Naming Of Old Fisherman’s Wharf And Opening Ceremony

Tuesday, 20 April 2021 - 5:05pm

The naming of the Omar Wallace Hodge Fisherman’s Wharf and Park

Cooks Invited To Register For Fish Soup Competition

Monday, 19 April 2021 - 5:55pm

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is inviting cooks from across the Territory to register for a Fish Soup Competition.

Wharf To Be Named After The Late Omar Wallace Hodge

Monday, 19 April 2021 - 2:32pm

The old fisherman’s wharf at Baugher’s Bay is slated to be named after the late Omar Wallace Hodge.

Statement by Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley - Farmers And Fishers Week 2021

Monday, 19 April 2021 - 12:07pm

​Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to provide a brief statement on the upcoming Farmers and Fishers’ Week planned for the week of 25th April to 1st May, 2021.  The Week will be celebrated under the theme “Restore, Increase, Sustain and Educate” or simply abbreviated as “RISE”. 

Entangled Whale In Nanny Cay Has Been Freed

Tuesday, 13 April 2021 - 4:45pm

The Departmentof Agriculture and Fisheries has reported that a male humpback whale has been freed after getting caught in a net in the Sir Francis Drake’s Channel.

Naming of Fisherman's Wharf Postponed

Tuesday, 2 February 2021 - 4:44am

The public is notified that the naming of the Omar Wallace Hodge Fisherman's Wharf and Park has been postponed until further notice.

Illegal Sea Turtle Harvesting Is Strictly Prohibited

Monday, 7 December 2020 - 8:04pm

Director of Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr. Theodore E. James has said that his department was made aware of a video in circulation regarding the illegal capture of seven Green sea turtles which have since been rescued and released.

Marketing Authority Proposed For Agriculture And Fisheries

Friday, 6 November 2020 - 4:04pm

A Marketing Authority for the Virgin Islands’ agriculture and fisheries industry is being proposed as part of the Government’s legislative agenda for 2020.

Sustainable Fisheries Management In The Virgin Islands

Thursday, 25 June 2020 - 12:13pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has partnered with the UK Government for Sustainable Fisheries Management in the Virgin Islands with the launch of a new £317,000 project.

Local Seafood Available For Purchase

Friday, 24 April 2020 - 10:35pm

The public can now access fresh local seafood from fisher folk throughout the Territory. 

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