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July 2014

Protected Areas

Enactment of the National Protected Areas Order, 2014 and National Protected Areas Order, 2014 Regulations

This legislation creates seven new nature reserves and wildlife sanctuaries that include the Island’s three main turtle nesting beaches, along with globally-important seabird colonies that are home to more than 800,000 nesting seabirds.

For more information on the enactment of this important legislation, view AIG’s Press Release

June 2014

AIG Conservation Team Member, Kenickie Andrews is currently on a 4-week training trip to the UK supported by funding from the Darwin Initiative and hosted by a number of UK collaborators including RBG Kew and RSPB. He is sending back weekly blogs to keep us updated with his progress:



UK Trip 2014 Week 1. Kew Gardens







UK Trip 2014 Week 2. Bass Rock




South Stack



UK Trip 2014 Week 3. RSPB South Stack






UK Trip 2014 Week 4. Vale Wildlife Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre