Nature Foundation St Maarten Expresses Concerns about Beach Reconstruction and Cleaning with heavy equipment. | SMN News

PHILIPSBURG:—In the last week the Foundation recorded heavy equipment on several beaches, such as Great Bay Beach and Oyster Bay Beach, in order to reconstruct the beach and remove garbage and sargassum due to the passings of storms and swells. The Nature Foundation understand the need for removing and reconstructing after large swells changed the sediment, however, has concerns regarding the usage of heavy equipment and driving on our beaches and especially on sea turtle nesting beaches. The Foundation would like St Maarten to use man power to clean garbage and sargassum from sea turtle nesting beaches or look

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