Society for the Conservation of Nature of Liberia

SCNL Host CFWG 1st 2021 meeting.

On January 28, 2021, the 1st regular meeting for Community Forest Working Group (CFWG)in 2021 was conducted at the Society for Conservation of Nature of Liberia office in Monrovia. Amongst the several agenda items for that day, the Normon and Tonglay clans Community Forest (CF) Status was discussed. SCNL under the GolaMA project has been …

SCNL CELEBRATES WORLD WETLANDS DAY.

World Wetlands Day is celebrated globally each year on February 2 as per the Ramsar Convention of the United Nations since it’s adoption in 1971. Today, February 2, 2021 marks 50 years of World Wetlands Day celebration globally. In Liberia, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in collaboration with other relevant Government Agencies, Civil Society Organizations, …

Helping Communities Take Initiative in Cleaning their Environment.

In an effort to help communities get involved in activities that promote  and contribute to ecotourism, our ecotourism officer gathered young people from the sunset beach community in Buchanan, grand Bassa county to educate them on the need and importance of cleaning beaches around them during our visit to the beach. This activity was at …

SCNL HOSTS ITS 2020 ANNUAL RETREAT- IN BUCHANAN, GRAND BASSA COUNTY

The Society for the Conservation of Nature of Liberia, (SCNL) hosted its annual retreat in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County from January 6-10, 2021. The Annual retreat is a time where the secretariat , members of the board and program team use to reflect on the progress, challenges and opportunities during the past year and craft …

NEW BRITISH AMBASSADOR VISITS SCNL HEAD OFFICE

The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland accredited near Monrovia, Liberia, Amb. Neil Bradley along with his wife visited the offices of the Society for the Conservation   of Nature of Liberia (SCNL) on September 23, 2020.  At SCNL, the Ambassador met with the Executive Director-Michael F.  Garbo …

SCNL CONDUCTS WORKSHOP ON PARTICIPATORY LAND USE PLANNING FOR HER STAFF.​

SCNL builds her staff capacity by hosting a one day Land Use Planning workshop/training facilitated by Silas Kpanan’ Ayoung Siakor, an Independent Consultant. This training was center around the following: 1.Land Rights Policy, 2013 –Principles on Customary Land rights –Policy recommendations on Customary Land Rights 2.Land Rights Law of 2018 –Realizing the ‘Bundle of Rights’

SCNL’S LOCAL COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT OFFICER WINS CEPF’S HOTSPOT HERO AWARD!!!

On May 22, 2020, International Day for Biological Diversity, the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) announced that Emmanuel G. Smith and nine other conservationists from around the world were named “Hotspot Heroes” for their efforts to protect the world’s biodiversity hotspots.The CEPF is a joint biodiversity conservation initiative of I’Agence Francaise de Development, Conservation International, …