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

Upcoming Events
Latest News
  • Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve Application for Summer 2018 Internship (3/20/2018) - The Bahamas National Trust & Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve are accepting applications from qualified collet-level Bahamian students for three (3) internships for Summer 2018. The internship is for eight (8) weeks at forty (40) hours per week at the Leon Levy Plant Preserve in Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera.
  • NOTICE: Park Open Hours and Horticulture Show and Sale (2/2/2018) - The Retreat will be closed Friday, February 2nd, 2018. There will be free entrance to the park tomorrow, February 3rd, 2018 adn a Plant Horticulture show and sale that day at the Retreat.
  • Employment Opportunity for Park Administrator (10/6/2017) - BNT has an Employment Opportunity for Park Administrator for the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park. Primary Responsibilities include providing to day and long term management of Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park and enforcing the rules and regulations within the park. To apply, please send resume and cover letter by October 13th, 2017 to
  • Abaco Marine Parks Management Plan 2017 Call For Review (10/2/2017) - The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) in collaboration with Friends of the Environment, have been closely working with local stakeholders and partners for the development of a management plan for the Abaco Marine Parks. The management plan covers four (4) marine parks, under the mandate of the Bahamas National Trust; Pelican Cays Land & Sea Park, Fowl Cays National Park, Black Sound Cay National Reserve, and Walker’s Cay National Park.
  • The Bahama Oriole – Fewer Than 300 Left In The World And All On Andros (5/15/2017) - The Bahamas National Trust is collaborating with the Omland Lab at the University of Maryland to determine nesting habitat for the Bahama Oriole on Andros - where fewer than 300 of these rare birds are thought to live.