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EAG MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL

Monday 5th November 2018
Members are invited to renew their membership between November 1, 2018 and January 31, 2019.
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MEET THE EAG NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Thursday 4th October 2018
Ms. Arica Hill holds a Masters in Environmental Management from Bond University, Australia.
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EAG CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

Tuesday 12th April 2016
EAG, Adoptacoastline, Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, Antigua Sailing Week and Sailors for the Beach, Clean Up on Earth Day is on Friday, April 22 at 3:30 pm
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EAG 2016 WILDLIFE CALENDARS

Monday 23rd November 2015
2016 Wildlife Calendars here, please support the EAG efforts by making a purchase.
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EAG 2016 BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ ELECTION

Monday 23rd November 2015
EAG calls for motivated leaders to sit on its board of directors, submit application now.
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EAG TURTLE WATCH TRIPS

Monday 6th July 2015
Sign up early for EAG'S Turtle Watch Trip starting on the 10th, July until the end of September from 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm.
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REGISTRATION OPEN FOR CAMP GROW 2015

Monday 29th June 2015
The EAG and partners are gearing up for the 5th year of Camp GROW "the best summer camp in Antigua".
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DONATE CAMERAS FOR YOUTH WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY EVENT

Monday 29th June 2015
EAG will be hosting an event for youngsters on Saturday 4th July, for children ages 6 to 12, inspiring them to appreciate their natural heritage by starting with Caribbean birds.
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BAT SURVEY AND BAT CONSERVATION WORKSHOP

Tuesday 23rd June 2015
Seeking Participation for the Bat Survey and Bat Conservation Workshop, August 2015.
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PETITION TO HOLD GUIANA ISLAND DEVELOPERS ACCOUNTABLE TO A&B LAWS

Tuesday 19th May 2015
We encourage you to sign a letter to Prime Minister Gaston Browne petitioning the Government of Antigua & Barbuda to uphold the relevant laws.
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PARLIAMENT PASSES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND MANAGEMENT ACT

Monday 27th April 2015
On Thursday April 23, the Parliament of Antigua and Barbuda met to debate the Environment Bill for the last time.
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EAG NEWSLETTER

Wednesday 18th February 2015
Check out the latest news from the EAG in their newsletter, highlighting upcoming events like their Field Trip and meetings, along with a review of the recent Gala Dinner.
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FIVE TO THRIVE: SUPPORT THE ANTIGUA ENVIROBILL

Thursday 8th January 2015
Support the proposed Environmental Protection and Management Bill to help protect and maintain the environment.
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EAG 2015 WILDLIFE CALENDARS

Monday 8th December 2014
New 2015 calendars ready and up for sale at EC $​15​ for retailers and members​ and $25 for non-members
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SAVING THE ANTIGUAN RACER SNAKE: DISNEY VIDEO

Thursday 17th July 2014
Check out the short film that Disney produced about the Antiguan Racer Snake, filmed on Great Bird Island.
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CAMP GROW 2014

Tuesday 24th June 2014
A fantastic opportunity for your children - Camp GROW is back!
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EAG 2013 NEWSLETTER

Tuesday 24th June 2014
Take a trip back in time with us. Our 2013 EAGer highlights events from our past year including Camp Grow which is happening again soon.
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TURTLE WATCH VOLUNTEERS WANTED

Wednesday 18th June 2014
Are you interested in becoming a turtle watch volunteer? If so, please let us know!
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TONIGHT’S MEMBERS MEETING POSTPONED

Tuesday 21st January 2014
The EAG regrets to inform you that tonight’s members meeting will have to be postponed due to the illness of the feature speaker. The new date for the meeting will be the 4th February at 7 pm. Our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience that this may have caused.
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EAG PARTICIPATES IN COASTAL CLEAN-UP

Sunday 6th October 2013
Antigua's Environmental Awareness Group reports on International Coastal Cleanup Day.
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VIDEO: “RARITY TO RECOVERY: THE STORY OF THE ANTIGUAN RACER SNAKE”

Monday 26th August 2013
Exploring the history of the Antiguan racer snake and how the population was decreased to the brink of extinction and the efforts in place now to recover the species.
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EAG AUGUST NEWS

Monday 12th August 2013
EAG gets ready for its August Trip, a return to the sea with kayaking fun
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EAG JULY NEWS

Tuesday 16th July 2013
EAG gets ready for its field trip in Signal Hill, and there are only a few more spaces left in Camp Grow
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EAG NEWS

Wednesday 19th June 2013
EAG is about to get down to some serious turtle watching once again, and EAG members are being called upon to help lead trips. Also, Camp GROW is coming up soon!
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CAMP GROW

Friday 14th June 2013
The Environmental Awareness Group and GARD Center are excited to announce the return of Camp GROW!
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EAG NEWS - JUNE FIELD TRIP

Friday 7th June 2013
Field trip to Great Bird Island and Guiana Island, summer Camp Grow 2013
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2012 NEWSLETTER

Monday 3rd June 2013
EAG finally presents their long-awaited 2012 newsletter
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EAG NEWS - MAY FIELD TRIP

Friday 17th May 2013
EAG announces their May field trip of birdwatching and their temporary office relocation
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EAG NEWS

Friday 10th May 2013
Important general meeting, temporary relocation of office, guest speakers talk on Lethal Yellowing and Giant African Snail...
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EAG NEWS

Tuesday 30th April 2013
EAG Happenings: Annual General Meeting, EAG at Sailing Week, May Feature Discussion: Lethal Yellowing and African Gian Snail
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EAG NEWS

Tuesday 16th April 2013
EAG Happenings: Earth Day Field Trip and Sailing Week
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EAG MARCH NEWS

Friday 8th March 2013
March Field trip- Whale Watching!
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EAG FEBRUARY NEWS

Wednesday 13th February 2013
100 mile walking challenge, hike to Ayers Creek, 2013 EAG calenders and alot more...
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EAG NEWS

Tuesday 5th February 2013
Check out the latest news from EAG including ECAB Green Initiative, EAG 2013 Calendars, Volunteer- Trail maintenance, EAG Talk Articles Every Thursday in the Daily Observer.
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CARIBBEAN WATERBIRD CENSUS - JAN 14 - FEB 2

Thursday 10th January 2013
The 2013 CWC count will take place from Monday, Jan. 14 to Sunday, February 3rd inclusive. This includes 3 weekends and World Wetlands Day on Feb. 2nd.
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EAG JANUARY NEWS

Thursday 3rd January 2013
Check our the latest news from EAG, including January activities such as EAG January Field Trip and Caribbean Waterbird Census Field Training
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WRAPPING UP THE SEA TURTLE NESTING SEASON

Thursday 20th December 2012
As the year comes to a close, so does our 2012 season for nesting sea turtles in Antigua.
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EAG DECEMBER NEWS

Wednesday 19th December 2012
Check out the latest updates from the Environmental Awareness Group.
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EAG NOVEMBER HAPPENINGS

Tuesday 6th November 2012
Invasive Species Presentation (Black and Brown Rats), Invasive Species Management Workshop, Caribbean Waterbird Census Workshop, EAG Hike
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THE DEBATE ABOUT SEA TURTLES IN CAPTIVITY CONTINUES

Monday 29th October 2012
Caribarena.com recently reported on the continuing discussion about sea turtles in captivity.
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EAG OCTOBER HAPPENINGS

Wednesday 17th October 2012
Special General Meeting, Renewable Energy, Snorkelling Field Trip
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STORY TIME VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT THE EAG

Friday 31st August 2012
The EAG is seeking volunteers interested in dedicating one hour each week to sharing eco-stories with a primary school class this Fall.
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WE WANT YOUR PLASTIC SHOPPING BAGS!

Thursday 12th July 2012
Camp GROW 2012 is fast approaching and needs YOUR help! This year our campers will be making their very own jump ropes out of used plastic shopping bags – and with 60 campers – we’ll be needing a lot of bags!!
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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR CAMP GROW 2012

Friday 18th May 2012
The Environmental Awareness Group and GARD Center are excited to announce the return of Camp GROW!
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DROP BOXES FOR LOOSE CHANGE

Friday 27th April 2012
The EAG has placed drop boxes at Marinas in English and Jolly Harbour for any one who can spare some change, as well as for those who are here for the regatta, and need to get rid of their spare change before they leave. Funds collected go toward various conservation projects that the EAG gets involved in.
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ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS GROUP TO COLLECT CHANGE DURING ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK

Tuesday 24th April 2012
Antigua’s Environmental Awareness Group will be collecting loose change during Antigua Sailing Week to raise funds for its projects.
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ANTIGUA’S ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS GROUPS INVITES YOU TO GO WHALE WATCHING

Wednesday 11th April 2012
The Environmental Awareness Group invites you on its whale watching field trip on April 14.
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CHRISTAN VALLEY BIRD TRAIL OPENS

Tuesday 31st January 2012
The Christian Valley Birding Trail was officially opened last Thursday, and there are high expectations that not only visitors, but also locals, will take the nature trek that extends to Mount Obama.
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GET YOUR 2012 SPECIAL EAG CALENDAR TODAY!

Monday 23rd January 2012
Wildlife of Antigua & Barbuda's Offshore Islands 2012 Beautiful and educational Calendar
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EAG FEBRUARY FIELD TRIP TO BARBUDA

Monday 23rd January 2012
Join the EAG field trip that will take you across the seas, but not too far!
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WILDLIFE OF ANTIGUA & BARBUDA

Monday 16th January 2012
The Environmental Awareness Group is pleased to announce its first-ever publication of calendars.
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR CHRISTIAN VALLEY BIRDING TRAIL

Monday 16th January 2012
There is still much work to do. Anyone wishing to volunteer some hours/days in the next week or so to help out, please call Steve Watt at 764-5283.
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REGISTER FOR THE BACKYARD GARDENING COURSE

Monday 16th January 2012
Are you interested in developing a back yard garden that will meet all your needs including not only food production but also beauty and diversity?
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STAR WATCH NIGHT AT THE BLOCKHOUSE

Tuesday 10th January 2012
The National Parks Environment Unit cordially invites you to a star watch evening at the Blockhouse, Shirley Heights on Saturday, Jan 14th
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NOTICE: PHOTO COMPETITION EXTENDED TO THE END OF NOVEMBER

Wednesday 16th November 2011
Volunteers to Assist with Preparation of the Mount Obama Birding Trails this Weekend
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

Thursday 20th October 2011
Offshore Islands Conservation Programme, Antigua & Barbuda
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COUNT WATERBIRDS IN THE CARIBBEAN

Monday 17th October 2011
Join the second session of Antigua's CWC
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JUMBY BAY HAWKSBILL PROJECT CELEBRATES 25 YEARS

Saturday 3rd September 2011
Read this blog post by Jordan Schaul of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center on National Geographic's News Watch.
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HELP COLLECT BIRD PARAPHERNALIA!

Friday 26th August 2011
The EAG needs your help!!
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TRAIL BLAZING AND MAINTENANCE COURSE

Friday 5th August 2011
Are you looking for work? Do you want to make yourself more marketable and be in a position to go after the trend setting jobs. There is a demand in the eco-tourism sector both here at home and regionally, for trained persons in the technology of nature trail blazing and maintenance.
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TURTLE TOURS ARE BACK

Friday 8th July 2011

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HELP REVIEW THE NEW DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION BILL

Wednesday 29th June 2011
Are you concerned about the lack of legislation and enforcement on issues such as: Protected Areas, the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process, protected species, watersheds, wetlands, fires, goats, recycling, pollution and many other environmental issues?
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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR CAMP GROW

Tuesday 24th May 2011
The GARD Center and the Environmental Awareness Group are excited to announce their partnership in presenting Camp GROW, an environmental and agricultural summer day-camp for children ages 9 -12 which will be held July 11th thru July 22nd.
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"GO WILD! GO BIRDING!" THE EAG REACHES OUT FOR HELP WITH CARIBBEAN ENDEMIC BIRD FESTIVAL

Tuesday 10th May 2011

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LEATHERBACK SEA TURTLES RETURNING TO NEST

Tuesday 8th March 2011
February marked the start of another nesting season for our Critically Endangered Leatherback sea turtles.
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CARIBBEAN WATERBIRD CENSUS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Friday 28th January 2011
The EAG welcomes volunteers
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CARIBBEAN WATERBIRD CENSUS

Tuesday 4th January 2011
The EAG is taking part in the first Caribbean Waterbird Census, an initiative of the Society for the Conservation and Study of Caribbean Birds. A classroom session will be held on Thursday 6th January 2011 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm upstairs the museum.
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MAGNIFICENT FRIGATEBIRDS IN CODRINGTON LAGOON

Monday 18th October 2010
Magnificent Frigatebirds are one of the most recognizable seabirds as well as one of the most threatened.
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OFFSHORE ISLANDS CONSERVATION PROJECT

Monday 18th October 2010
Antigua’s offshore islands are refuge to some of the world’s rarest species of fauna and flora.
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EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR WILDLIFE ENTHUSIASTS

Wednesday 13th October 2010
Volunteers needed
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EC$7,755.28 RAISED - THANK YOU!

Monday 6th September 2010
Thank you to all those who helped make the Green Fete a great success -- we raised $7,755.28 for the EAG and it was a fun lime!
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NOMINATE AN AWARD CANDIDATE - 2011 CHAMPIONS OF THE EARTH, THE UNITED NATIONS’ FLAGSHIP ENVIRONMENTAL

Friday 3rd September 2010
Nominations are now officially open for the 2011 Champions of the Earth – the United Nations’ flagship environmental award.
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EAG'S OFFSHORE ISLANDS CONSERVATION PROJECT WINS "BEST LESSONS LEARNED" AWARD FOR AUGUST 2010

Wednesday 4th August 2010
The EAG focus on conservation of our offshore islands has been awarded “Best Lessons Learned” project by the Eco-Index.
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A TROPICAL FANTASY: EMBRACING THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Thursday 29th July 2010
In the midst of carnival, Antigua & Barbuda will be witnessing a special collaboration this year.
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EAG TALK

Wednesday 26th May 2010
Do you have an environment-related topic that you want to explore and share with others?
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THANK YOU FOR MAKING EARTH DAY A SUCCESS!

Wednesday 5th May 2010
Thank you to all of those who participated in our Earth Day events!
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ANTIGUA RACER SNAKE CENSUS

Monday 29th March 2010
The Offshore Islands Conservation Programme (OICP) of which the EAG is a partner is currently conducting a census of our Antiguan racer snakes on Great Bird Island and we welcome any help that you can volunteer towards this effort.
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EAG AND MOMENTS IN NATURE TAKE HIKERS TO HISTORIC CLARENCE HOUSE, MANGROVES, AND GALLEON BEACH

Tuesday 23rd March 2010
The Environmental Awareness Group (EAG), in conjunction with the MOMENT is CAPTURED photography is planning the third outing of a monthly photo-hiking tour in Antigua and Barbuda
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MOMENTS IN NATURE HIKING SERIES CONTINUE AT CHRISTIAN VALLEY

Wednesday 24th February 2010
EAG and the MOMENT is CAPTURED Continue Their Series of Nature/Photography Hikes in Search of the Christian Valley Waterfall.
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THE WILD PLANTS OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

Wednesday 24th February 2010
The publication The Wild Plants of Antigua and Barbuda is now available for sale!
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INTRODUCING ‘MOMENTS IN NATURE’

Thursday 28th January 2010
EAG and the MOMENT is CAPTURED Begin Series of Nature/Photography Hikes Local environmental group joins forces with photographer for combined nature walks and photo ops documenting Antigua's flora and fauna.
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LOST WORLD DISCOVERED IN ANTIGUA

Sunday 18th October 2009
A recent field trip uncovered a surprising find.
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EAG MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL

Monday 5th November 2018
Members are invited to renew their membership between November 1, 2018 and January 31, 2019....
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MEET THE EAG NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Thursday 4th October 2018
Ms. Arica Hill holds a Masters in Environmental Management from Bond University, Australia....
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EAG CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

Tuesday 12th April 2016
EAG, Adoptacoastline, Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, Antigua Sailing Week and Sailors for the Beach,...
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EAG 2016 WILDLIFE CALENDARS

Monday 23rd November 2015
2016 Wildlife Calendars here, please support the EAG efforts by making a purchase. ...
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EAG 2016 BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ ELECTION

Monday 23rd November 2015
EAG calls for motivated leaders to sit on its board of directors, submit application now. ...
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