Stake Holders Discuss Sargassum Management

Friday, 2 June 2023 - 4:34pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is seeking ways to manage the threat of the sargassum seaweed and has concluded a two-day training of trainer’s workshop for stakeholders in sargassum management.

Stakeholders Engage In Sargassum Management Workshop

Wednesday, 31 May 2023 - 8:19am

Stakeholders from the BVI Tourist Board, National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands, Unite BVI, BVI Ports Authority are featured as they participate in a two-day training of trainer’s workshop in Sargassum management.

Bush Cutting In Vicinity Of Belle Vue And Fort Hill

Wednesday, 22 March 2023 - 5:14pm

The Department of Waste Management is conducting routine roadside bush cutting in the Belle Vue and Fort Hill areas.

HLSCC Mangrove Nursery Receives Visit From University Of The Virgin Islands

Thursday, 16 March 2023 - 11:04am

On 24 February, the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College’s (HLSCC) Mangrove Nursery Project hosted a sixteen-person delegation from the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) as part of a marine sciences knowledge exchange.

Premier’s Meetings And Engagements With UK Officials A Success

Monday, 23 January 2023 - 5:23pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley has stated that the past week of meetings and engagements in the United Kingdom were successful in the advancement of the economic, political and environmental interests of the Territory.

Remarks by Honourable Penn on Ensuring Enabling and Supportive Environments

Friday, 16 December 2022 - 4:31pm

Thank you, [Moderator]

A pleasant Good Afternoon to everyone

I would first like to thank ECLAC for the opportunity to participate in this important discussion and share the Virgin Islands’ perspective on the topic: Protection of the human rights of older persons in situations of social and environmental disasters.

Bush Cutting In Vicinity Of Hope Hill- Proceed With Caution

Thursday, 20 October 2022 - 10:12am

The Department of Waste Management is conducting routine roadside bush-cutting from the Hope Hill area to East End in the vicinity of the East End Police Station.

Fogging Schedule For October 3-7

Monday, 3 October 2022 - 4:33pm

The Environmental Health Division’s Vector Control Unit will be carrying out fogging on Tortola according to the following schedule:

Fogging Schedule For Tortola

Wednesday, 28 September 2022 - 11:46am

The public is notified that the Environmental Health Division’s Vector Control Unit will be carrying out fogging on Tortola on the following dates:

Statement By Premier And Minister Of Finance Dr. Hon. Natalio D. Wheatley Update On Environment, Agriculture And Continuing Reform

Friday, 26 August 2022 - 3:39pm

Good morning members of the Press Corps, fellow Virgin Islanders and persons listening via radio and online.

I am happy to once again have press conference to keep the public updated on current matters. This morning I am pleased to be joined by Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Hon. Melvin “Mitch” Turnbull, who will also make a statement. Today we will update on environment, agriculture and other matters.