Take a moment to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of a Spotted Eagle Ray gliding through the waters of Eastern Blue Cut.
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!
Tune into the CahowCam this month to witness the courtship and nest building activities of our endemic Cahows.
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 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.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] is asking the public to keep their eyes out for two invasive vine species presently growing in Bermuda – kudzu and the hyacinth bean.
Red-eared sliders are non-native to Bermuda and have been identified as a pest species.
The main objective of this plan is to reduce, by trapping, the number of feral red-eared sliders living in the wild and make legislative reforms that will eliminate them from the local pet trade.
The Cahow Recovery Program's Breeding Season Report, for the nesting season of October 2015 to June 2016, is now available for download.
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.