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NOTICE: Park Open Hours and Horticulture Show and Sale

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

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

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

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.

BNT Elects New Officers

The Bahamas National Trust held its Annual General Meeting and Spring Council April 27 -29 to elect the Council and Officers for the year and discuss the business of the BNT.

Shedd Aquarium Partners With The Bahamas National Trust To Study Vital Fishery

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.

New Insect Species Discovered at Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve on Eleuthera

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.