JR O’Neal Botanic Gardens To Be Redesigned

Friday, 5 July 2019 - 3:47pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are invited to contribute to the redesign of the Joseph Reynold O’Neal Botanic Gardens at a charrette to be held at the Queen Elizabeth Park II on Friday July 12.

Governor Pledges To Protect The Territory’s Biodiversity

Thursday, 11 April 2019 - 4:57pm

Governor Jaspert visited Jost Van Dyke today with the BVI National Parks Trust and scientists from Kew Gardens in the UK. 

Government To Protect Threatened Plants And Habitats

Monday, 8 April 2019 - 4:43pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands through the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour has pledged to strengthen the knowledge of the status and locations of threatened plant species and habitats to facilitate more informed conservation management decisions.

Public Lecture: Retaining Nature’s Little Secrets

This event will take place at the Eileene L. parsons Auditorium, H.Lavity Stoutt Community College Campus, Paraquita Bay at 7:00 p.m. 

Public Exhibition: Retaining Nature’s Little Secrets

This event will take place at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College Auditorium from 1-5p.m. 

Public Reminded Certain Beach Events Require Permission

Monday, 4 February 2019 - 4:42pm

The public is reminded that permission must be sought from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour to conduct certain events on the Territory’s beaches.

Pay Attention To Safety Flags When Visiting Territory’s Beaches

Friday, 11 January 2019 - 5:15pm

Visitors, owners, managers, operators, skippers and masters of all vessels are asked to adhere to the flag system while visiting beaches throughout the Territory.

Message From His Excellency The Acting Governor On Arbor Day Celebrations

Friday, 7 December 2018 - 11:25am

His Excellency the Governor August Jaspert is currently away from the Territory on duty travel to the Joint Ministerial Council Meeting in United Kingdom. He left the Territory yesterday.

Arbour Day Observed With Re-Opening Of J.R. O’Neal Botanic Garden

Monday, 3 December 2018 - 5:33pm

The J. R. O’Neal Botanical Garden was re-opened as part of Arbour Day celebrations on Friday, November 30.

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.  

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