Marine Conservation

Conservation Force partners with the recreational fishing community to maintain marine habitat and key recreational fisheries. Some related projects follow:

 

● Our land trust division focuses on conservation easements on waterways and wetlands.

 

● Our “Windows to Waterways” project installs navigation aids and helps report and remove navigation hazards.

 

● Conservation Force partners with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission’s Wildlife Research Institute’s DNA tagging program.

 

● Conservation Force acts as the charitable fiduciary for donations to the CBNRM projects for tarpon in Sierra Leone. Tarpon anglers can voluntarily donate funds to Conservation Force that are in turn directed to incentivize the local inhabitants in Bonthe to reduce local consumption of tarpon.

 

● Conservation Force acts as the charitable fiduciary for donations to the CBNRM projects in Pinas Bay, Panama, where marlin anglers can voluntarily donate to benefit the local village in Pinas Bay, Panama to incentivize them to maintain the area reserved from commercial long-lining to protect the marlin fishery.

Conservation Force also does CBNRM where recreational fishing is used as a force for marine conservation. One such program is Save and Help Rebuild the Piñas Community in partnership with Tropic Star Lodge and CONAMAR.