Government And NGO Partners Receive Restoration Briefing

Friday, 10 January 2020 - 4:58pm

Public service entities and their non-government organisation partners met today to identify how to combine their resources and expertise while working to restore the Territory’s mangroves.

Statement By Honourable Kye Rymer: Updates on Rehabilitation of Roads, Bridges, Drainage and Coastal Revetments/Rock Armour

Friday, 18 October 2019 - 10:03am

Mr. Speaker, the condition and functioning of the roads, bridges, and coastal revetments/rock armour and drainage infrastructure is directly linked to the quality of life of our citizens.

Cabinet Approves Green Paper On Environmental Management

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 - 5:17pm

The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved the Green Paper on the Proposed Environmental Management and Climate Adaptation Bill and is now available to the public for perusal.

National Oceanography Centre Team To Complete Marine Survey

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 - 11:55am

Officials from the United Kingdom’s National Oceanography Centre have arrived in the Territory to deliver vital training in marine survey mapping to various departments of Government and Non-Governmental Organisations.

Cane Garden Bay Beach Safe For Swimming

Friday, 2 February 2018 - 2:11pm

Acting Chief Conservation and Fisheries Officer in the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour, Mr. Kelvin Penn has confirmed that following the results of a completed study the Cane Garden Bay beach is re-opened for swimming and related recreational activities.

Cane Garden Bay Coastline Project Launched With A Splash!

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 - 4:45pm

The Cane Garden Bay Revetment Project was launched with a literal splash as a symbolic “first” rock was dropped into the ocean at the site of the proposed revetment.

Territory Invited To 2016 International Coastal Cleanup Activities

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - 5:31pm

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is inviting the community to observe the 2016 International Coastal Cleanup Day by volunteering to clean and beautify Virgin Islands coastlines on Saturday, September 17.

Public Invited To Participate In 2016 International Coastal Clean-Up Activities

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - 5:18pm

The public is encouraged to keep the beaches and coastlines of the Virgin Islands clean by supporting the 2016 International Coastal Clean-Up activities, sponsored this year by the Conservation and Fisheries Department and the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board.

Coastal Clean Up At Beef Island For Environment Week

Friday, 10 June 2016 - 4:00pm

Conservation and Fisheries staff removed several garbage bags of trash along the roadside at Little Mountain, Beef Island on June 8. 

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.