Steadfast Tourism And Conservation Association (STACA) is a non-profit, Community-based NGO, which was established in October 1994. In September of 2005, the Organization became registered under the Revised 2000 NGO Act. The Association was incorporated under the Laws of Belize in April 2001.
STACA currently has a seven member Board of Directors and four members of staff.
The Steadfast Tourism And Conservation Association is a respected grassroots leader in the community-based watershed conservation in the Stann Creek District.
STACA is a community – based organisation that steadfastly contributes to the conservation and protection of the natural resources of the North Stann Creek and Mullins River Watersheds through the effective management of the Billy Barquedier National Park for the benefit of the Stann Creek Valley, Dangriga and Mullins River region.
STACA is currently governed by a 7 member Board of Directors and presently employs 4 Rangers and 1 Project Coordinator.
Member of APAMO
STACA is a proud member of APAMO, the Association of Protected Areas Management Organizations. APAMO is Belize’s leading network of non-governmental conservation organizations that seeks to influence and encourage the Belizean society to safeguard the integrity and diversity of Belize’s protected areas system and to ensure that any use of Belize’s natural resources is sustainable.
Visit APAMO’s website for more information on the organization: www.apamobelize.org