Nature Education Program


A networked program, building on and uniting the efforts on each of the islands, strengthening each other through exchange of experience, training courses and tools. The program focuses on developing a strategic region-wide approach to the provision of nature education both within and outside of the school system.

Additional remarks: 

Category of best practice: 

Biodiversity management (e.g. conservation ex situ and in situ, sustainable use and exploitation, rehabilitation, management of invasive species, pollutants, pesticides)
Governance and policies (e.g. interactions science/societies, regulations, decision-makers, networks, international collaborations)

Criteria used to define the best practice: 

Provision of further environmental and socio-economic benefits
Applicability/transferability to other regions
Sustainability of projects (i.e. projects remain beyond the given funding)
Good governance (involve relevant stakeholders and integrate different interests and perspectives and needs in part from local stakeholders)
Generating multiplier/imitation effects


Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance - DCNA (NGO). Kaya Finlandia 10A, Bonaire, Caribbean Netherlands

Contact details: 

Kalli De Meyer ( - Director

Geographic region: 



Aruba, Bonaire, CuraƧao, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Maarten