Empower Jamaican Fishermen to Restore Marine-Life

White River Marine Association

Org #74053
Vetted since 2020
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The White River Marine Association in co-operation with local fishermen seek bring back marine life (fish, sea urchins, etc.) and rebuild coral reefs off the shores of Ocho Rios and St Ann/St Mary Parishes through a created 150-hectare Special Fisheries Conservation Area (SFCA) called the White River Fish Sanctuary, for the benefit of the whole community (locals, tourist businesses, residents, etc.).

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Reanne McKenzie
Reanne McKenzie
Organization Information
1 Old Road. Main Street.
Ocho Rios, P.O Box 1
+1 876-564-8118
Organization Information
1 Old Road. Main Street.
Ocho Rios, P.O Box 1
+1 876-564-8118

Project Reports

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Jun 30, 2021
White River Fish Sanctuary - June Update
Sanctuary Update #9 June:  -Our wardens are currently undergoing training with local Marine Police. This will hopefully better equip them to apprehend offenders, especially at night. Securitizing...
Mar 3, 2021
White River Fish Sanctuary Update #3 - White River
At the White River Fish Sanctuary in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, community means a lot to us. Due to COVID-19 we have had to transform how we maintain and make up a community, but we have made a lot of...
Nov 3, 2020
White River Fish Sanctuary Update 2
The White River Fish Sanctuary has exciting announcements! First, our newly built office is open for visitation (with observed social distancing and hygiene concepts of course!). We now have a...
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