Bahamas hosts AGRRA Train the Trainers workshop May 6-11, 2018

Students conduct in-water monitoring during the “Train The Trainers” workshop, Eluethera, The Bahamas, May 6-11, 2018


AGRRA scientists Ken Marks and Judith Lang and  Ana Giro Petersen, the Guatemalan Coordinator for Healthy Reefs for Healthy People Initiative, conducted an AGRRA “Train The Trainers” workshop in Eluethera, The Bahamas, May 6-11, 2018. Participants from The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Antigua and U.S took part in this week long field and classroom training to certify new AGRRA Lead Trainers ahead of the 2018 monitoring season.

Evening presentations during the “Train The Trainers” workshop

The “Train The Trainers” workshop will help to expand reef conservation among Caribbean countries.

Thank you to the Perry Institute for Marine Science, Healthy Reefs Initiative, Bahamas National Trust, Disney World Conservation Fund, Atlantis Blue Project Foundation, FUNDEMAR, Cape Eleuthera Institute, The Turks and Caicos Reef Fund and the governments of Antigua, Jamaica, Turks and Caicos for their cooperation and support for this AGRRA workshop.

For additional information, see Facebook post for Reef Rescue Network