The Recovery Plan for the Common Tern (Sterna hirundo), on Bermuda, is now available for download.
Written by Miguel Mejias, PhD student and summer intern for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, this document highlights the specific threats and the feasible solutions for the survival for the Common Tern in Bermuda.
The Cahow Recovery Programs 2016 - 2017 Breeding Season Report for Bermuda's endangered national bird, is now available for download.
Compiled by Jeremy Madeiros, our Senior Terrestrial Conservation Officer, this report provides details from the most recent Cahow breeding season, which saw a record number of 117 breeding pairs, producing a record total of 61 successfully fledged chicks!
Dr Brian Luckhurst, former Senior Fisheries Officer for the Department of Environmental Protection, will be presenting the keynote address at the 70th Annual conference of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI), held in Mexico next week.
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.