“Green It Up” And Plant A Mangrove Tree For Earth Day

Friday, 15 April 2016 - 2:00pm

The public is invited to “Green It Up” and Plant a Mangrove Tree in territorial solidarity for Earth Day 2016.

Data Recording Begins For Cane Garden, Brewers Bay Coastal Projects

Thursday, 31 March 2016 - 5:30pm

Scientists have collected samples and recorded data for the Coastal and Watershed Stabilisation project in Cane Garden Bay and Brewers Bay. 

Anchoring In Coral Reefs Is Illegal, Offenders Will Be Fined

Thursday, 31 March 2016 - 1:00pm

Boaters and other seafarers are being reminded that anchoring in or too close by coral reefs is illegal and persons caught doing so will be fined.

Seaweed Conference Looks Towards Opportunities And Solutions

Thursday, 24 March 2016 - 4:30pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands and Virgin Unite co-hosted a two day regional conference this week, to explore the strategies needed to address the future management of the Sargassum seaweed.

Humpback Whales In BVI Waters Early Spring

Friday, 4 March 2016 - 5:45pm

Humpback whales will be traveling through the Virgin Islands waters during the early spring season.

Persons Asked To Report Whale Sightings To Conservation Department

Friday, 4 March 2016 - 5:30pm

The public is notified that humpback whales are expected to travel through the Virgin Islands waters in early spring. Persons are reminded to:

Students Clean Up For World Wetlands Day 2016

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 - 12:45pm

Students from the Agape Total Life Academy along with staff of the Conservation and Fisheries Department are pictured collecting trash and non-biodegradable debris from and around the Brewer's Bay beach area. 

Public Reminder On Fish And Marine Life Removal

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 - 11:30am

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is reminding residents and visitors to the Virgin Islands that it is unlawful to remove fish and/or any marine life, inclusive of corals, sea fans, crustaceans and other marine species, from the Virgin Islands’ waters, in accordance with the Fisheries Act 1997 and Fisheries Regulations 2003.

Kaleidoscopes Of Butterflies Observed Throughout The Territory

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 - 10:30am

The BVI has experienced kaleidoscopes of thousands of quiet flying insects since October 2015. The Great Southern White Butterfly, whose scientific name is Ascia monuste eubotea has been spotted in swarms moving with the winds throughout the hills and valleys, along the carriageways, in the villages and at sea, as they fly to and from the various islands and in our capital, Road Town.

Director Of BVI House Asia Plants Commemorative Friendship Tree

Monday, 30 November 2015 - 12:15pm

Director of BVI House Asia, Ms. Elise Donovan is pictured participating in an official Tree Planting Ceremony ......

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