Best Practices In Focus For Mangrove Symposium

Tuesday, 1 March 2022 - 3:52pm

The Virgin Islands is joining organisations from across the Caribbean to share scientific best practices and techniques for mangrove restoration in a virtual Regional Mangrove Symposium from March 1 to 3.

Contract Signed For Restroom Facilities At Brewer’s Bay

Monday, 28 February 2022 - 6:15pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has entered into an agreement and signed a contract for the construction of restroom facilities for Brewer’s Bay Beach with K&C Construction.

2020 Virgin Islands Ecosystem Account Published

Friday, 25 February 2022 - 5:02pm

Minister of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley has received the published 2020 ecosystem accounts that continues to provide evidence and support environmental and economic management for the Territory.

Ecosystem Accountants Arrive In Virgin Islands

Wednesday, 23 February 2022 - 10:00am

The two-member team from the Economics For The Environment Consultancy Limited (EFTEC) Mr. Jake Kuyer and Ms. Sophie Neupauer are featured on their tour around Tortola with Marine Biologist Mr. Mervin Hastings on Monday, February 21. 

Ecosystem Accounting Partnership Producing Results

Friday, 18 February 2022 - 4:55pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley said that he is pleased that the partnership that was built to protect and preserve the natural resources of the Territory is continuing to produce results.

The Environment, A Priority For The Government

Monday, 24 January 2022 - 4:46pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has pledged to focus on introducing different pieces of legislation to further strengthen the natural resources and tourism sectors of the economy.

Honourable Wheatley To Hold Office Hours On Angegada

Monday, 24 January 2022 - 4:28pm

The public is notified that the Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley will be holding office hours on Anegada on Friday, January 28 at the Public Library from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Salt Island Lands Advisory Committee (SILAC) Established

Friday, 14 January 2022 - 10:11am

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley has said the newly created Salt Island Lands Advisory Committee (SILAC) will assist his ministry in ensuring the fair distribution of Crown Lands on Salt Island to its descendants.

First Virgin Islands Ecosystem Accounts Published

Friday, 17 December 2021 - 9:39am

The Virgin Islands has published the 2019 ecosystem accounts that would provide evidence to support environmental and economic management for the Territory.

Major Focus Placed On Natural Resources Ministry In 2022 Budget

Thursday, 18 November 2021 - 4:54pm

The Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration is set to receive the largest share of $51.2 million or 14.3 percent of the recurrent allocations outlined in the 2022 budget.

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