News & Events


New Management Team for Parke Nacional Arikok

  ORANJESTAD – Arikok National Park was officially established in 2000 and currently has a total of 55 employees and amongst them a complete management team readily and willingly to continue all efforts for nature conservation and education. Ms. Natasha Silva – General Manager, has been leading the park since November of 2016 and is […]

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Oil Spill 2017

UPDATE June 26, 2017 The National Disaster Council has declared that we are reaching the end of the Oil Spill Crisis. We still have work to do on the cleanup of the oil that washed up on the coastline of Aruba. Natural Pool and Park Beaches are officially open again. We do ask that all […]

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Shark Week Aruba 2017

The seas around Aruba are home to some iconic shark species such as reef sharks, whale sharks and hammerhead sharks. The Caribbean Sea offers them a bountiful habitat full of nursery areas and food sources. Sharks are important When seeing a shark, you shouldn’t be afraid, sharks are in no way dangerous to humans. In […]

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OIL SPILL INFORMATION

  Parke Nacional Arikok ta brindando tur autoridad y tambe voluntarionan cu kier yuda cuida nos parke e cooperacion necesario pa nan por yuda den e situacion di e oil spill. Parke Nacional Arikok ta altante di e importancia di e proteccion di nos areanan y pesei a habri e portanan pa e trabounan di […]

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Natasha J. Silva – New General Manager for Parke Nacional Arikok

The Board of the Stichting Parke Nacional Arikok (FPNA) announced that they have signed a contract with Natasha Joelle Silva as the new general manager of the Parke Nacional Arikok effective the 1st November 2016. The Board is proud to announce the hire of Natasha and convinced that the Arikok Park is now entering a […]

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Pilot Junior Ranger Camp: first weekend

Dear Arikok friends, We are happy and proud to tell you our exciting news: The first phase of our Junior Ranger Weekend has just passed and we want to describe this in one word… Inspiring! Our aspiring Junior Ranger Ambassadors are amazing and the Park is honored to be able to start this adventure with […]

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Sustainability Workshop

Check out our next event on October the fifth.

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Bat Monitoring video

Dear friends, The Arikok Bat Team has finished its fourth bat monitoring session! To share a little bit of their experience with you, you can now watch a video of one of the sessions. The monitoring of the Aruba’s bat fauna is part of a long term research project that focuses on gathering crucial information […]

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September 11

Dear Arikok Friends, Today our thoughts are with all those who have been affected in some way or other by the occurrence on September 11 2001. We wish you all strength, courage and healing…

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Educational Package “Onze Veelzijdige Planten” pilot release

Great news for Arikok and school children on Aruba. In collaboration with enthusiastic students of the IPA, our department of Research and Education has developed an educational package about edible and medicinal plants of Aruba. The latter is the first of a series of packages that the park will offer to teachers of primary schools. […]

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