The Ministry of Home Affairs wishes to advise the public that, following recent amendments to the Fisheries (Protected Areas) Order 2000, the Red Hind aggregation areas within the Seasonally Protected Areas will be open to fishing from August 15th, 2017. However, it should be noted that the extended closure areas around Black Grouper aggregations will remain closed to fishing until December 1st.
Dr Philippe Max Rouja, Custodian of Historic Wrecks, talks to CNN Travel about his efforts to document and study the over 300 wrecks found around Bermuda.
Please remember that if you are buying local mussels, you should only be buying from a registered mussel fisher. If in doubt, ask to see their commercial fishing license ID card.
Bermudian residents, intending to study at a United States College or University are invited to apply for the Environmental Education Grant.
Applications are due on or before JULY 1ST.
Sunk on April 4th, 2017, the Corinthian shipwreck is now part of the Bermuda Dive Sites Programme managed by the Office of the Custodian of Historic Wrecks of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
The Bermuda Zoological Society lecture series is continuing in February with Miguel Mejias speaking about his at-sea tracking study of Bermuda's Longtails. Sign up to find out where the birds go when they leave Bermuda.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources will hold a meeting to discuss the Glyphosate Monitoring Study on Thursday, January 12th, 5:30pm at Wesley Methodist Church Hall, 41 Church Street, Hamilton.
The NBSAP activity report is the annual round-up of activities carried out by partners towards the goals of Bermuda's National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP). Read the 2015 report here.