23 Named Storms In Forecast For 2024 Hurricane Season

Friday, 5 April 2024 - 10:57am

Forecasters at the Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project are warning that the region will likely see above average levels of storm activity during the 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which begins June 1.

Turtle Season Closed April 1 To November 30

Thursday, 21 March 2024 - 5:11pm

Local fishers, other stakeholders and the public are reminded that fishing season for the  Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) and the Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) will be closed from  April 1 to November 30.

Remarks By Honourable Dawson At Agriculture And Fisheries Exhibition And Market 2024

Thursday, 7 March 2024 - 12:09pm

I am thrilled that the decision was taken to begin our series of Agriculture Exhibitions on Virgin Gorda. It is yet another opportunity for Virgin Gorda to lead, as you have from time to time over the years, in various areas such as tourism, music and bee keeping (apiculture), to name a few.

Major Tree Replanting Efforts At Long Bay, Beef Island

Wednesday, 6 March 2024 - 11:29am

The Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change has moved into Phase two of the Long Bay, Beef Island Beach Management Plan implementation.

“COP28 Is A Step In The Right Direction” - Premier Wheatley

Tuesday, 12 December 2023 - 1:50pm

Premier and Minister responsible for Climate Change, Honourable Dr. Natalio Wheatley is satisfied that his recent participation in the Conference of Parties (COP28) in Dubai will aid the Virgin Islands in navigating the impact of climate change.

VI Represented At UN Climate Change Conference - COP28

Thursday, 30 November 2023 - 3:00pm

Premier and Minister responsible for Climate Change, Honourable Dr. Natalio Wheatley is leading a three member delegation to the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Dubai.

Premier Wheatley To Attend Climate Change Conference In Dubai

Wednesday, 29 November 2023 - 6:58pm

Premier Honourable Dr. Natalio Wheatley will be attending 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) from November 30 to December 6 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Statement by the Ministry of Communications and Works - Update On The Water Production Issues At Handsome Bay Virgin Gorda

Thursday, 21 September 2023 - 12:01pm

The water scarcity that the Valley, Virgin Gorda, has been experiencing is attributed to three main culprits: The inadequate production of water, the inadequacy of the distribution system and Sargassum Seaweed infiltration.

Sargassum Seaweed Causes Water Interruption on Virgin Gorda

Thursday, 14 September 2023 - 2:27pm

The Ministry of Communications and Works was advised that the Sargassum Seaweed at Handsome Bay inhibited the operation of the water production of the Desalination Plant. In turn, the distribution of water was disrupted to customers in the Valley, Virgin Gorda.

eFlyer: Flyer Heat Safety

Thursday, 7 September 2023 - 3:33pm