Photographs depicting the dramatic property build-out of Simms Point/Nygard Cay between 1984 and 2010.
Archive | October, 2012
Aerial photographs of the Simms Point/Nygard Cay property from 1984 to 2006 that demonstrate a 180% land area increase.
Summary by Dr. Stephen Leatherman of the detrimental impacts the proposed Clifton Cay development would have had on Clifton Cay’s beaches and living coral reefs.
Article highlighting the overwhelming opposition, both locally and internationally, to the proposed Clifton Cay development.
Photographs of dredging activity, creation of artificial reef structures, submerged structures and sand barriers.
Sea bed observations of woven polypropylene sand bags, wire structures filled with rocks, PVC pipe fragments, plastic buckets and other debris, and evidence that substantial amounts of sand have been moved from the sea floor to the Simms Point/Nygard Cay beach. Affected sea floor area encompassed about 84,000 square meters.
Government act establishing the 200-acre Clifton Heritage National Park.
Official website of Clifton Heritage National Park.
Summary and photographic documentation of dredge pipes and a dredge pumping platform off Simms Point/Nygard Cay, damage to sea grass beds and suspicion of malicious behavior in the removal of water quality sensors from West Bay.
Report evaluating man-made impacts to the marine habitat around Simms Point/Nygard Cay that found a number of submerged structures, dredging channels and sand barriers in Clifton Bay off Simms Point/Nygard Cay.