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Flora and fauna of Cabrits National Park, Dominica

Arlington James

Flora and fauna of Cabrits National Park, Dominica

by Arlington James

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Published by Forestry, Wildlife & Parks Division in [Roseau], Dominica .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cabrits National Park (Dominica),
  • Botany -- Dominica,
  • Zoology -- Dominica,
  • National parks and reserves -- Dominica

  • Edition Notes

    StatementArlington James.
    ContributionsDominica. Forestry, Wildlife and Parks Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK231.D59 J358 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p. :
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16865979M
    LC Control Number2008391900

      Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group is proud to bring its rich heritage of attentive personal service and unparalleled hospitality to its newest destination in the Americas. The long-awaited Cabrits Resort and Spa Kempinski Dominica will open its doors to guests and exclusive clientele on Octo The resort will be Kempinski’s second Caribbean venture.   Hosting a variety of flora and fauna, including many rare plants, animals and bird species, Dominica is protected by an extensive natural park system that encompasses three national parks, two.

    Completed in , the Caribbean's first long-distance hiking trail links Scotts Head in the far southwest with Cabrits National Park in the northwest, hitting all the key beauty spots along the way, including Boiling Lake and Emerald Pool. Its miles are divided into 14 segments of various lengths and difficulty but each one is designed to be completed in one day. 3 Rivers lies on the edge of the Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Dominica’s first national park, which was established in When it was opened, its primary function was to protect samples of the island flora and fauna, It now covers more t acres of land and has recently been declared a World Heritage Site of outstanding.

    The Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski, Dominica was open in October and named one of “the hottest new hotel openings of fall ” by Condé Nast Traveler. Works on the construction site of Range’s third project Six Senses La Sagesse, Grenada have commenced and the company is committed to complete the project in Cabrits National Park Segm the last Segment of the Waitukubuli National Trail is another breath taking segment which takes four (4) hours to be completed approximately 10 km and is said to be a moderate hike.


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Flora and fauna of Cabrits National Park, Dominica by Arlington James Download PDF EPUB FB2

The flora, fauna, wildlife and marine life of Secret Bay. Secret Bay Resort has worked hard to preserve and re-establish the wildlife that thrives here. It is not just about creating a place to stay, but also capturing Dominica in a time when her land and wildlife were valued not just for what they could provide, but as cohabitants in a.

Dominica has many iguana, gecko and lizard species, as well as small tree frogs and large ground frogs, including one known as the Dominican Mountain Chicken (apparently a culinary delicacy).

Four types of snake live on Dominica, including the Boa Constrictor. Cabrits National Park is located on a peninsula on the north end of the island just beyond the town of Portsmouth. Established inCabrits National Park occupies 1, acres and protects tropical forests, coral reefs and wetlands.

The park is nestled between a pair of low-rising peaks, extinct volcanoes, creating a spectacular view of the beaches below. Cabrits National Park. The perfect combination of natural wonder and historical interest, Cabrits is just a short drive from Secret Bay.

The National Park occupies a scenic peninsula on the north end of the island, where there’s 1, acres of protected. InUNESCO recognised the unique beauty and value of Dominica, designating our Morne Trois Pitons National Park as a World Heritage Site. Here is a brief overview of Dominica’s wildlife – the fauna (animals) which includes birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, & fish; then the flora (plant life).

New secondary vegetation has been identified including species of plants, and 10 types of cactus. A large crocodile population, an endemic species of iguana, and other reptiles populate the island. 62 species of birds have also been identified: five aquatic, 16 shore, and 41 land birds.

45 of these are native to the island. Located within the park, and its most prominent feature, is the ruined 18th-century Fort Shirley garrison. The park is connected to the mainland by Dominica’s largest wetland, the Cabrits Swamp, and it also includes some ha of marine environment.

The name ‘Cabrits’ is derived from the French word cabri, meaning ‘young goat’. Cabrits National Park. Cabrits National Park is located on a peninsula on the north end of the island just beyond the town of Portsmouth. Established inCabrits National Park.

Syndicate National Park & Falls A moderate hike through one of Dominica's most magnificent forest reserves.

Abundant bird life, this is year with opportunity to spot Dominica's national bird, the Sisserou Parrot as well as see the island's farmers at work did they plant and harvest.

Here, one can catch a glimpse of the Morne Trois Pitons National Park and Boiling Lake, all while admiring exotic flora, fauna, sulphur springs and hot spas. With this package, guests will embark upon the challenging km hike and do their part by clearing debris along the way so future travelers can, too, enjoy the trail’s bewildering beauty.

Hosting a variety of flora and fauna, including many rare plants, animals and bird species, Dominica is protected by an extensive natural park system that encompasses three national parks, two forest reserves and the Syndicate Parrot Reserve.

Adventure seekers can enjoy eco-trekking on countless hiking trails, bird watching or simply observing. The rainforests of the Cabrits were designated National Park status in Morne Diablotin National Park.

Morne Diablotin National Park comprises the rainforest area surrounding the Morne Diablotin mountain. Morne Diablotin is the tallest mountain in Dominica, rising at 4, feet above sea level, and is the second tallest in the Lesser Antilles.

The National Park was inscribed in and awarded because of its rich bio diversity and flora and fauna. Part of this section is associated with a period of Dominica’s history years ago when many British investors came to Dominica to open up coffee, cocoa and citrus estates in the interior of the island.

Flora and Fauna of Cabrits National Park, Dominica. by James, Arlington.59pp, ISBN: Unknown (). Cabrits National Park is about a 45 minute drive from the island’s capital Roseau, and just a few minutes from the north’s main town of Portsmouth.

A small, secondary cruise ship dock is located on the south side of the Cabrits Peninsula. The visit Fort Shirley and the museum costs $5 and the hours are 8 am to 6 pm. National park Area Established Notes Cabrits National Park: 1, acres ( ha) Morne Diablotin National Park: 8, acres (3, ha) January Morne Trois Pitons National Park: 17, acres (6, ha) Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in "We wanted to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Morne Trois Pitons National Park with its waterfalls, hot springs and secluded pools of Cabrits National Park.

40 reviews #19 of 62 Nature & Parks in Dominica "You can take a canoe around the lake or traverse on a mini trail to view around the lake and its flora and fauna." Learn More. See 3. National Parks Morne Diablotin National Park Morne Diablotin National Park, established in Januaryis located within the northern mountain ranges of Dominica.

It is home to 1,meter high Morne Diablotin, the tallest mountain on the island and the second highest mountain in the Lesser Antilles.[1] During the 18th century, the land was home to read more.

Established inCabrits National Park is located on a peninsula on the north end of the island just beyond the town of Portsmouth. Cabrits park thrives on 1, acres and protects coral reefs, tropical forests, and wetlands. The park is nestled between a pair of low-rising peaks, extinct volcanoes, creating a spectacular view of the.

Of Dominica’s square miles, almost all of it is forest land. There are currently three national parks and two forest reserves, and there are plans to increase these numbers, in order to undertake a comprehensive biodiversity study: organising and expanding local flora and fauna, strengthening the research efforts and reviewing existing legislation.

Dominica is The Nature Island, the most mountainous of the Caribbean and the destination for wildlife, flora and diver’s is located in the Heart of the Caribbean, between Guadeloupe and Martinique.

Dominica is 46 km long and 25 km wide with a total area of km2.Dominica Mountains Viewed From Atop Fort Shirley. We were still jazzed (and exhausted) from our incredible encounter with the leatherback sea turtle giving birth the night before when our driver/guide Oris picked us up at Rosalie Bay Resort for another day of adventure in Dominica.

After yet another hour-long drive, we made it to Cabrits National Park on the island’s .Dominica has an extensive array of activities on offer! You can enjoy black sand or white sand beaches, discover the marine life when snorkeling or diving at one of the many renowned diving spots, go whale watching, hike through parts of the Waitukubuli National Trail, discover our boiling lake, countless waterfalls and rivers, varied fauna and flora, relax in warm sulfur .