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Least Tern Artificial Island A Resounding Success
September 16, 2014 @ 14:49
The Least Tern breeding season was a special occasion this year. Cargill, in cooperation with STINAPA Bonaire, IMARES and DROB, constructed an artificial island in an area to the south of Bonaire which is very important for the migratory birds that visit Bonaire. The artificial island had wooden decoys placed to attract the terns and also rocks and pipe shelters for the chicks to hide from predators.
Flamingo Airport (Bonaire International Airport) to Conduct Emergency Drill
September 15, 2014 @ 15:34
Flamingo Airport (Bonaire International Airport, or “BIA") will conduct a full-scale, airport emergency drill on Thursday, September 18, 2014. This drill will include rescue firefighting services, law enforcements (KPCN, KMAR, Defence), health department (GHOR), the island’s social department, and KLM as the participating airline. Other local agencies will stage an emergency scene to test their ability to respond.
There’s Another Opportunity to Enjoy a Guided Sunset Hike to the Top of Bonaire
September 9, 2014 @ 15:12
Last May a select few individuals, who got their reservations in quickly, enjoyed a rare moment--sitting at the top of Brandaris, Bonaire’s highest point, at sunset. Normally, Washington Slagbaai National Park closes at 5:00 PM each day, so being able to hike in the late afternoon, and enjoy the sunset from Brandaris, was a rare opportunity. Now, there is another chance for those who missed the hikes in May, as STINAPA is planning another sunset hike to Brandaris on Saturday, September 27th, 2014.
Celebrate Bonaire’s Flag Day This Saturday, September 6, 2014
September 4, 2014 @ 16:16
September 6th is always Dia di Boneiru, or Bonaire’s Flag Day. It’s a legal holiday and it’s always celebrated with a full schedule of activities from the early morning through midnight. This year’s festivities will take place in Wilhelmina Park in Kralendijk.
Take Advantage of the Final 2014 Taste of Bonaire on Sunday, August 31, 2014
August 28, 2014 @ 16:47
Those visiting Bonaire over the past few months have definitely enjoyed the island’s Taste of Bonaire events where anyone and everyone gathers in Wilhelmina Park and enjoys music, arts and crafts, and the reason for the gathering--Food! This Sunday, August 31st, 2014, will be the final time this year to enjoy this unique event.