EPA’s Conservation Unit of the Department of Compliance & Enforcement and Department of Intersectoral Holds a One-Day Stakeholders Meeting with Peace Island Community

On Friday, May 21, 2021, the Conservation Unit of the Department of Compliance and Enforcement in collaboration with the Inspectorate Unit and the Department of Intersectoral had a one-day stakeholders consultation meeting with the leadership of Peace Island Community in Congo Town. The meeting was intended to create education and awareness about the maintenance of wetlands, seeks the community support and consensus for future upkeep of wetlands. During the consultative meeting key issues were discussed including the Ramsar Convention on wetlands, the Importance of wetlands and mangroves. Other issues discussed were the illegal harvesting of mangroves, back filling of wetlands and the illegal construction in wetlands. A brief discussion on the protection of wildlife in Liberia was also held.