Category Archives: Endemic Animal Festival

EAF 2018 in Photos: Olivia Roudon

Thanks to Olivia for sharing these great moments from the 2018 Endemic Animal Festival!

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EAF 2018 in Photos: Agnes Etchegoyen

We’re excited to share some fantastic photos of the Endemic Animal Festival taken by Agnes Etchgoyen!

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EAF 2018 in Photos: Jenn Yerkes

Here’s the first set of photos we have of the Endemic Animal Festival 2018, from Jenn Yerkes. We have more photos on the way from our volunteer photographers and we will post them as they come in! Feel free to share your event photos with us, too!

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Hundreds Discover St. Martin Wildlife at Endemic Animal Festival

Nearly 300 people learned about the animals that live only on St. Martin at the fifth annual Endemic Animal Festival on Sunday. They were welcomed by over 30 volunteers and experts sharing diverse topics like nature in St. Martin literature, sharks, iguanas, native plants and animals, stone walls and local building traditions. The event was …

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House of Nehesi: EAF Experts 2018

What are some of St. Martin’s national symbols, and how do they represent the island? Why does the literature Made Here reference local nature so frequently? What do St. Martin’s authors have to say about the Salt Pond, the Fish Pond and local wildlife? Find out the answers to these questions and much more at …

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Anguilla National Trust: EAF Experts 2018

What makes this little lizard so special? Why is it being moved from Anguilla to Prickly Pear? How is the Anguilla National Trust helping to save a species that was lost on St. Martin? Find out the answers to these questions and much more at the Endemic Animal Festival this Sunday! Join and share the …

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Laura Bijnsdorp on Habitat Restoration: EAF Experts 2018

What’s in this tube? How can we help nature recover after a hurricane? How do native plants and trees make St. Martin stronger? Find out the answers to these questions and much more at the Endemic Animal Festival this Sunday! Join and share the event on Facebook.

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Christophe Henocq on Stone Walls: EAF Experts 2018

What are the stone walls that we see all over they island? How were they made, and who made them? What kinds of animals and plants live in them? What has Christophe Henocq learned about these walls as both history and habitat? Find out the answers to these questions and much more at the Endemic …

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Tadzio Bervoets on Sharks: EAF Experts 2018

Are sharks Made Here on St. Martin? Why are they important to the oceans? What are we learning about them? What is Nature Foundation manager Tadzio Bervoets doing with this one? Find out the answers to this and much more at the Endemic Animal Festival…

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Free Festival on Sunday Celebrates Animals Made Here and More

The Endemic Animal Festival is a free event celebrating the animals found only on St. Martin and only in our region. It’s coming up this Sunday, May 20th from 9am to noon at Amuseum Naturalis at The Old House. Residents and visitors of all ages are encouraged to stop by and learn about these unique …

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