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Teaching the Teachers April 24, 2015 - 09:37
Teaching the Teachers Workshop

Environmental education is incredibly important for conservation and sustainable development. Environmental education can increase public awareness and knowledge of environmental issues, foster positive environmental attitudes, and bring about behaviors favorable to environmental protection. Furthermore, environmental education can also help children develop critical-thinking skills and enhance problem-solving and decision-making skills. 

April 23, 2015 - 10:44
Developing a Local Early Action Plan in Monkey River

This past Sunday, 19 April 2015, TIDE’s Education and Outreach Director, Mr. Norman Budna, traveled to Monkey River to facilitate the first steps for creating a Local Early Action Plan (LEAP) for the community of Monkey River--one of TIDE’s stakeholder communities.

Community-Based Climate Workshop March 4, 2015 - 09:06
Climate Change Communities Workshop

A Community-Based Climate Change Adaptation workshop was held in Punta Gorda from February 27th to March 2nd.    The workshop was carried out through a partnership of the Toledo Institute for Development and Environment (TIDE) the Belize Audubon Society (BAS), and the Belizean communities of Monkey River, Punta Negra, Sarteneja, Chunox, and Copper Bank.

Climate Change Workshop February 24, 2015 - 16:22
Climate Change GCFI Workshop

TIDE hosted a five day regional workshop on Marine Protected Areas (MPA) management capacity and coral reef resilience.

Workshop sessions held from Monday 23rd Feb to Friday 27th Feb focus on building marine protected area MPA management capacity and coral reef resilience in the Caribbean’s Mesoamerican Reef Region - The event was coordinated by  Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute GCFI Project manager Emma Doyle.

Punta Negra Grill and Tavern February 11, 2015 - 09:00
Punta Negra Grill and Tavern

Women of one of the tiniest coastal villages in Southern Belize, Punta Negra, received keys to a cultural dining facility from the Toledo Institute for Development and Environment, TIDE.  The cultural restaurant, valued at just over BZ $45,000, comes with all of the necessary kitchen equipment including a solar powered freezer, picnic benches, stove and other items ready to start cooking.  TIDE worked extremely hard in securing funding for this restaurant from MAR Fund and the German...

Landscape Connectivity Research December 19, 2014 - 16:09
Landscape Connectivity ResearchRosa Bevan, our Landscape connectivity research intern, has been analysing our terrestrial biodiversity during her 6 months working for TIDE.


Rosa has been working with the terrestrial team at TIDE to further develop our biodiversity monitoring program across TIDEs protected lands. This is in the hope that the...

SMART being used by PHMR Rangers December 8, 2014 - 11:32
Our SMART Journey

TIDE is working on the front line of conservation by using the new intelligence-based Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool or 'SMART'.  The spatial monitoring tool is being trialed in Port Honduras Marine Reserve (PHMR) to increase the efficiency of enforcement in the reserve and decrease illegal fishing.

October 28, 2014 - 14:03
Results of Manatee Research Masters student and TIDE intern, Transi Gonzalez Medina, presented the results of her 6-month baseline study on manatees present in Port Honduras Marine Reserve (PHMR) and Payne’s Creek National Park (PNCP) today.
Thanks for Fish Fest 2014! October 26, 2014 - 14:42
Thanks for Fish Fest 2014!

TIDE would like to extend its sincerest gratitude to all our donors below who contributed to the TIDE Fish Festival which was held on Oct 10-12, 2014 in Punta Gorda Town.

Your contributions and participation in this year’s activities made it a huge success. We thank you for your support in raising awareness of and contributing to conservation in the Toledo District.

The Invasive Lionfish Package (cash or Prize): $2,000 or more:

Reforestation exchange October 24, 2014 - 12:05
Climate Change Reforestation Project TIDE hosted a two-day reforestation exchange for the leaders of communities in Toldeo to learn how to positively manage the effects of climate change.


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