Entangled Whale In Nanny Cay Has Been Freed

Tuesday, 13 April 2021 - 4:45pm

The Departmentof Agriculture and Fisheries has reported that a male humpback whale has been freed after getting caught in a net in the Sir Francis Drake’s Channel.

Naming of Fisherman's Wharf Postponed

Tuesday, 2 February 2021 - 4:44am

The public is notified that the naming of the Omar Wallace Hodge Fisherman's Wharf and Park has been postponed until further notice.

Illegal Sea Turtle Harvesting Is Strictly Prohibited

Monday, 7 December 2020 - 8:04pm

Director of Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr. Theodore E. James has said that his department was made aware of a video in circulation regarding the illegal capture of seven Green sea turtles which have since been rescued and released.

Marketing Authority Proposed For Agriculture And Fisheries

Friday, 6 November 2020 - 4:04pm

A Marketing Authority for the Virgin Islands’ agriculture and fisheries industry is being proposed as part of the Government’s legislative agenda for 2020.

Sustainable Fisheries Management In The Virgin Islands

Thursday, 25 June 2020 - 12:13pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has partnered with the UK Government for Sustainable Fisheries Management in the Virgin Islands with the launch of a new £317,000 project.

Local Seafood Available For Purchase

Friday, 24 April 2020 - 10:35pm

The public can now access fresh local seafood from fisher folk throughout the Territory. 

Fresh Seafood Available For Delivery

Friday, 24 April 2020 - 5:01pm

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries has announced that local fishers are now offering fresh seafood for delivery.

2020 Closed Seasons For Fishing

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 - 11:30am

The public is reminded of the following closed seasons for fishing of the following species.

Fishermen And Farmers Meeting On Virgin Gorda

Friday, 13 September 2019 - 3:22pm

The public is notified that officials from the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries will be hosting a Farmers and Fishermen meeting with the Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries & Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley and Director of Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr. Theodore James.

Department Of Agriculture To Deal With Fisheries Related Matters

Thursday, 5 September 2019 - 3:22pm

The public is reminded that the Department of Conservation and Fisheries has been disbanded and all matters concerning fisheries should be directed to the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture.

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