Our campaign will protect the wetlands of New Providence Island by working with local media to mobilize communities and tourists to protect wetlands in order to reduce dumping and habitat loss
— Shelley Cant, Rare Conservation Fellow
Designating the area as a Ramsar site and educating the people about the threats they pose to the environment due to development.
Our symbol of pride is the White-cheeked Pintail Duck.
Senior Vice President of Global Programs, Paul Butler, celebrates the success of Shelly Cant and her Pride campaign to protect the Pintail Duck in Big Pond, Bahamas. Read how Shelly rallied her community to take Pride in their environment.
Shelly Cant, Pride campaign manager in Big Pond, Bahamas
Shelly Cant, who ran her conservation campaign in the Bahamas, took the stage. She talked about the implementation process of the Pride campaign and gave specific details about her wetlands campaign. Shelley noted that the results of her pre-project questionnaire survey really surprised her.