Government Of The Virgin Islands To Introduce Mangrove Bank

Tuesday, 16 November 2021 - 3:52pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley has said that the Government of the Virgin Islands will be upscaling the mangrove nursery to a mangrove bank as it seeks to benefit from and participate in the blue carbon market.

Honourable Sharie B. Decastro On Behalf Of Premier Fahie - Renewable Energy On The Move In The Virgin Islands

Friday, 5 November 2021 - 12:29pm

I am happy to be here this morning.

This is indeed a special moment, as today’s contract signing signals progress with renewable energy in the Virgin Islands. What better place to start such an eco-friendly initiative than Anegada?

Sea Turtle Conservation Team Continues Its Mission

Tuesday, 19 October 2021 - 11:43am

The Sustaining Turtles, Environment, Economies, and Livelihoods (STEEL) Project team visited Anegada on Wednesday, October 13 to educate stakeholders and students about the project and importance of sea turtles in the Virgin Islands.

National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands Partners with Gibraltar Botanic Gardens to Conduct Cacti Research

Monday, 30 August 2021 - 4:35pm

The National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands (NPTVI) is collaborating with the Gibraltar Botanic Gardens to learn more about the biology and conservation status of Pilosocereus, a genus of cacti found within the Virgin Islands.

Legislation Underway For Environmentally Sensitive Species

Tuesday, 4 May 2021 - 12:21pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley has stated that he plans to introduce legislation for certain species in the BVI to receive a higher degree of protection.

Statement By The Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley Minister For Natural Resources, Labour & Immigration - Mangroves Replanting Efforts Throughout the Territory

Monday, 3 May 2021 - 10:43am

Mister Speaker, I thank you for the opportunity to update this Honourable House on the progress made to date on the national mangrove replanting efforts to restore their extent throughout the Territory. 

Statement by Honourable Wheatley - Update on the Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease

Thursday, 15 April 2021 - 6:03pm

Our corals provide vital ecosystem services in the form of food, shoreline protection against wave action, which would erode our beaches and shores and are main attractions to residents and tourists alike. 

Honourable Wheatley To Hold Office Hours On Virgin Gorda

Wednesday, 7 April 2021 - 12:31pm

The public is notified that the Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley will be holding office hours.......

Message From Minister Of Natural Resources, Labour And Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley On The Passing Of Mr. Petr Kellner

Tuesday, 30 March 2021 - 9:48am

Good day everyone.

I am extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Mr. Petr Kellner. Mr. Kellner was a very private individual but his love for these Virgin Islands, especially Virgin Gorda, was well known. This love shown was manifested following the devastating hurricanes of 2017 when he jumpstarted recovery efforts by making funds available to start the clean-up process.

Government To Meet With Business Owners On Virgin Gorda

Thursday, 18 March 2021 - 7:03pm

Virgin Gorda business owners are invited to a public meeting today, March 18 at the Village Café at 6:00 p.m. to discuss matters concerning their community.

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