Tag: National Trust for the Cayman Islands

Plaque unveiling reveals decades-old family link

Plaque unveiling reveals decades-old family link

| 19/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The unveiling of a plaque last week by the National Trust for the Cayman Islands to mark the donation of land on Cayman Brac, also led to the discovery of a connection between the family who owned the property and Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, minister and MLA for Cayman Brac East. [...]

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Fundraiser held for Land Reserve Fund

Fundraiser held for Land Reserve Fund

| 04/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Land Reserve Fund arm of the National Trust for the Cayman Islands held their Cocktails and Canapes for Conservation fundraising event on 22 March, hosted at the home of Martyn and Vivian Bould, who donated their time and their grounds for the evening. [...]

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Book on mangroves donated to primary schools

Book on mangroves donated to primary schools

| 23/02/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life):  Cayman Brac writer and author Martin Keeley donated copies of his book Marvellous Mangroves: Myths & Legends to every Year 5 teacher in the Cayman Islands. Presenting the books to Catherine Childs, National Trust education manager, Keeley explained that the Marvellous Mangrov [...]

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Mission House gets a Christmas clean-up

Mission House gets a Christmas clean-up

| 13/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Members of the Ministry of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing (HECH) spent Monday morning (11 December) sprucing up the Mission House in Bodden Town. The team swapped office attire for yard clothes to clean, sweep, work in the garden and carry out general maintenance at the h [...]

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National Trust marks 30th anniversary

National Trust marks 30th anniversary

| 04/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 100 people gathered under the stars at Pedro St James to celebrate the National Trust’s 30th anniversary on Saturday, 23 September. Highlights included the announcement of newly elected members of the National Trust Council, who will lead the organisation in the year ah [...]

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Kids learn about heritage at summer camp

Kids learn about heritage at summer camp

| 24/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): About 100 children have completed a four-week summer camp devoted to nature- and heritage-based arts and crafts activities. Jointly run by the National Trust and Art Nest Creative Studio, the camp, “Art of Nature”, was held at the Trust’s operational base in Dart Park on Sout [...]

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It’s glow time for the National Trust

It’s glow time for the National Trust

| 22/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Trust is hosting its fourth annual Glow Run 5K on Saturday, 3 June, as the organisation celebrates 30 years of conservation. Participants are encouraged to dress in 80s attire with neon, jelly bracelets, big hair, gaudy accessories, leg warmers and more. All ages and f [...]

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Putting up a home for bats

Putting up a home for bats

| 16/05/2017 | 2 Comments
How do I get a bat house and how much does it cost? Does it need planning permission? Are bats effective in controlling mosquitoes? Auntie’s answer: This issue was in the news quite recently, following a release from the National Trust for the Cayman Islands, and you could start by reading this on [...]

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National Trust offers virtual tours of Mission House

National Trust offers virtual tours of Mission House

| 03/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands has launched a virtual walkthrough of the Mission House in Bodden Town. This fully interactive experience enables visitors to the National Trust’s website to gain 24/7 online access to this historic home and consists of a set of high-reso [...]

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Audio tours coming to the Mission House

Audio tours coming to the Mission House

| 13/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands will be introducing audio tours of the Mission House in Bodden Town on 1 April. These new tours,  narrated by Pastor Alson Ebanks, will allow visitors to explore the small home museum using audio headsets and it is hoped that it will draw [...]

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Nominations open for conservation awards

Nominations open for conservation awards

| 08/09/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands, in conjunction with the Governor’s Office, is calling for nominations for the biennial Governor’s Conservation Awards, with the awards ceremony set for Tuesday, 8 November. The awards recognise conservation leaders in five categories: Conservatio [...]

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Brac celebrates Queen’s birthday with tea party

Brac celebrates Queen’s birthday with tea party

| 20/06/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): More than $1,600 was raised at the fourth annual Queen’s birthday tea party held on Cayman Brac and hosted by the National Trust. The money will be put toward the trust’s Lands Acquisition Fund (LAF), which purchases land as a permanent sanctuary for native plants and animals. Every year [...]

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Get your glow on for the National Trust

Get your glow on for the National Trust

| 18/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands is partnering with KPMG to host the third annual Glow Run 5K on Saturday, 4 June. In keeping with the theme “Light up the Night for a Brighter Future”, participants are encouraged to dress in bright costumes, face paint and luminous access [...]

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National Trust seeks community support for Earth Day

National Trust seeks community support for Earth Day

| 29/03/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): In celebration of Earth Day 2016, the National Trust is looking for help from more than 300 volunteers and companies to raise awareness and collect money for its important environmental and education programmes. Volunteers will be located at 50 locations from West Bay to North Side on Friday, [...]

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Primary students take close look at mangroves

Primary students take close look at mangroves

| 09/03/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A group of Prospect Primary School students examined Cayman’s mangrove ecosystem on Friday, 4 March, during a boat outing in the North Sound. In addition to the mangroves, the students learned about related marine and terrestrial life as well as other elements of the sea. [...]

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