Persons Asked To Report Whale Sightings To Conservation Department

Friday, 4 March 2016 - 5:30pm

The public is notified that humpback whales are expected to travel through the Virgin Islands waters in early spring. Persons are reminded to:

Dog-Owners Reminded Of Dog Registration And Safety

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 - 12:15pm

Dog-owners and enthusiasts are reminded to register all pet dogs, over the age of six months, with the Department of Agriculture. 

Dog Owners Advised To Implement Good Safety Habits

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 - 12:00pm

Owners of dogs in the Territory are reminded to implement good safety habits through registration of their pets, leashing, tying and fencing-in practices.

Farmers’ Week 2016 Postponed

Thursday, 4 February 2016 - 1:15pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is informing the public that the annual Farmers’ Week celebrations are postponed until 2017.

Public Reminder On Fish And Marine Life Removal

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 - 11:30am

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is reminding residents and visitors to the Virgin Islands that it is unlawful to remove fish and/or any marine life, inclusive of corals, sea fans, crustaceans and other marine species, from the Virgin Islands’ waters, in accordance with the Fisheries Act 1997 and Fisheries Regulations 2003.

Public Reminder On Plant Importation Procedures

Tuesday, 22 December 2015 - 10:15am

The Department of Agriculture wishes to advise residents and visitors to the British Virgin Islands that it is unlawful to import plants and/or plant materials into the Territory without a valid provisional import permit in accordance with the Plant Protection Act (Cap. 93).

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ROLE SUMMARY

The successful applicant will provide security of offices, buildings, crops and livestock from damage and praedial larceny.

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Over One Thousand Bags Of Sargassum Seaweed Collected

Wednesday, 4 November 2015 - 11:30am

Over one thousand bags of Sargassum seaweed were collected from priority areas of the Territory’s shoreline during last month’s clean-up by members of the community. 

Fishing Licenses Are Now Processed At Conservation And Fisheries

Tuesday, 3 November 2015 - 4:45pm

The public is notified that registration of fishing licenses of all types is now processed at the Conservation and Fisheries Department. 

Government Takes Action Concerning Sargassum

Tuesday, 3 November 2015 - 4:30pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is working on the development of a comprehensive policy and implementation strategy to address the current influx and potential future influxes of Sargassum. 

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