Molly R. Gaskin
Ms. Molly Gaskin, as President and founding member of the Pointe-a-Pierre Wild Fowl Trust, successfully lobbied for the restoration of a part of the Mucurapo foreshore wetlands and for the Government of Trinidad and Tobago to accede to the Ramsar Wetland Convention. She is a founding member of the Council for President of Environmental NGOs.
She designed and produced the first environmental education books for the country's schools and achieved another first when she brought together the Pointe-e-Pierre Wild Fowl Trust with the Audubon Sanctuary of Alkalia Lake in North Dakota.
She has promoted student interest in the environment by organizing natural history competitions, slide lectures and field trips to wetland habitats. She is a member of the Advisory Committee to the Government on wildlife and environmental matters. She is the recipient of the national Humming Bird Gold Medal and of the Rotary Club of Port of Spain Award in recognition of vocational environment services. She is also an accomplished photographer who has had a number of exhibitions on the environment, and who in 1977, put together the first audio-visual environmental education programme in Trinidad and Tobago.