Statement By The Government Of The Virgin Islands On The Willy T

Friday, 11 May 2018 - 4:40pm

The seabed surrounding Norman Island is the property of the Crown. The Willy T has been moored at the Bight under an annual seabed licence which expired in February, 2018. 

The Clean-Up And Clearing Of Debris From Beaches

Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 4:39pm

Madame Speaker, I address this Honourable House to report on the progress made in the massive job of cleaning up our beaches and clearing the same of any marine debris which accumulated along our shores.  

Removal Of Sand From The Beaches Is Illegal

Wednesday, 8 November 2017 - 3:35pm

The public is reminded that sand mining in the Territory is illegal according to the Beach Protection Ordinance CAP 233.  

Fisherman’s Day 2017 Rescheduled To July 16

Friday, 7 July 2017 - 5:13pm

The cultural and economical impact of fishing to the Virgin Islands will be celebrated on Fisherman’s Day rescheduled for Sunday, July 16. 

Fisherman’s Day Activities Postponed

Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 3:07pm

The Acting Chief Conservation Officer is informing the public that Fisherman’s Day 2017 competition and activities have been postponed due to inclement weather.

BVI To Receive Assistance With Development Goals

Monday, 12 June 2017 - 4:03pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering has welcomed the commitment to provide the BVI with technical assistance for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14.

Environment Week Closes With Worship Service

Monday, 12 June 2017 - 3:28pm

Environment Week ended on Saturday June 10, with a solemn Sunrise Praise and Worship Service at the Queen Elizabeth II Park.

Teams Of 2 Win Big With Environment Week Scavenger Hunt

Friday, 9 June 2017 - 5:18pm

The Environment Week Scavenger Hunt around Road Town concluded with participants, winning ‘eco-appreciative’ prizes on Friday, June 9. 

More Organisations Join The ‘Green Pledge’ Programme

Friday, 9 June 2017 - 3:47pm

More organisations joined the “Green Pledge” on Thursday, June 8, and were awarded gold stars for “green” habits and successes. 

Conservation Staff ‘Dive In’ To Underwater Clean-Up!

Wednesday, 7 June 2017 - 3:11pm

Staff of the Conservation and Fisheries Department took a dive at Long Bay, Beef Island and retrieved several bags of trash that were lodged in the sand under the ocean waves.

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