Wallings Nature Reserve was established in 2008 and is the first community-managed National Park in the twin-island state of Antigua and Barbuda. The organization mainly focuses on conserving biodiversity in the Wallings Forest Area, Community development of the John Hughes Village, and Volunteerism and Capacity Development.
Updating our basic and natural elements to adapt to changes in the climate, environment, and lifestyle.
Preserving culture and heritage while upholding tradition.
- To protect the biodiversity of the Wallings Forest Area
- To improve the site safety of WNR by introducing reliable communication equipment
- To improve site interpretation with the use of informative signage
- To improve the capacity of team members
- To improve species conservation
- To improve the water holding capacity of the water catchments in and around WNR
- To improve management monitoring and protection with the use of technology.
- To increase community involvement and outreach about the protection and management of the Wallings Forest Area.
- To create a sustainable product that can be duplicated in other communities, islands and countries regionally and internationally
- Began the process of reforestation for the Signal Hill area
- Successfully cleaning the Wallings reservoir, allowing it to be used for leisure and recreational activities
- Installation of interpretive signage and information on the trees and trails to help keep hikers safe