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Adopt A River and CYEN visit Arima Girls RC and Arima Boys RC

Posted on: February 14th, 2017 by Allister Brizan

Adopt A River and CYEN visit Arima Girls RC and Arima Boys RC schools.

The Caribbean Youth Environmental Network (CYEN) has embarked on a series of school tours in a project called the “Water Warriors School Caravan” and Adopt A River was there to lend our support.

Our first Water Warriors’ Training Programme

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 by Allister Brizan

Check out pics from one of our first Water Warriors’s Training Programme. This programme was held in Guanapo where we trained 25 community members in testing water using a basic water quality testing kit. They were also taught in first aid in order to ensure their safety in the field.

The CYEN TT team goes out into Arima on day one of the Learn and Flow Surveys

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 by Allister Brizan


The member of the Caribbean Youth Environment Network T&T Chapter started work on their community survey on Saturday towards their AAR project “Learn and Flow: The Arima and Courland Water Story”.

G-CEDO first water quality testing in the Guanapo River

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 by Allister Brizan

The Guanapo Community & Environmental Development Organisation (G-CEDO) first water quality testing in the Guanapo River.
On October 20th 2012 G-CEDO members visited 4 sites along the Guanapo River to collect water samples and perform field tests for 7 parameters

Social Justice Foundation/Good Media Eco Youths Network

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 by Allister Brizan

Another very active organisation registered with the Adopt A River Programme is the Social Justice Foundation/Good Media Eco Youths Network.
Check out our field trips, Water Warriors Training Programme and water quality testing exercises with this group!

Good Media Eco Youth Leaders and Adopt a River visit Mausica River

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 by Allister Brizan

Good Media Eco Youth Leaders and Adopt a River visit Mausica River

Adopt A River in International Press Service article

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 by Allister Brizan

Adopt A River has been recognised internationally!
Check out the International Press Service recent article!
http://www.ipsnews.net/2015/06/young-people-lend-a-hand-to-trinidads-ailing-watersheds/

Two Wins at the AMCHAMTT Awards

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 by Allister Brizan

On the 7th October 2015, the Water and Sewerage Authority celebrated not just one, but two wins at the AMCHAMTT Awards which were held at the Hyatt. (more…)

Adopt A River field visit with the Ministry of Agriculture to the Guanapo Watershed

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 by Allister Brizan


On 19th November, Adopt A River had a field visit with Ministry of Agriculture to the Guanapo Watershed. Sites along the Heights of Guanapo Road were identified for the construction of check dams which will help reduce the silt runoff to the river. (more…)

Largest Climate March In History

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 by Allister Brizan

On September 21st 2014, the world’s largest climate march in history took place. (more…)