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Photos, Video: Bermuda National Trust FarmFest

Photos, Video: Bermuda National Trust FarmFest

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda National Trust is hosting their “FarmFest” today [Oct 31], with a number of activities taking place including game stalls, races, arts and crafts, a costume parade, and more. We will have a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime a 9-minute video replay of our live Periscope stream from the event is... Read more of this article

Photos: Hurricane Joaquin Passes By Bermuda

Photos: Hurricane Joaquin Passes By Bermuda

While it thankfully did not cause the damage Hurricane Gonzalo did last year, the passing of Hurricane Joaquin had an impact on the island, canceling school days, cruises, and other services, and requiring a clean-up in its wake. With the hurricane passed, both the OBA and PLP expressed their thanks and appreciation to those who assisted with the storm... Read more of this article

Photos: Group Cleans Up North Shore Area

Photos: Group Cleans Up North Shore Area

A group recently got together to clean up the North Shore area of Constituency #18 Pembroke West Central, leading to a truck hauling a load of overgrowth away. Nick Kempe said, “We had ten people out and, in less than two hours, achieved very satisfying results. Before the corner was very low visibility and bus passengers had to stand in the road... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Sub-Aqua Club Clean Up

Photos: Bermuda Sub-Aqua Club Clean Up

Members of the Bermuda Sub-Aqua Club [BSAC] were taking part in the annual Keep Bermuda Beautiful EY Coastal Clean Up on Saturday [Sept 19] when they recovered a safe and five motorcycles from the seabed at Clarence Cove in Admiralty Park. BSAC had 10 divers and 5 shore crew taking part in the event and used old onion bags instead of the usual trash... Read more of this article

Photos: 2015 Groundswell Lionfish Tournament

Photos: 2015 Groundswell Lionfish Tournament

The 2015 Groundswell Lionfish Tournament is being held today [uly 18], and saw the invasive lionfish captured, recorded, and served for attending crowds. The 5th Annual Groundswell Lionfish Tournament is taking place at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Science and saw the tournament kicking off at sunup and boats heading in to the BIOS dock for the 3.00pm... Read more of this article

Photos: BTA & KBB Weekend Beach Clean-Up

Photos: BTA & KBB Weekend Beach Clean-Up

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] and Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] recently marked their fourth public beach clean-up this summer as the groups work to enhance the beach experience for all users, visitors and residents alike. This weekend saw them clean up Elbow Beach, and previous clean-ups have included Clearwater Beach, Mangrove Bay, and Warwick... Read more of this article

Photos: Night Blooming Cereus Flowers

Photos: Night Blooming Cereus Flowers

An event that rarely occurs took place this evening [June 24], with night-blooming cereus flowers seen in the Pitts Bay Road Pembroke area together with Cut Road and Barrack Hill in St. George’s. The night blooming cereus — also called queen of the night, lunar flower, and moon flower — is a member of the cactus family. It does not bloom often,... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: Island To Be “Living Classroom”

Video & Photos: Island To Be “Living Classroom”

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] have purchased a 2.4-acre lot on Trunk Island and now expect to provide classes that utilize the island to some 3,000 students during the school year, which they said is an “amazing opportunity for Bermuda by the creation of a living classroom.” The BZS said, “It was once unusual for the formal... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Greenrock Eco-Schools Awards

Photos & Video: Greenrock Eco-Schools Awards

Greenrock recently hosted Bermuda’s first Eco-Schools Award Ceremony at BUEI, which highlighted the impact of the environmental programme in the schools and in our community and showcased the efforts of 10 participating schools: public and private, from preschool to college. All the schools are working towards clear goals and 6 schools were recognized... Read more of this article

Photos: KPMG Clean Up At Dellwood School

Photos: KPMG Clean Up At Dellwood School

KPMG held their annual “KPMG Make a Difference Day” on Friday [June 5] with staff members spending the day at Dellwood Middle School. KPMG will adopt Dellwood as a school they will work with providing ongoing support, and to kick off this initiative, KPMG staff spent the day performing various tasks including painting, landscaping and general... Read more of this article

Photos: Earth Hour Celebrations In Bermuda

Photos: Earth Hour Celebrations In Bermuda

On March 28, Greenrock partnered with Waterfront Properties and a number of other organisations to host the seventh annual celebration of Earth Hour in Bermuda, bringing the island’s people together for both fun and raising awareness of environmental issues. The evening’s featured activity was a 5K Glow Fun Walk and Run through the City... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Annual Children’s Nature Walk

Photos & Video: Annual Children’s Nature Walk

The Bermuda National Trust hosted the Annual Children’s Nature Walk yesterday [Feb 17] at Spittal Pond, with over 160 children and 50 parents attending, and 40 volunteers donating their services. The BNT said, “Spittal Pond Nature Reserve is owned by the Bermuda National Trust and the Bermuda Government. One of Bermuda’s most spectacular open... Read more of this article

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