Friends of Swallow Caye is a non-profit, non-governmental association dedicated to the protection of manatees of Belize and is co-manager with the Forest Department of Swallow Caye Wildlife Sanctuary (SCWS).

At this time Friends of Swallow Caye (FOSC) is designing its training program for the upcoming year 2012 and would like to include the participation of tour guides, tour operators and tourism service providers in the following:

1. Specialized Manatee Tour Guide Training this will involve training a total of 100 persons using an updated Manatee Tour Guide course manual; delivery of training will be in 4 coastal locations of Belize where there is interest;

FOSC would like your association and your community to be included. If this is possible, please respond positively stating your position by latest, 4:00 pm on September 29, 2011. The convenient scheduling for delivery of the training will be agreed with you.

Thank you.

Ms. Briony Ysaguirre
Community Outreach Officer, Friends of Swallow Caye