The Junior Rangers Programme Resumes In February

The Sustainable Grenadines Incorporated (SUSGREN) says it is preparing to resume its Junior Rangers Pilot program at the end of February.

Program Officer at SUSGREN, Orisha Joseph said the programme is intended to create Youth Environmental Leaders by having children involved in environmental management programmes.

She said the program which was launched in August of last year caters for youths between the ages of ten to thirteen years old and it has been a success thus far and during this year they intend to enhance the program.

Miss Joseph outlined some of the work they have covered with the youths thus far and she noted that they also hope to host an exchange with other regional countries during this year.

She said one of the aims of the program is to reduce threats to Marine and Coastal Biodiversity while assisting with the development of Marine Protected Areas also knows an MPA’s.

Miss Joseph also outlined some specific topics which the Junior Rangers will focus on during this year including Tourism, Water quality, waste management and a host of others.