Beef Island Pond Clean Up To Observe World Wetlands Day

Friday, 3 February 2017 - 3:23pm

The Department of Conservation and Fisheries hosted a clean-up at the Beef Island pond on Friday, February 3 in observance of World Wetlands Day.

Public Invited To Pond Clean-Up On Friday, February 3

Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 4:11pm

The public is invited to the Conservation and Fisheries Department’s wetland clean-up at Beef Island pond and Josiah’s Bay pond on Friday, February 3 at 2:00 p.m.

Environment Minister Attending Biodiversity Convention In Mexico

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 - 10:31am

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering is in Cancun, Mexico attending the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 13) to the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Arbour Day Ceremony Recognises Tree-Planting Stalwarts

Monday, 28 November 2016 - 4:48pm

Staff from the National Parks Trust were honoured at the recent Arbour Day Ceremony, last Friday, November 25.

Trailblazers To Be Honoured On Arbour Day – November 25

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 - 4:50pm

The National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands will honour several persons in the community for their efforts in tree distribution, planting, care-taking and trailblazing in the area of biodiversity conservation on Arbour Day, November 25.

BVI Plans To Grow Fisheries Sector Through CEFAS

Friday, 11 November 2016 - 11:52am

In strengthening and growing the fisheries sector into a full-fledged economic pillar, the Virgin Islands will soon engage the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS) in the UK.

BVI To Boost Anegada Fisheries Through Darwin Grant

Thursday, 10 November 2016 - 3:29pm

BVI is making plans for a three-year project to boost and protect its fisheries on Anegada through a grant from the Darwin Initiative Plus.

‘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.

Public Reminded Of Closed Season On Turtles

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - 5:35pm

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is reminding the public, particularly the fishing and hospitality community that it is illegal to fish for, obtain or possess sea-turtle meat or bi-products.

Swim Area Marked For Increased Safety At White Bay

Monday, 12 September 2016 - 3:26pm

A swimming area has been demarcated at the White Bay beach, Jost Van Dyke to provide a safer swimming experience for visitors, residents and the wider British Virgin Islands community.

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