Rebuild Dominica Inc. is pleased to announce two new volunteers: husband and wife team, Corey and Chantel Grant of the US Dept. of Interior Bureau of Land Management. They have agreed to aid Rebuild Dominica in launching a Youth Conservation Corps on Dominica.
The Youth Conservation Corps will be dedicated to soil conservation, river course and marine environment preservation and management, alongside nature trail maintenance and reforestation. All those areas of the national territory in Dominica are in acute need of attention following the deadly floods during Hurricane Maria, which caused great destruction of Dominica’s tree cover in addition to massive soil erosion.
Rebuild Dominica is eternally grateful to those Dominicans and those of other nations who have rallied to aid our island and other sister Caribbean nations greatly in need of disaster following the most awful hurricane season of 2017.
Some of the proponents of the Youth Conservation Corps, such as Major Francis Richards, have had experience in the Dominica Cadet Corps program, which started on Dominica in 1910. For more details, visit http://www.dominicacadets.org.