Students Clean Up For World Wetlands Day 2016

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 - 12:45pm

Students from the Agape Total Life Academy along with staff of the Conservation and Fisheries Department are pictured collecting trash and non-biodegradable debris from and around the Brewer's Bay beach area. 

Environmental Issues To Be Addressed In Cane Garden And Brewer’s Bay

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 - 4:30pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has initiated the North Shore Integrated Coastal and Watershed Stabilisation Project to address issues of flooding, sediment pollution and beach erosion in Cane Garden Bay and Brewer’s Bay.

Cane Garden And Brewers Bay Projects To Help Safeguard Property And Ensure Value Of These Two Communities

Monday, 25 January 2016 - 12:00pm

Madam speaker, I rise to inform the House about an exciting and important project led by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour that is now underway in Cane Garden Bay and Brewers Bay titled the North Shore Integrated Coastal and Watershed Stabilisation Project. This project is one that will help to ensure the economic value of these two communities, safeguard life and property and maintain the social fabric of the citizens and the wider BVI community. 

BVI Two-Year Mapping Project And Hydrographic Survey Completed

Monday, 11 January 2016 - 12:45pm

An 18 month sea-bed mapping project and hydrographic survey on a specified 13.5 square miles (or 35 square kilometres) area off the coast of Tortola, was completed last month.

“Virgin Expressions” Talent Showcase Cancelled

Friday, 23 October 2015 - 9:45am

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is informing the public that the Virgin Expressions Talent Showcase slated for Saturday, October 24 has been cancelled.

“Virgin Expressions” Talent Showcase Date Changed To October 24

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 - 4:00pm

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is informing the public that the date for its Virgin Expressions Talent Showcase has been changed from Saturday, October 17 to Saturday, October 24. 

Coastal Clean-Up Data To Raise Awareness On Waste Management

Monday, 12 October 2015 - 5:30pm

The information collected via data cards during the recent clean-up of the Territory’s beaches will be used to raise awareness among the general public on waste and environmental issues and by students as part of their research assignment. 

Seaweed Cleanup Territory Wide

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is inviting the public to participate in a Territory-wide cleanup of the Sargassum Seaweed on October 17 to19.

Volunteers are encouraged to bring rakes, shovels and wear protective gears on clean-up days. The department will provide trash bags. Residents can also volunteer to clean up coastal areas at any time.

Interested persons and organisations are asked to contact the Conservation and Fisheries Department at 468-2700. 

Territory- Wide Seaweed Cleanup Scheduled For October 17 To 19

Thursday, 8 October 2015 - 5:00pm

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is inviting the public to participate in a Territory-wide cleanup of the Sargassum Seaweed on October 17 to19. 

Virgin Expressions Showcase - A Day on the Green

This event will take place on October 17 at the JR O'Neal Botanical Gardens at 3:00 p.m.  To register call the department of Conservation and Fisheries at 468-2700 or e-mail cfd@gov.vg.

Registration deadline is Friday, 16th October, 2015.

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