Consultant gives update on Nevis’ Nelson Spring Rehabilitation Project here on Nevis

Consultant gives update on Nevis’ Nelson Spring Rehabilitation Project here on Nevis

Consultant of the Nevis Nelson’s Spring Rehabilitation Project – Ms. Jenny Lowrey, gave an update concerning the restoration of the Nelson’s Spring Wetlands. 

 

The project, conducted over the last few months, is part of a larger initiative executed by ‘Integrated Water, Land Ecosystems Management in the Caribbean Small Island Developing States or IWECO through the executing agency: the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society or NHCS.  

 

The project was launched on February 26th, 2019 and is being implemented over a three-year period. 

  

Ms. Lowrey published her report on the NHCS quarterly newsletter.  

 

The report featured pictures on the restoration of the wetlands, such as: the removal of the invasive cattail species, the planting of indigenous seedlings and the two day community cleanups in partnership with the St. Thomas’ Improvement Group: one on January 31st and the other on March 13th, 2021. 

 

The project title is: “Addressing Impacts of Acute Land Degradation in College Street Ghaut in St. Kitts and Quarries and Sand Mining Hotspots on Nevis”.