The public is encouraged to “Wear Green and Go Green” in territorial solidarity for Earth Day 2015, Wednesday, April 22.
Environmental Officer of the Conservation and Fisheries Department, Mrs. Cynara Benjamin-Duncan, said that the department is once again trying to increase awareness of eco-friendly habits by encouraging persons to wear green and “be greener.”
The Conservation and Fisheries Department is inviting all persons to ‘Wear Green and Go Green” in territorial solidarity for Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22.
In addition, the Department is inviting all churches, organizations, civic groups and/or interested individuals to join in a coastal clean-up effort along the Sir Francis Drive in the Slaney area on April 22 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Persons are also encouraged to participate in an educational Eco-walk and environmental tour scheduled for Saturday, April 25.
The Department’s annual calendar of events are as follows:
i. World Wetlands Day - 2nd February
ii. World Water Day - 22nd March
iii. Earth Day - 22nd April
iv. World Environment Day - 5th June
v. World Turtle Day - 23rd May
(Environment Month day extended throughout the entire Month of June)
vi. Summer Programme - July
The Annual Environmental Education Summer Programme is held in the month of July.
a. Margate (January 1 – March 31)
b. Red Hind (January 1 – March 31)
c. Nassau Grouper (March 1 – May 31)
d. Turtle (April 1 – November 30)
e. Lobster (July 31 – October 31)
f. Conch (August 15 – October 31)
g. Whelk (August 15 – October 31)
a. Fill out Research Assistance Request Form.
b. Submit to the Conservation and Fisheries Department
c. Response within 3 Working Days