Statement By The Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley: Arbour Day

Monday, 30 November 2020 - 1:20pm

Ladies and gentlemen, the Territory will observe Arbour Day on November 27.

Arbour day is typically a day of rebirth and rejuvenation, as we plant seedlings along our schools, homes, and businesses.

Environment And Climate Change Are Legislative Priorities

Monday, 9 November 2020 - 12:48pm

The Government will introduce Environmental Management and Climate Resilience Act during the Third Session of the Fourth House of Assembly to provide for the sound and sustainable management of natural resources in the Territory.

Sea Turtle Conservation Project Launched

Wednesday, 4 November 2020 - 11:57am

The Government of the Virgin Island in partnership with the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), the University of Exeter and the Association of Reef Keepers (ARK) BVI virtually launched a three-year sea turtle conservation project titled “Sustaining Turtles, Environment, Economies, and Livelihoods (STEEL)” on October 26.

Beach At St. Thomas Bay Now Reopened To The Public

Friday, 23 October 2020 - 4:00pm

Residents and visitors on Virgin Gorda can now use the beach at St. Thomas Bay in Valley, following water quality test results which show that conditions are now suitable.

St. Thomas Bay Beach Reopened For Recreational Use

Thursday, 22 October 2020 - 5:41pm

The public is notified that the St. Thomas Bay beach on Virgin Gorda is now reopened for recreational use, as the results of the ongoing water quality testing show that it is now at suitable standards for bathing.

Turtle Conservation Project Presentation

Wednesday, 21 October 2020 - 3:33pm

The public is invited to the Virtual Project Presentation of the Sustaining Turtles Environment Economy and Livelihoods (STEEL) project on Monday, October 26 at 5:00 p.m. 

Beach At St. Thomas Bay Temporarily Closed To Recreational Use

Friday, 16 October 2020 - 8:02pm

The beach at St. Thomas Bay in Valley, Virgin Gorda extending from Fort Point to Collision Point is closed to recreational use due to results of water quality testing.

First Transfer Of Mangrove Seedlings Tomorrow

Friday, 2 October 2020 - 5:21pm

The Mangrove Nursery established by the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) will begin the first transfer of mangrove seedlings tomorrow Saturday, October 3.

Natural Resources Serving The Public By Appointments Only

Friday, 25 September 2020 - 4:21pm

The public is reminded that appointments must be made before conducting business with the Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration. 

Darwin Plus Supports Environmental Projects In The Territory

Friday, 4 September 2020 - 6:09pm

Environmental organisations in the British Virgin Islands are invited to submit bids for the Darwin Plus Funding scheme.

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