DECR To Host Marine Spatial Planning Workshops Across The Country
The DECR is hosting a series of stakeholder engagement sessions on Marine Spatial Planning throughout the islands commencing February 21st to February 28th 2023.
The sessions are planned to be held in Providenciales on February 21st and 22nd at the DECR Office in Lower Bight, South Caicos on the February 24th at the East Bay Resort, North and Middle Caicos on February 27th at the Conch Bar Community Centre and Kew Community Centre, and Grand Turk on February 28th at the Life Training Centre.
The aim of the meetings with the stakeholders is to have a transparent and collaborative approach in the Marine Spatial Planning process with members of the public.
It is anticipated that the discussions will cover matters and opportunities such as Jet Ski operational zones, Tiki bar zones, boat and shipping lanes, renewable energy opportunities Blue Carbon and general marine zoning issues.
The department looks forward to engaging openly with all participants in order to develop pragmatic solutions to existing challenges and plan for the future.