Gorda Peak National Park Closed

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 - 3:04pm

The National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands has closed the Gorda Peak National Park until further notice due to illegal farming, land clearance and construction within national park boundaries.

Statement By The Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley: Closure Of Gorda Peak

Friday, 10 July 2020 - 2:22pm

Mister Speaker, thank you for allowing me to make a brief statement on one of our National Parks, The Gorda Peak National Park. Gorda Peak was declared a national park in 1974 and is roughly 260 acres.

Gorda Peak National Park Closure

Thursday, 9 July 2020 - 1:34pm

The National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands (NPTVI) is advising the public that the Gorda Peak National Park on Virgin Gorda is closed for maintenance.

Territory To Benefit From Turtle Conservation Grants

Tuesday, 30 June 2020 - 3:18pm

The Government of the Virgin Island is partnering with the United Kingdom (UK) charity, the Marine Conservation Society and the University of Exeter who is committed to boosting turtle conservation in Montserrat and the Virgin Islands.

National Parks Trust Of The Virgin Islands Covid-19 Update

Monday, 22 June 2020 - 4:26pm

The National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands is notifying the public of the following:

All Beaches Open Between The Hours Of 5am To 7pm

Friday, 19 June 2020 - 5:03pm

The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved granting the public full access to all beaches in the Territory for the purposes of exercise and therapy between the hours of 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Statement By The Honourable Vincent Wheatley Minister For Natural Resources, Labour & Immigration On Safe Beach Use During Covid-19

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 - 3:25pm

As we continue to move forward in this ‘New Regular’ living and working with COVID-19, I wish to remind the public that beaches in the Territory are now opened from 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Owners Told To Leash Their Dogs While At The Beach

Tuesday, 26 May 2020 - 4:37pm

Dog owners are to ensure that their pets are always leashed to ensure the safety and peace of mind of beach goers as dogs are allowed on the Territory’s beaches between 6:00 am. and 8:00 a.m.

Director Of The National Parks Trust Presents To The UN

Thursday, 30 April 2020 - 3:46pm

Director of the National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands, Dr. Cassander Titley-O’Neal presented on the topic “A Clean Ocean” at a Virtual Conference hosted by the UNESCO’s International Oceanographic Commission Facebook® page on April 28 and 29. 

COVID-19 And Your National Parks

Monday, 23 March 2020 - 5:16pm

The public is notified that the National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands is working closely with local health and government authorities to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

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