PHILIPSBURG:— During the month of October, Be The Change Foundation, through their online crowdfunding platform, raised a total of USD$500 for Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC) Foundation’s project to plant native species around St. Maarten, following the disastrous effects Hurricane Irma wreaked on the island’s biodiversity.
Prior to Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Foundation conducted assessments to better understand what native plants need to be introduced to each of three sites (Cay Bay, Sentry Hill, and Little Key) to increase biodiversity. Funds raised by Be The Change donors will be used to help source more plants to replant in these areas.
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Be The Change Foundation Press Release
Source: St. Martin News Network http://www.smn-news.com/st-maarten-st-martin-news/27569-be-the-change-raises-500-for-epic-s-replanting-efforts.html