Three Fish 'N Finers score top marks in the Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment this year. All three students are are registered 'Reef Patrollers' at the Fish 'N Fins Ocean Club. Matthew Owen, Quincy Hillocks and Shary Barzey, placed, third, sixth and seventh out of the top 10 places in Montserrat, respectively. Fin-tastic! What has also been encouraging to see, are the skills and character these youngsters have developed at the club, gaining them leadership roles within their
We had a lot of fun on Friday June 8th, at the Montserrat National Trust Biodiversity Exhibition, with steel pan music, tasty snacks and friends. The exhibition launched Montserrat National Treasures Ocean Fund to support future marine management on island. This vehicle will serve to collect donations as well as fees and fines associated with fisheries & ocean management. Fish ‘N Finers had a stall highlighting their efforts on raising awareness on marine debris on island. T
Due to warming ocean temperatures in the Atlantic, there has been a significant increase in the amount of sargassum seaweed floating across the ocean. Strong currents and high winds have been pushing the sargassum across the Caribbean and onto beaches mostly on the windward side of Montserrat. Thankfully, our main recreational beaches have managed to escape these ‘floating forests.’Many species of sargassum have been identified to date; however, it is 'Sargassum natans' and '