Friday, June 10, 2011
TCI Environmental Club Outreach
With the success of our World Environment Day "day without plastic,", the TCI Environmental Club hopes to gain some momentum with the youth with outreach activities at the schools. Lynn Robinson started this great initiative a few weeks ago. Today I will be talking to students at the Oseta Jolly school about the environment and what they can do to protect it. How much do you know about the Turks and Caicos Islands environment? Do you know how these islands were formed? (follow the links to find out!) inaugural-post, halimeda-and-penicillus, halimeda Do you know about our rare Tropical Dry Forest environment and why it is so special globally? environment.tc Do you know some of the plants and flowers of the Turks and Caicos Islands?environment.tc/Plants Do you know what endemic species are and what are the endemics of the T.C.I.? treasures.com/turkscaicos How about reptiles, did you know we have many not found any other place on earth? reptilestci and Caribherp Have you heard of Ramsar and what studies have been done here? jncc I invite everyone to continue to learn about the environment and all the fascinating things that take place in nature. Please take a little time this weekend to find out a little something new about your home environment. Love where you live!