Society for the Conservation of Nature of Liberia

SCNL Conducts Bird Watching Activity in Marshall.

On Sunday, October 10, 2021, old and new members of SCNL’s Birdwatching Club converged at SCNL’s HQ in Congo Town, at about 6:30 AM and headed out to the Libassa Ecolodge, in Marshall, Margibi County. Over 46 persons from various international and local organizations made the trip. The Science and Conservation Coordinator , Mr. Jerry …

SCNL Conducts Artisanal Scale Mining Training for Miners around the Gola landscape.

A two days workshop aimed at building the capacity of FDA Rangers, Ministry of Mines and Energy Field Agents and ASM Eco-guards stationed near the Gola Forest landscape in Gbarpolu has ended in Gbarma town Gbarpolu County. The training was possible thanks to funding grant from the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) been implemented by …

SCNL conducts two days training workshop for Artisanal and Small Scale Miners in communities around the Gola Forest Nature Park.

SCNL with funding from the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) concludes two days training for FDA Rangers, Ministry of Mines and Energy Field Agents, ASM Ecoguards and Community leaders within the Sorkpo and Mana Clan in Tahn, the district headquarter of Gola Konneh in Grand Capemount County. The training brought together 35 participants from the …

SCNL Launches Piso-Eco-Brigade in Robertsport Grand Cape Mount County.

The Society for the Conservation of Nature of Liberia, on Saturday , September 11, 2021 launched Liberia’s first Eco-Brigade, in Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount County, named and styled , the “Piso Eco-Brigade “. The launch of the Piso Eco-Brigade stems from SCNL’s commitment and dedication to the protection and wise use of our biodiversity and …

FIRST BIRD WATCH GROUP VISITS THE GOLA FOREST NATIONAL PARK ELEPHANT FALL ECOTOURISM SITE.

The elephant falls ecotourism road work which is being implemented under the EU-PAPFor project in GFNP have reached its completion, as SCNL bird watching group comprising of 13 persons pays their first visit to the ecotourism site on 8th to 9th of May 2021. The bird watching group visit was also marked by the celebration …

Liberia Celebrates World Earth day

National Conference on the Environment and Climate Change happening at the Ministerial Complex in Congo Town-Liberia. SCNL’s Executive Director, Michael Garbo is in the photo with the President of the Republic of Liberia , Dr. George M. Weah, EPA Director Wilson Tarpeh and key international stakeholders! The conference is aimed at sustaining the environment and …

Society for Conservation of Nature of Liberia facilitates the signing of Community Forest Management Agreement between the Normon and Tonglay Clans Community Forest.

April 30,2021 CFMA signing between two clans at Forestry Development Authority head office in Monrovia. Bravo to SCNL for this achievements. https://www.facebook.com/STLLIB/videos/132662718878765/

SCNL builds capacity for her staffs by conducting training in customary land rights documentations and formalization.

Customary Land Right Formalization is a statutory prerequisite for the acquisition of statutory deed for community customary land in Liberia. This is in accordance with Articles 32, through 37 of the Land Rights Law approved September 19, 2018. The workshop was intended to acquaint staffs on the processes or procedures leading to community customary land …

SCNL conducts a two days intensive workshop to validate freshwater Key Biodiversity Areas (KBA) in Liberia to conserve and protect freshwater KBA species.

In collaboration with the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund #CEPF and #IUCN, SCNL hosted a two days workshop to validate Fresh water KBAs across Liberia. This was a critical working session that brought stakeholders including government entities (Forestry Development Authority- FDA, Environmental Protection Agency- EPA, National Fishery and Aquaculture Authority- NAFA) to revise the 4 Freshwater …

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 …