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The St Vincent & Grenadines Forestry Department. Marine Focus. The Geology. The origin Volcanic Caribbean Island Arc The Grenadine Bank A continuous shallow bank between The Grenadines and Grenada Approx. 34 Islands and Cays 8 Islands inhabited. Climate.

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the geology
The Geology
  • The origin
    • Volcanic
    • Caribbean Island Arc
  • The Grenadine Bank
    • A continuous shallow bank between

The Grenadines and Grenada

  • Approx. 34 Islands and Cays
  • 8 Islands inhabited
climate
Climate
  • Small Islands; Islets and Cays
  • Two distinct seasons (Wet and Dry)
  • Rainfall on mainland 3000 to over 7000mm per annum
  • Rainfall (Grenadines) averages approx. 1000mm per annum.
  • Winds are the North East Trade Winds
forest types
Forest Types
  • Coastal
  • Littoral
  • Interior
    • Lower Montane
    • Upper Montane
    • Elfin Woodland
  • Forest
vegetation of dry forest
Vegetation of Dry Forest
  • Dry forest types
  • Xerophytes Cactus
  • Mangroves
kings hill forest reserve
Kings Hill Forest Reserve
  • Established 1791
  • 20 hectares (52 acres)
  • Oldest Environmental legislation
  • SVG Site for OECS PERB Project
unique habitats
Unique Habitats
  • Rocky shores and cliffs for nesting birds
  • Rich birdlife
  • Wetlands for migratory bird species
reptiles and amphibians
Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Reptile 14 sp
  • Amphibians 3sp

Gonatodes duadini (2005)

coastal marine habitats
Coastal & Marine Habitats
  • Beach and Coastal Habitats
  • Mangroves
  • Tidal Pools
  • Sea grass beds
  • Coral Reefs
  • Sandy Bottoms
threats
Threats
  • History of development
    • Agriculture
  • Thrust in Tourism Development
summary of activities
Summary of Activities
  • Watershed Management
    • Upland and middle basin
  • Integrated Resource Management
    • Stakeholder involvement
    • Livelihood Enhancement
  • Wildlife Management
  • Dry Forest & Habitat Management
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