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Dominica Rainforests and National Parks

The island, the Commonwealth of Dominica is a true nature paradise. At least 75% of Dominica is still covered with its natural rainforests and vegetation, making Dominica one of the most untouched and preserved islands in the world. Within Dominica rainforests and national parks, there are a number of natural sites worth visiting and exploring. These include waterfalls, lakes, rivers and sulfur springs. Several trails have been named after the areas in which they are located and lead to spectacular sites and views of Dominica’s rainforests resources and wonders. Some of the trails include the Charles Warner Trail which lead to two swimming pools in the Pagua River; the Fresh Water Lake trail, which is about 1 to 2 hours long and leads to the Freshwater Lake, possibly the largest of its kind in the Eastern Caribbean; the Boiling Lake trail which leads to the Boiling Lake, the second largest in the world. All of these trails offer unique hiking experiences and adventure tours in Dominica. There is also the Rainforest Aerial Tram which offers visitors to Dominica the exciting experience of being driven through the rainforest’s canopy. Dominica rainforest Aerial Tram is only 30 minutes away from the capital of Roseau, in the scenic village of Laudat.

Apart from agent fees for Dominica citizenship, there are investment categories under which candidates may choose to apply for second citizenship. Our service extends to other offshore formation and tax planning services which include International Business Companies. We also do trusts and foundations which are great asset planning and wealth accumulation tools. We also represent candidates for second citizenship in St. Kitts. We help with looking real estate possibilities based on those approved by the government of St. Kitts for second citizenship candidates. There is also the SIDF which aims at encouraging diversification in the sugar industry. To apply for St. Kitts citizenship we must be used as registered agents as only registered/licensed agents are able to represent candidates for second citizenship. Other help is provided with offshore formation services, to include offshore shelf companies and LLC’s to meet all estate and tax planning needs.

Morne Trois Pitons National Park

In 1997, the Morne Trois Pitons National Park was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, along with other historic sites like the Pyrenees, Maritime Greenwich and the Ancient City of Ping Yao. One of the main features of the Morne Trois Pitons National Park is the Morne Trois Pitons, Dominica’s second tallest mountain which has three peaks. Designation this Dominica rainforest a World Heritage Site was fitting because of the park’s diverse species of flora and fauna, wildlife, rivers, volcanoes and rivers, which sustain the most diverse ecosystem in the Lesser Antilles. Dominica rainforests encompassing the national park occupy 6,875 hectares and is home to a variety of rainforest types, namely, elfin, secondary, montane thicket, semi-evergreen and mature rainforest.

Northern Forest Reserve

After the Morne Trois Pitons National Park, the Northern Forest Reserve is one of the most interesting rainforests in the Caribbean. The Morne Trois Pitons National Park which is comparable to only the national rainforest in Cuba which is considered the largest in the Caribbean chain of islands, is rivaled only by the Northern Forest Reserve. This Forest Reserve is just as abundant in ecosystems and biodiversity as the Morne Trois Pitons National Park, but is recognized for an even more varied biodiversity, given the volcanic activity, hot lakes and springs found within certain areas of the forests. The Northern Forest Reserve has provided a secure home for many species of animals and plants, including Dominica’s parrots, the Sisserou or Amazona Imperialis – the National Bird of Dominica, as well as the Jacquot. The Northern Forest Reserves extends over 22,000 acres of rainforest and is vital for protecting the island’s watersheds, flora fauna and wildlife.

Central Forest Reserve

This Forest Reserve was founded in 1852, making it the first reserved area of rainforests in Dominica. The Central Forest reserve is home to the majority of the mighty gommier trees which grow on Dominica, and grow to as high as 120 feet. The wood of the gommier is versatile and has been an integral part of life and culture on Dominica, especially amongst the indigenous people of Dominica, the Carib Indians who used the wood of the gommier tree to construct canoes.

Cabrits National Park

The Cabrits National Park in Dominica is situated in the northern town of Portsmouth. In addition to its amazing biodiversity, Cabrits National Park houses Fort Shirley which was built in the 18th century and used for housing British soldiers. The garrison overlooks a peninsula where the calm waters of the Caribbean Sea can be viewed from above the manicured grounds. To fortify the existing structure while retaining as much as the historical and original architecture of Fort Shirley, the fort’s ruins were reconstructed. Other buildings belonging to the fort are farther away in the surrounding rainforests of the Cabrits National Park, and make exciting adventure if visiting the forest. Cabrits National Park comprises the largest swamp found on the island of Dominica, the peninsula, coral reefs and the coast, where the ruins of other British garrisons can be found, such as Prince Rupert Bay, which has been restored and is an important historical site in Dominica. The rainforests of the Cabrits were designated National Park status in 1986.

Morne Diablotin National Park

Morne Diablotin National Park comprises the rainforest area surrounding the Morne Diablotin mountain. Morne Diablotin is the tallest mountain in Dominica, rising at 4,747 feet above sea level, and is the second tallest in the Lesser Antilles. The rainforests surrounding Morne Diablotin were designated National Park status in 2000 due to the rich biodiversity of the rainforest and in order to ensure that the area was appropriately protected. Morne Diablotin National Park occupied more than 8,000 acres of land and is home to the Syndicate Trail, which is the habitat for about 18 species of birds.

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