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Michael Douglas: My Friend The Late Neil Burnie

Michael Douglas: My Friend The Late Neil Burnie

Actor Michael Douglas has highlighted his role with the Ocean Vet documentary series in a post on Facebook, adding photos of himself recording his narration while mentioning the late Dr. Neil Burnie and “Bermuda’s incredible marine life.” In the Facebook post, Douglas said, “I recently recorded the narration for an 11-part new... Read more of this article

Sousa’s Gardens To Host Second Free Workshop

Sousa’s Gardens To Host Second Free Workshop

Sousa’s Gardens held its first free gardening workshop on Sunday [Jan 17], with approximately 125 – 150 participants attending the “How to Grow Your Own Vegetables and Fruits” session. Company President and Founder, Jeff Sousa, who was also the presenter said, “Given the amount of engagement received via our Facebook page once announcing... Read more of this article

Bags At  Devon Springs As A “Contingency”

Bags At Devon Springs As A “Contingency”

The piles of blue bags are being placed at Devon Springs as a “contingency due to the recycling plant being full at the Quarry,” the Ministry of Public Works said, adding that a “further issue recently emerged regarding the air filtering system which will be addressed as soon as the new parts required to fix the issue arrive.” Two... Read more of this article

Shelly Bay Clean Up To Be Held On January 23

Shelly Bay Clean Up To Be Held On January 23

Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] is set to host a ‘team up to clean up’ effort, calling on the community to assist in cleaning up the Shelly Bay Beach area. The event will see the team gather on Saturday, January 23, with a rain date set for Sunday, January 24. The event poster says, “Bring your own water bottle and work gloves if you... Read more of this article

Gardening Workshop Will Go Ahead Tomorrow

Gardening Workshop Will Go Ahead Tomorrow

The “How to Grow Your Own Vegetables and Fruits” workshop scheduled for tomorrow [Jan 17] at Sousa’s Gardens will go ahead as scheduled. The team at Sousa’s Gardens has confirmed its free gardening workshop will run as planned at 12.00pm tomorrow at its Middle Road, Southampton location. Due to inclement weather conditions, today’s workshop... Read more of this article

Sousa’s Sat Workshop Postponed, Sunday On

Sousa’s Sat Workshop Postponed, Sunday On

The “How to Grow Your Own Vegetables and Fruits” workshop scheduled for tomorrow [Jan 16] at Sousa’s Gardens has been postponed due to the weather, however the workshop scheduled for this Sunday is still set to be held, although that may change if the weather turns inclement. The Bermuda Weather Service has issued a Thunderstorm Advisory... Read more of this article

Omari Dill Wins Annual Future Agro Challenge

Omari Dill Wins Annual Future Agro Challenge

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] held its second annual Future Agro Challenge [FAC] on Wednesday, January 13 at the Department of Environmental Protection, with Omari Dill winning the competition, and Marcus Wade placing as first runner up. A spokesperson said, “FAC was designed to help identify solutions to the complex global... Read more of this article

2016 Agricultural Show Catalogue Now Available

2016 Agricultural Show Catalogue Now Available

The 2016 Agricultural Show catalogue is now available for download, with this year’s event set to take place from April 14 – 16 at the Botanical Gardens. AG Show Ltd. said, “This year’s theme ‘Bermuda Homegrown’ aims to bring the show back to its original roots. The catalogue provides an all-inclusive reference guide for... Read more of this article

Looking At 40 Years Of Christmas Bird Counts

Looking At 40 Years Of Christmas Bird Counts

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] and the Bermuda Audubon Society will present an entry in the BUEI Talks series titled “Looking Back on 40 Years of Christmas Bird Counts” by Andrew Dobson. The event will take place on Tuesday, January 19, beginning at 7.30pm. The event poster says, “The Christmas Bird Count has been... Read more of this article

Learn To Grow Your Own Vegetables & Fruits

Learn To Grow Your Own Vegetables & Fruits

The management and staff of Sousa’s Gardens said they understand the concern many have with the cost of living in Bermuda, and have opted to host two free workshops this weekend entitled “How to Grow Your Own Vegetables and Fruits.” Both workshops will be held in the Garden Centre at Sousa’s Gardens in Southampton, with the first... Read more of this article

NASA Field Expedition To Study Coral Reefs

NASA Field Expedition To Study Coral Reefs

A new three-year NASA field expedition gets underway this year to survey more of the world’s coral reefs, with Dr Eric Hochberg from the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences set to be involved in the study. NASA said, “Coral reefs, sometimes called the rainforests of the sea, are home to a quarter of all ocean fish species. They protect shorelines... Read more of this article

Two BZS Lecture Series Installments Coming Up

Two BZS Lecture Series Installments Coming Up

The Bermuda Zoological Society is getting set to present two lectures in the coming months, including talks by Kimberley Zuill, Director of the Bermuda Weather Service, and Dr. Robbie Smith, Curator of the Bermuda National History Museum. The first lecture will take place on Thursday, January 28 at 7.00pm, with Kimberley Zuill covering the topic “Hurricanes... Read more of this article

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