The Walkers Dune Restoration Project is a massive undertaking but we are determined to work towards restoring the fragile dune ecosystem which is the largest nesting site for the giant, endangered Leatherback Turtle on the East Coast, St. Andrew.
In the first phase of the Walkers Dune Restoration Project we collaborated with Bellairs Research Institute of McGill University, Barbados Sea Turtle Project, National Conservation Commission, Waste 0, Coastal Zone Management Unit, UNDP, Slow Fish Barbados, and the Caribbean Permaculture Research Institute (CPRI) to develop a sound scientific methodology for restoration.
Through the collective effort of WIRRED and our project partners, including the public, we intend to plant the indigenous trees which have specific adaptations to the beach environment and are needed to restore this dune ecosystem.
We are constantly reevaluating our planting patterns and looking for new innovative ways to keep our trees protected and alive.
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