  • BNT's Annual Appeal

    Mangroves and Coral Reefs are lifesaving guardians of our shoreline. Help Us to achieve our goal of $50,000 by the end of December 2017. Every Donation regardless of the size makes a difference.


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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

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Latest News
  • Moriah Harbour Cay National Park – Management Plan Draft (Call For Review) (9/4/2018) - The Bahamas National Trust, in collaboration with community members in Exuma, The Nature Conservancy, The Exuma Foundation and Elizabeth Harbour Conservation Partnership, have finalized a draft management plan for Moriah Harbour Cay National Park through funding from the Bahamas Protected Project.
  • BNT and Bahamian Fishermen Satisfied with Landmark Ruling (8/20/2018) - BNT Press Release:  Poaching Convictions – August 15, 2018 The Bahamas National Trust joins Bahamian fishermen who have expressed satisfaction with a recent landmark ruling by magistrate Cara Turnquest when she levied massive fines on recently convicted foreign poachers caught fishing illegally in Bahamian Waters. The Bahamas National Trust as the manager of the national […]
  • BNT Reaffirms Support to Protect Lighthouse Point (8/9/2018) - Press Release Lighthouse Point August 9, 2018 The BNT Council in April of 2013 approved a resolution to support efforts of the One Eleuthera Foundation and the Eleuthera Land Conservancy to protect Lighthouse Point from “unsustainable development”. The Bahamas National Trust wishes to go on record to confirm that we remain opposed to unsustainable development […]
  • BNT Brings Home the Gold for Sharks! (7/30/2018) - The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) is beaming with pride after being selected for a major donation as part of the Discovery Channel’s exciting show “Shark Tank Meets Shark Week” which aired last night on the Discovery Channel. The Sharks – tough, self-made, multi-millionaire and billionaire tycoons, search to invest in the best businesses and products […]
  • BNT Brings Home the Gold for Sharks! (7/26/2018) - The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) is beaming with pride after being selected for a major donation as part of the Discovery Channel’s exciting show “Shark Tank Meets Shark Week” which aired last night on the Discovery Channel. The Sharks – tough, self-made, multi-millionaire and billionaire tycoons, search to invest in the best businesses and products […]