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My Science! My Conch!

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THE STORY:

My Science! My Conch! is a nationwide citizen-science project going on now throughout The Bahamas! Communities and schools are getting involved in the effort to collect important scientific data and learn more about that giant, delicious, sea snail we all love, the Queen Conch.

Why Citizen-Science? Why Conch?

Unfortunately, fishery stocks of queen conch are declining in The Bahamas. This is not new news and probably not uexpected given the collapse of many conch fisheries throughout the Caribbean. We're on a mission to make sure that policy makers have the information they need to make the best decisions they can, so that The Bahamas will have conch fritters forever! And we want everyone to get involved!

Citizen science or science conducted by citizens, is a great way for communities to get join in the process of creating a more sustainable conch fishery. Participants in MSMC will get hands on experience in the collection of scientific data that will help fishery managers make more informed decisions and ensure they are conch for many generations to come.

Your chance to help

We know My Science! My Conch! is a great project to raise awareness and get the public involved with the urgent need for change in conch management policy. Can you support our effort? Here are some suggested amounts, but every donation, big ($1000) or small ($5), is helpful!

$35 will cover the cost of one participant in this amazingly in-depth and educational program!

$500 will help us reach a community!

$3,500 will help us to reach an entire island!

$5,000 will help us to make a mini-documentary that will reach the whole country!

How to donate

You can donate by clicking the donate button to the right, or you can choose to donate through one of our team members. We're all working towards to same goal of $25,000, but if you want to give credit to one of the team members in particular, go for it! It could be a little friendly competition...

Where your funds will go

All of your dollars will go directly to supporting the MSMC project through our U.S. 501(c)3 sponsor organization. Our goal of $25,000 will help us visit at least 4 more islands and get the word out to countless others through regular TV broadcasting! Our major costs are travel related. To reach as many folks as possible, we’d like to travel to as many islands as possible and make sure we’re able to promote the project online, on TV, and with free T-shirts!

Click here to find out more about My Science! My Conch!

Project Partners

The My Science! My Conch! project is led by an experienced team of scientists and educators. Community Conch, the Bahamas National Trust and the Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation worked together to create My Science! My Conch! We’re aiming  to reach communities on up to 15 islands.  Schools, clubs, church groups, fishers, and anyone who would like to get involved are all welcome to participate in this Conchservation effort. Each partner organization has generously donated in kind time and resources to the project, which covers a good portion of the budget, but we are still in need of additional funding to really have a nationwide impact.

In the meantime...

Learn more about conch research in The Bahamas. Check out Community Conch's website to see pictures and a video filmed in Exuma and Abaco, to learn more about Community Conch's research in The Bahamas. The video can also be found on the left side of this page. Visit the Community Conch, BREEF, and Conchservation Facebook pages to keep up to date on the latest conchy news and project updates.

Thank you for your support of this project! Please tell a friend and help us reach our goal!

*Rachels Network is the U.S. 501(c)3 fiscal sponsor of Community Conch. All proceeds from the fundrasing effort will go directly to supporting My Science! My Conch! in The Bahamas.

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To This Fundraiser

$5,385

MONEY RAISED
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  • Tylor Stewart

     

  • Brad Siskin

     

  • Janet Watts

     

  • Yomama

     

  • Steve and Marie Booker

     

  • Sarah Mays

     

  • Grant Johnson

     

  • Colonel Forbin

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Hermann & Kathleen

     

  • Julie Claussen

     

  • Sally Harvey

     

  • Quinta Vida Little Exuma

     

  • David and Cari Rudd

     

  • Sherry Holtzclaw

     

  • Steve and Anne Scheer

     

  • Gordon Batman Varnedoe

     

  • Sharrah Moss

     

  • Wiley Wasden

     

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  • SUE AND OSCAR DAVIS, RUM CAY

     

  • Lisa Cherubini Mensch

     

  • Bernard Smith

     

  • T. Renee' Burrows

     

  • Lynn Stevenson

     

  • Jenny Lowe Diamond

     

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  • Teri Kelly

     

  • Robert Williams

     

  • Liz Eaves

     

  • Molly Ross

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Molly O. Ross

     

  • John sweeney

     

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54% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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The Team: $5,385 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Catherine Booker

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50% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Falon Cartwright

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Click242 Nature

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Conchservation Bahamas

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Donor Comments

Wayne Rassner

Wayne Rassner

In honor of Martha Davis 6 months ago

Molly O. Ross

Molly O. Ross

In Trubute to Martha Davis 10 months ago

David & Maria Schwedel

David & Maria Schwedel

For Simone, Levi, & Wyatt 1 year ago

John sweeney

John sweeney

Save the conch 1 year ago

Molly O. Ross

Molly O. Ross

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

Happy Birthday Jade 2 years ago

Molly Ross

Molly Ross

3 years ago

Liz Eaves

Liz Eaves

For Wildman, Winding Bay, Eleuthera 3 years ago

Robert Williams

Robert Williams

3 years ago

Teri Kelly

Teri Kelly

3 years ago