Public Urged To Be Careful On Boardwalk

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are asked to exercise caution when traversing the Richard Haynes Boardwalk, Christ Church, particularly in the section between the Esplanade at Hastings Rocks and the headland at Blakeys, as there are loose boards and screws. The Coastal Zone Management Unit (CZMU) has advised that it is currently in the process of procuring a contractor to carry …

Gov’t Moving To Protect Barbados’ Reputation

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Government is moving to protect Barbados’ reputation in the international arena and against the possibility of registered ships pulling their business from the island. This follows an audit conducted on the island’s shipping agreements and arrangements and other maritime related issues by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), which identified 21 areas where the island fell short. This was revealed by …

Sign-Up For Camp Aquarius 2018

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are being encouraged to register their children for Camp Aquarius 2018, which is being hosted by the Coastal Zone Management Unit, in association with Aquarius Watersports. The six-week camp, which got under way at Browne’s Beach, Bay Street, St. Michael, on Monday, July 16, runs until Friday, August 24, and caters to children between the ages …

Underwater Cleanup At Folkestone On Saturday

Sheena Forde Ministry News

As Environment Month draws to a close, the Caribbean Environment Youth Network and the Ministry of Environment and National Beautification will host a number of activities at the Folkestone Park and Marine Reserve, St. James, on Saturday, June 30, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Held under the theme: Beat Plastic Pollution, the activities include an underwater cleanup from 9:00 to 11:00 …

Collect Tickets For Coastal Walk From July 2

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The public is advised that tickets for the Coastal Zone Management Unit’s (CZMU) coastal walk, scheduled for Saturday, July 7, will be ready for collection from Monday, July 2. Tickets are limited and can be collected from the CZMU’s office on the 8th Floor, Warrens Tower II, Warrens, St. Michael, on a first come, first served basis. Persons will be …

Change In Date For CZMU’s Coastal Walk

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are asked to note that the coastal walk scheduled for Saturday, June 30, has been postponed. The new date for the walk, which journeys along the coastline from Silver Sands, Christ Church, to the beach behind the Barbados Defence Force’s Paragon Base, Paragon, Christ Church, is now Saturday, July 7, at 3:00 p.m. Bus transportation will …

Environment Month Activities Continue

Nya Phillips Ministry News

Activities to mark Environment Month have entered the third week, with special emphasis being placed on educating the youth about eco-systems and the preservation of the environment. There will be a series of events on Tuesday, June 19. They include interpretive tours of Joe’s River Forest in St. Joseph from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., hosted by the Natural Heritage …

Public Invited To Coral Reef Symposium

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are invited to register and attend the Barbados Coral Reef Symposium 2018 and art exhibition to mark World Oceans Day on Friday, June 8. It comes off in the Marigold Room at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC), Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Tickets for the Symposium may be purchased …

Barbados Coral Reef Symposium 2018

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

As Barbados continues to participate in celebrations to mark the International Year of the Reef 2018, it will host a symposium to mark World Oceans Day on Friday, June 8, in the Marigold Room at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Under the theme: Barbados Coral Reef Symposium 2018, the event will …

Tickets For Coastal Walk Gone

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are asked to note that there are no more tickets available for the coastal walk scheduled for Saturday, April 21. The event will see walkers journeying along the coastline starting at Cove Bay at 3:00 p.m. to River Bay, St. Lucy. Tickets are required for persons travelling by bus transportation which will be provided from Browne’s …