National Parks Ready To Receive Guests

Thursday, 7 December 2017 - 4:33pm

Acting Director for the National Parks Trust of The Virgin Islands (NPTVI), Ms. Lynda Varlack, reassures that despite the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the National Parks and Protected Areas of The Virgin Islands are ready to receive guests.

Clean-Up Continues At The Queen Elizabeth II Children’s Park

Friday, 25 August 2017 - 4:50pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are advised that clean-up is still ongoing at the Queen Elizabeth II Children’s Playground due to damages sustained by the tropical wave on August 7.

Sage Mountain National Park Gets A New Visitor Centre

Friday, 23 December 2016 - 1:12pm

A new visitor centre was officially opened yesterday December 22 at the Sage Mountain National Park.  

Arbour Day Ceremony Recognises Tree-Planting Stalwarts

Monday, 28 November 2016 - 4:48pm

Staff from the National Parks Trust were honoured at the recent Arbour Day Ceremony, last Friday, November 25.

Trailblazers To Be Honoured On Arbour Day – November 25

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 - 4:50pm

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.

‘Best’ Grant To Preserve BVI’s Great Tobago National Park

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.

Public Reminded Not To Remove Plants From BVI National Parks

Friday, 12 August 2016 - 3:43pm

The public is reminded that in accordance with the National Parks Trust Act of 2006, it is illegal to remove plants from national parks, including the Queen Elizabeth II Park.

Persons Discouraged From Removing Plants From QEII Park

Friday, 29 July 2016 - 5:20pm

Acting Director for the National Parks Trust, Ms. Lynda Varlack is sending out a special appeal to members of the community to refrain from removing plants from the national parks, including the Queen Elizabeth II Park.

BVI Two-Year Mapping Project And Hydrographic Survey Completed

Monday, 11 January 2016 - 12:45pm

An 18 month sea-bed mapping project and hydrographic survey on a specified 13.5 square miles (or 35 square kilometres) area off the coast of Tortola, was completed last month.

National Parks Trust “Free Tree” Distribution Starts Tomorrow

Thursday, 26 November 2015 - 4:45pm

The National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands is informing the public that free trees will be distributed in celebration of Arbour Day.   

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