Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering is in Cancun, Mexico attending the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 13) to the Convention on Biological Diversity.
The National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands will honour several persons in the community for their efforts in tree distribution, planting, care-taking and trailblazing in the area of biodiversity conservation on Arbour Day, November 25.
In strengthening and growing the fisheries sector into a full-fledged economic pillar, the Virgin Islands will soon engage the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS) in the UK.
Topic: National and Marine Parks, Nature Conservation | Posted By: aphillip
Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - 5:39pm
Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering highlighted the British Virgin Islands’ (BVI) receipt of a ‘BEST’ grant to assist in the preservation of the Great Tobago National Park while attending the World Conservation Congress in Hawaii, at the beginning of the month.
Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering congratulated Captain Gene LeBron, Angler Luis Isaias and the Jichi Vessel Fishing Team on their catch and win at the Scrub Island Blue Marlin Invitational Tournament.