Waitukubuli National Trail Segment Updates – September 2018

The Waitukubuli National Trail Management Unit of the Division of Forestry, Wildlife & Parks is pleased to provide some updates on the progress of the rehabilitation of the Waitukubuli National Trail. The following summarizes clearance works (phase 1) along some segments, the rehabilitation works completed to date and the remaining work required to bring the WNT

Waitukubuli National Trail Segment Updates-Rehabilitation

Waitukubuli National Trail Segment Updates-Rehabilitation

Hello to all hikers and trail enthusiasts!! đŸ™‚ We at the Trail Management Unit would like to give all our patient readers some updates on the recovery activities along the Waitukubuli National Trail. We hope you are as excited as we are about these developments. Segment 1 (Scott’s Head to Soufriere Estate) The segment was

Update on Segment One - Post Hurricane Maria

Update on Segment One – Post Hurricane Maria

The Waitukubuli National Trail Management Unit extends warmest gratitude to Mr. Ibrahim Brohim (Sign Man) and Mr. Simon Walsh, the organizers of the trail-clearing crew who completed the clearing of Segment One on Saturday, March 17, 2018! Thank you to the entire crew for your vibrant energy & community spirit applied in successfully clearing the

Weather Update September 13, 2017

Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles Valid from: 6:00 AM on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Weak unstable conditions will continue to produce cloudiness, scattered showers and possible isolated thunderstorms mainly across the southern portion of the island chain during the next 12 to 24 hours. Thereafter, a high pressure system is expected to

Weather Update August 22, 2017

Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles Valid from: 6:00 PM on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 A weak trough system is expected to produce occasional cloudiness, scattered showers and possible isolated thunderstorms across parts of the island chain during tonight. Thereafter, a high pressure system will become the dominant feature across the area. Meanwhile,

Weather Update August 18, 2017

BULLETIN No. 3 A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR DOMINICA A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR DOMINICA…AS HARVEY DRENCHES THE WINDWARD ISLANDS At 5:00a.m. Harvey was located near latitude 13.1 North, longitude 59.1 West or about 200 miles southeast of Dominica. A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are

Weather Update August 9, 2017

Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles Valid from: 6:00 AM on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 The axis of a westward moving tropical wave will move across the island chain today resulting in an increase in cloudiness, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms during the next 24 hours. Slight to moderate seas are expected during

Weather Update 31st July, 2017

Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles Valid from: 6:00 AM on Monday, July 31, 2017 Lingering moisture following the passage of a tropical wave is expected to produce an increase in cloudiness and scattered showers across parts of the island chain during the next 24 hours. Meanwhile, two other westward moving tropical waves

Safety along the Trail

Safety The Waitukubuli National Trail showcases Dominica’s rural and cultural heritage, and large sections of the trail goes through remote forest and uninhabited areas. The Trail Management Unit strongly advises that hikers use the services of a certified tour guide as the trail criss-crosses and meanders many other pathways and tracks. Hikers opting to go the

Nature Island Run 2017

Nature Island Run 2017

Trail running is a quickly growing sport, moving to over 6 MILLION runners in the US alone by 2012. And why not, as this form of adventure racing puts athletes in closer touch with nature! Kyle Dietz, former wrestler and MMA (Mixed-Martial Arts) would know all about that. Participating in many trail runs over the