28 Oct The Oldest Saint

Jonathan is St Helena’s oldest resident, by far. It is estimated that Jonathan is between 170 and 200 years old, making him not just St Helena’s oldest Saint, but quite possibly the world’s oldest reptile. There are five tortoises at Plantation House, the Governor’s residence: Jonathan,...

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17 Oct Protecting the Peak and Point of St Helena

This week we’re pleased to publish a guest post by Martina Peters. She’s a young Saint who joined the National Trust through Enterprise St Helena’s apprenticeship programme. Today she’s a Trainee Project Manager. [caption id="attachment_273" align="aligncenter" width="536"] Loveridges Hoverfly by Roger Key[/caption] St Helena is one of...

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19 Sep St Helena through the eyes of… nature conservation

We are excited to introduce our second “Through the Eyes of …” blog post. This week we have interviewed Terrestrial Conservation Advisor, David Higgins on conservation of the island’s fascinating flora, fauna and wildlife. [caption id="attachment_227" align="aligncenter" width="614"] A conservation volunteering day![/caption] How long have you lived...

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