The youngsters of the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) received hands-on training in mangrove cultivation last week when they assisted with the planting of seedlings that have been growing at the Jost Van Dyke nursery.
Mangrove conservationists from across the Virgin Islands met yesterday January 30 with their international counterparts to share strategies and lessons learnt on how to carry forward mangrove restoration works in the Territory.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Dr. Marcia Potter and Deputy Secretary Mr. Joseph Smith-Abbott are pictured with students of the Pelican Gate School and representatives from the National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands at the recently held Arbour Day celebrations.
Topic: National and Marine Parks, Nature Conservation, Shipping Registry | Posted By: aphillip
Monday, 2 December 2019 - 2:26pm
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Dr. Marcia Potter is assuring the business community that the installation of sea markers will not hinder their business activities and livelihood.
Permanent Secretary Dr. Marcia Potter and Marine Biologist Mr. Mervin Hastings from the Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration will be attending the eleventh meeting of the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States Ocean Governance team in St. Lucia from October 8 to 10.