Message From His Excellency The Acting Governor On Arbor Day Celebrations

Friday, 7 December 2018 - 11:25am

Message from His Excellency the Acting Governor on Arbor Day delivered 
by Acting Executive Private Secretary Arliene T. Penn

Friday, November 30, 2018

 

Public Officers Engage In ‘Mapping For Evidence-Based Policy’ Workshop

Tuesday, 4 December 2018 - 3:29pm

Public Officers from the several departments including Conservation and Fisheries, Survey, Town and Country Planning, and Disaster Management are engaged in a week long workshop on 'Mapping for Evidence-Based Policy, Recovery and Environmental Resilience’ from December 3 to 7.

Norman Island To Be Developed Through Joint Partnership

Thursday, 22 November 2018 - 3:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has entered into a Development Agreement with Audubon Holdings to develop Norman Island as an environmentally conscious, luxury residential and tourist destination.

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.

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.

Hon. Pickering Attends First Ocean Risk Summit in Bermuda

Thursday, 17 May 2018 - 1:50pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering attended the first Ocean Risk Summit held in Bermuda from May 8 to 10.

Statement By The Government Of The Virgin Islands On The Willy T

Friday, 11 May 2018 - 4:40pm

The seabed surrounding Norman Island is the property of the Crown. The Willy T has been moored at the Bight under an annual seabed licence which expired in February, 2018. 

The Clean-Up And Clearing Of Debris From Beaches

Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 4:39pm

Madame Speaker, I address this Honourable House to report on the progress made in the massive job of cleaning up our beaches and clearing the same of any marine debris which accumulated along our shores.  

Removal Of Sand From The Beaches Is Illegal

Wednesday, 8 November 2017 - 3:35pm

The public is reminded that sand mining in the Territory is illegal according to the Beach Protection Ordinance CAP 233.  

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