Pelican Gate School Observes Arbour Day

Wednesday, 4 December 2019 - 4:29pm

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Dr. Marcia Potter and Deputy Secretary Mr. Joseph Smith-Abbott are pictured with students of the Pelican Gate School and representatives from the National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands at the recently held Arbour Day celebrations.

Plant Trees Beyond Arbour Day

Thursday, 28 November 2019 - 4:14pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley has said that the Government of the Virgin Islands is doing its part to cultivate a culture of a greener BVI for all as the Territory prepares to observe Arbour Day on November 29.

Toad Hall Estate Acquired As A National Park

Monday, 11 November 2019 - 12:39pm

The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has recently approved the purchase of 5.5 acres of prime real estate, which was built in the 1970s and is located within The Greater Baths National Park, Toad Hall Estate.

JR O’Neal Botanic Gardens To Be Redesigned

Friday, 5 July 2019 - 3:47pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are invited to contribute to the redesign of the Joseph Reynold O’Neal Botanic Gardens at a charrette to be held at the Queen Elizabeth Park II on Friday July 12.

Governor Pledges To Protect The Territory’s Biodiversity

Thursday, 11 April 2019 - 4:57pm

Governor Jaspert visited Jost Van Dyke today with the BVI National Parks Trust and scientists from Kew Gardens in the UK. 

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 Lecture: Retaining Nature’s Little Secrets

This event will take place at the Eileene L. parsons Auditorium, H.Lavity Stoutt Community College Campus, Paraquita Bay at 7:00 p.m. 

Public Exhibition: Retaining Nature’s Little Secrets

This event will take place at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College Auditorium from 1-5p.m. 

Public Reminded Certain Beach Events Require Permission

Monday, 4 February 2019 - 4:42pm

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.

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