Turtles Play Vital Role In BVI's Marine Life

Thursday, 23 May 2019 - 3:41pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley has said that turtles and tortoises are a fundamental part of marine life in the BVI as they play a vital role in the natural balance of its ecosystems.

Government To Protect Threatened Plants And Habitats

Monday, 8 April 2019 - 4:43pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands through the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour has pledged to strengthen the knowledge of the status and locations of threatened plant species and habitats to facilitate more informed conservation management decisions.

Public Reminded Certain Beach Events Require Permission

Friday, 1 February 2019 - 4:46pm

The public is reminded that permission must be sought from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour to conduct certain events on the Territory’s beaches.

Pay Attention To Safety Flags When Visiting Territory’s Beaches

Friday, 11 January 2019 - 5:15pm

Visitors, owners, managers, operators, skippers and masters of all vessels are asked to adhere to the flag system while visiting beaches throughout the Territory.

Proposed Area At Long Bay Beef Island To Become Marine Park

Friday, 11 January 2019 - 12:06pm

The public is invited to submit suggestions and feedback on the proposal for a portion of Long Bay, Beef Island to become a marine park and protected area.

Long Bay Beef Island To Become A Marine Park

Monday, 7 January 2019 - 1:28pm

A section of Long Bay, Beef Island is earmarked to become a Protected Area and Marine Park in accordance with the National Parks Act, 2006 s. 15(b).

Arbour Day Observed With Re-Opening Of J.R. O’Neal Botanic Garden

Monday, 3 December 2018 - 5:33pm

The J. R. O’Neal Botanical Garden was re-opened as part of Arbour Day celebrations on Friday, November 30.

National Parks Ready To Receive Guests

Thursday, 7 December 2017 - 4:33pm

Acting Director for the National Parks Trust of The Virgin Islands (NPTVI), Ms. Lynda Varlack, reassures that despite the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the National Parks and Protected Areas of The Virgin Islands are ready to receive guests.

Clean-Up Continues At The Queen Elizabeth II Children’s Park

Friday, 25 August 2017 - 4:50pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are advised that clean-up is still ongoing at the Queen Elizabeth II Children’s Playground due to damages sustained by the tropical wave on August 7.

‘Best’ Grant To Preserve BVI’s Great Tobago National Park

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - 5:39pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering highlighted the British Virgin Islands’ (BVI) receipt of a ‘BEST’ grant to assist in the preservation of the Great Tobago National Park while attending the World Conservation Congress in Hawaii, at the beginning of the month.

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