There are a number of national conservation bodies in Guyana, and two international conservation NGO’s are also represented in Guyana.

International NGO’s

WWF Guianas

Conservation International

National NGO’s

Iwokrama International Centre for Rainforest Conservation and Development

Guyana Marine Turtle Conservation Society (GMTCS)

Governmental departments

Protected Areas Trust

Ministry of natural resources and the environment

Guyana Environmental Protection Agency

Guyana Forestry Commission

Protected Areas in Guyana

Protected areas coverage as of 2017: 8.74% (18,454 km2)

For more information see:


Guyana PAs6