“THE Isabel Leatherback Turtle three days’ workshop is currently underway in Buala, Isabel Province.
“The three days’ workshop is organized by the Isabel Provincial Government (IPG) in partnership with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) office.
“Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Disaster Management as well as Minister for Maringe/Kokota Dr. Culwick Togamana was the guest of honour who officially opens the workshop.
“In his key note address, Dr. Togamana said he is very pleased to see representatives from amongst communities that work in partnership with TNC attending the workshop.
“I look forward to listening to your stories and experience working to conserve leatherback turtle, a declared endangered species since the 1970’s,” he said.
“He then thanked TNC and Isabel Provincial Government (IPG) for organising what he terms as a very important programme with regards to conservation of one of the endangered species not only in Solomon Islands but globally.”
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