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Bird Watch SXM: Where are they now?

Our three egret species nest together in large colonies, but changes to St. Martin’s wetlands have kept some of these colonies on the move.

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Sharing St. Martin Wildlife

We are working on a very cool project to improve the zoo by creating signage telling the story of St. Martin’s native animals. It’s a story we want to tell to the local kids who visit the school and also a chance to share something unique and authentic about St. Martin with the tourists that …

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Wild Statia: Voous on Statia

It is impossible to say when the study of wildlife on Statia became essentially modern, but Voous publication on birds in the early 1950s is as good a marker as any.

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Amuseum Naturalis Exhibit on Women and People of Color to Open Tuesday, Feb. 9th

Island residents and tourists of all ages are invited to the free grand opening of the exhibit Women, People of Color, and the Making of Natural History in the Caribbean, on Tuesday, February 9 from 6-10pm at Amuseum Naturalis in Grand Case. The exhibit is a special series at Amuseum Naturalis, created to shine a …

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Thank You, Seagrape Tours!

We want to send out a special thank you this morning to Seagrape Tours, a local company doing nature tours on St. Martin. They set aside $2 from every guest to support local non-profits working with nature and conservation, including Les Fruits de Mer and Nature Foundation St. Maarten. They came by Amuseum Naturalis on …

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Bird Watch: Love is in the Air

World Wetlands day is February 2nd, Valentine’s Day is February 14th. This time of year, many of our wetland birds are finding a way to celebrate both events.

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