Paul John Butler

Paul John Butler

Working with Saint Lucia's Forestry Department, Mr. Butler initiated an environmental education that is one of the most successful in the Caribbean; incorporating billboards, posters, bumper stickers, sermons, songs, videos and theatre to convey the conservation message. He has been at the forefront of campaigns to protect the endangered Saint Lucia parrot and was the first recipient of the Prime Minister's Award for Wildlife Conservation. Today, Mr. Butler works for the US-based Rare Center for Tropical Conservation and is helping to coordinate environmental education programmes throughout the region.

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