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 ......

Government Ensures Sustainable Development Of Brandywine Bay

Friday, 27 November 2015 - 3:45pm

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour, the Planning Authority and Town and Country Planning Department are collectively taking the appropriate steps to ensure the sustainable development of the Brandywine Bay Beach and surrounding areas. 

“Enhancing the Awareness and Knowledge of the Virgin Islands environment”

Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 5:30pm

The Island Resources Foundation has a long and rich tradition of research and advocacy on behalf of Small Island States not only in the Caribbean but throughout the world.  

Deputy Premier To Attend Green Conference In Aruba Next Week

Friday, 23 October 2015 - 5:00pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. Honourable Kedrick Pickering will attend The Aruba Learning Event and the sixth annual Green Conference taking place in Aruba from October 26 to 28.

“Virgin Expressions” Talent Showcase Date Changed To October 24

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 - 4:00pm

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is informing the public that the date for its Virgin Expressions Talent Showcase has been changed from Saturday, October 17 to Saturday, October 24. 

Coastal Clean-Up Data To Raise Awareness On Waste Management

Monday, 12 October 2015 - 5:30pm

The information collected via data cards during the recent clean-up of the Territory’s beaches will be used to raise awareness among the general public on waste and environmental issues and by students as part of their research assignment. 

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