2016 - 2017 Cahow Breeding Season Report now available

2016 - 2017 Cahow Breeding Season Report now available

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! 

Town Hall Meetings on Dogs Next Week

Town Hall Meetings on Dogs Next Week

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is inviting members of the public to join them at two upcoming town hall meetings to discuss Progress on Improving the Care and Management of Dogs:

·       Tuesday 10th October 2017, 6pm, at the Anglican Cathedral Hall.

·       Wednesday 11th October 2017, 6pm, at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo. 

Fish Die-off Event Observed

Fish Die-off Event Observed

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has received a number of reports of dead fishes washing up on shorelines around the island.

DENR is seeking to acquire specimens of affected fish, particularly any fish that are still alive but have visible signs of ill health.

Anyone who is able to provide such a sample should call the Marine Resources Section on 293-5600.

Changes to Seasonally Protected Areas closure period

Changes to Seasonally Protected Areas closure period

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.