The Ashton Lagoon Restoration project

The Ashton Lagoon Restoration Project will officially launched today in Union Island.

The project is being spearheaded by the Sustainable Grenadines Incorporated (SUSGREN).

Acting Director, Orisha Joseph tells NBC News that the objective of the Ashton Lagoon Restoration project is to protect the environment while creating sustainable livelihoods for residents of Union Island.

The launch commences at 11:30 this morning at Jerome Village in Union Island.