Press Releases

BNT Reaffirms Support to Protect Lighthouse Point

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!

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!

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 […]

ECLSP Receives a Helping Hand

Young volunteers and their parents play such a BIG part of the BNT’S conservation efforts. It is with their limitless generosity, passion, support, attention, and love that we survive as an organization. Last week, 18 Boy Scouts and 5 adults with their leader Tim Poole from the Bucomm Street, United Methodist Church in Greenville, South Carolina volunteered […]

BNT’S ECO CAMP Celebrates 10 Years

THE Bahamas National Trust is celebrating ten years of facilitating a nature and environmental awareness camp for local youth. In a press release, the BNT revealed that in the span of one decade, 300 teenagers have partaken in Eco Camp – an annual summer expedition hosted by the non-profit organization. Eco Camp launched in 2008 […]

Foreign Fishermen Fined for Fishing in the Exuma Park

On Monday July 9th, Assistant Chief Magistrate Subusola Swain in Court #8, fined five persons from Puerto Rico, $2500 each after they pleaded guilty to fishing in the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park (ECLSP). The park is a “no take” marine protected area. While delivering her sentence, the magistrate scolded the defendants, telling them […]

Sportfishing vessel caught fishing illegally in Exuma Cays Land & Sea Park

Warderick Wells, Exuma Cays – A foreign flagged Sportfishing Vessel was observed actively fishing within the boundary of the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park. On July 6th, at approximately 1300 hrs, a joint patrol team consisting of an ECLSP Park Warden and Royal Bahamas Defence Force Marine spotted and intercepted a 63’ Sportfisher approximately […]