New Book: Plants of Dominica’s Southeast

Just released from Dominica’s south east coast, a new book describing the herb and plant life from that area.South East Plants book

The book was produced as a collaboration by the Southeast Environment and Tourism Development Committee (SETDC), a community-based umbrella organization promoting tourism and environmental development in the communities of the Southeast of Dominica.

From the Official Press Release:

Delices – The Southeast Environment and Tourism Development Committee proudly announces the arrival of its book, Plants of Dominica’s Southeast. This book highlights some of the flora and fauna found along the trails of the six most popular sites in the southeast.  These sites include Denier Falls, Anba Wavin Siwik Falls, Secret Beach, Sari Sari Falls, Glasci and Victoria Falls.

Publication of Plants of Dominica’s Southeast was made possible through generous funding provided by UNESCO, countless hours devoted by Mr. Arlington James and Dr. Alexandra Burton-James and the diligent work of amateur botanists throughout the Southeast.

The book retails at US $10.00/ EC $25.00 and can be purchased at the following locations:

  • Jays Ltd. – Kennedy Ave, Roseau
  • Frontline Bookstore – Independence Street, Roseau
  • DHTA Office – Castle Street, Roseau (discounted price for DHTA Members)
  • Jungle Bay Resort & Spa Gift Shop, Pt. Mulatre

Or for more information contact:

  • Lauretta Smith in Boetica at nadinelaurettasmith@gmail.com
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~ by visitdominica on March 19, 2009.

One Response to “New Book: Plants of Dominica’s Southeast”

  1. This book is an asset and should be owned by all caring visitors or locals of Dominica. It clearly shows a large variety of natural herbs and plants in the Southeast as well as the sites.

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