BVI Represented At Environmental Meetings In Gibraltar

Monday, 20 July 2015 - 5:00pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering, represented the Territory at the recently  held UK Overseas Territories Ministers of the Environment Meeting in Gibraltar where he joined other attendees from July 13 to 18 to discuss matters including: EU support; environmental management; environmental governance, as well as leadership and meeting outcomes. 

Environmental Summer Programme Makes Huge Summer Splash

Friday, 17 July 2015 - 11:30am

The 2015 Conservation and Fisheries Environmental Summer Programme has begun and it is placing special emphasis on natural marine and terrestrial habitat education and appreciation.

Public Asked To Remove Property At Red Bay Re-Development Site

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 - 1:15pm

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour is seeking the cooperation of persons within the Red Bay, East End community in the removal of pieces of property at the Red Bay Re-development Project site.

Deputy Premier And Delegation Visit Jost Van Dyke

Monday, 13 July 2015 - 4:30pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering led a delegation to Jost Van Dyke last week to discuss ways the team could continue to collaborate in preserving the island’s natural environment and further strengthen the tourism product.   

Conservation Environmental Summer Programme Opens

Thursday, 9 July 2015 - 3:45pm

There will be two separate programme dates on Tortola. Tortola Group A commenced from July 6 to 17 at a registration fee of $75 while Tortola Group B will take place from July 20 to 31 and will also include a fee of $75. The programmes will operate daily between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Statement By Hon Pickering: The State Of Agriculture In The Territory

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 - 10:15am

Madame Speaker, the development of the Agricultural Industry is a key factor in the Territory’s move towards food security. However, there is a need to recognize the fact that times have changed and there are many challenges facing this Industry and thus we must employ appropriate strategies that will mitigate those challenges.... 

Temporary Ban Placed On Import Of All Live Birds

Monday, 6 July 2015 - 4:15pm

Chief Agricultural Officer, Mr. Bevin Braithwaite said the temporary importation restriction is in accordance with the Animal (Disease and Importation) Act (CAP 88 Section 3(i)).

All Invited To International Fisherman’s Day Church Service

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 - 3:30pm

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is encouraging the public to attend a special International Fisherman’s Day Church Service on Sunday, July 5, at the New Testament Church of God International Worship Centre off the Blackburn Highway, Baugher's Bay.

BVI Represented At Energy Ministers Summit In Belgium

Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 4:15pm

The summit was held from June 16 to 17 and included OCT and European Union (EU) member-state Government officials (at the political & technical levels); members of the European Parliament; European (energy) research institutes; the European Commission; and the European Investment Bank.

The Welfare of the Environment is our Mandate

Friday, 5 June 2015 - 1:30pm

It gives me great pleasure to deliver the 2015 World Environment Day Address for this World Environment Day. World Environment Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972, and first celebrated in 1973.  Since then it has been hosted each year by different cities and it serves as a period in which several initiatives are introduced and implemented or others may be recognized for their sustainable benefit to our region.  

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