Climate Change: A Contributor To Josiah’s Bay Fish Kill

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 11:49am

Officials from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour continue to investigate the cause of a fish kill that occurred at Josiah’s Bay Pond.

“Do Not Eat Dead Fish In Josiah's Bay” Residents Warned

Monday, 6 August 2018 - 11:11am

Residents and visitors are being warned against eating ‘double dead’ fish following a major fish kill in Josiah's Bay, Tortola.

Fisherman’s Day Postponed

Thursday, 28 June 2018 - 12:33pm

The Acting Chief Conservation Officer is informing the public that Fisherman’s Day 2018 activities, originally scheduled for July 2, have been postponed until further notice.

Community Urged To Utilise Sargassum Seaweed

Tuesday, 5 June 2018 - 5:16pm

Acting Deputy Chief Conservation and Fisheries officer Mr. Mervin Hastings is urging residents to utilise the Sargassum seaweed that is being washed up along the Territory’s shorelines.

Training In Bio Security And Border Protection Begins

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 1:32pm

Officers of the Department of Customs, BVI Ports Authority, Environment Health, National Parks Trust, Conservation and Fisheries and the Agriculture Quarantine staff are participating in a one-week training on Biosecurity and Port Protection from February 19 to 23.  

Cane Garden Bay Beach Safe For Swimming

Friday, 2 February 2018 - 2:11pm

Acting Chief Conservation and Fisheries Officer in the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour, Mr. Kelvin Penn has confirmed that following the results of a completed study the Cane Garden Bay beach is re-opened for swimming and related recreational activities.

Cane Garden Bay Beach Is Closed Due To Poor Water Quality

Thursday, 7 December 2017 - 5:36pm

The Cane Garden Bay beach is closed for recreational use until further notice due to poor water quality.

Fisherman’s Day 2017 Rescheduled To July 16

Friday, 7 July 2017 - 5:13pm

The cultural and economical impact of fishing to the Virgin Islands will be celebrated on Fisherman’s Day rescheduled for Sunday, July 16. 

Fisherman’s Day Activities Postponed

Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 3:07pm

The Acting Chief Conservation Officer is informing the public that Fisherman’s Day 2017 competition and activities have been postponed due to inclement weather.

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