Cuba protects life in the Caribbean at Jardines de la Reina

 

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I watched this video again today. I haven’t seen Goliath Grouper since I swam with them in the Bahamas when I was a kid. I am so impressed with Cuba’s protection of the mangrove and reefs. They are intimately connected. Without the mangrove nursery AND the coral reef, life in the Caribbean Sea will not flourish.

Save Water Drink Wine Caribbean SEA Chattanooga February 11

Save Water Drink Wine

Come join us in our annual event to protect the water by enjoying wine and tapas at The Barn Nursery!  Silent and live auction items this year from each of our Chattanooga area and Caribbean watersheds!  Wine provided by Panoram Imports, local wine distributors, and some of our wonderful regional vineyards.  Tapas provided by local restaurants which in the past have included Mrs. B’s Reggae Cafe, 212 Market, Terra Nostra, Niedlov’s , Conga Latina, Pruetts Signal Mountain Market and Publix.

Tickets are $45 in Advance and $50 dollars the day of the Event.

2016 End of Year Appeal

It’s time to think about water. Our Southeastern streams dried up during this drought and many communities were on severe water restrictions. Our mountains burned. We are so thankful for these first rainy days in months, but our need to protect our water will never end. Will you help? Read more

Working in Belize

This started out as an article for the website and was lost in the great digital shuffle – but we found it and it’s making in appearance. This happened about a year ago and was written by Berry Shultz. There have been more trips since – but this captures what we are doing in Belize:

I went to Belize this summer to fill in for Mary Beth at her Kids 4 Clean Water camp in San Mateo. I anticipated an eye opening experience having traveled in developing countries in the recent past. However nothing could have prepared me for this “eye opening” experience. The golf cart bumped over the pitted “road” into San Mateo and the panorama that is life there spread in front of me and unbidden tears began streaming down my face. My skin felt too sensitive to touch, my scalp was tingling uncomfortably and I could not form words.

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Protect Mountain Creek Urban Wildlife Sanctuary and Outdoor Education Hot Spot

Giving Tuesday is coming!

Bear for Gear – November 12th 2016

Consign Gear for Beer – or Donate Gear for Beer.

Help us in our efforts to clean water in the Caribbean and in Tennesseebear4gear2016

Dance for Clean Water

Give back & get ~ groovy ~ at our Hippie Dance Party benefitting TenneSEA and Caribbean Student Environmental Alliance
Kids 4 Clean Water! Dance the night away with Live Music, Libations and DIY Tie-Dye scarves & bandanas for you and your furry friends. Hillbilly Philly is rolling in with groovy grub!

Peace loving dogs are welcome! $20 for PEACE  LOVE & CLEAN WATER!

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