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Turtle Project’s 2019 Field Trip Underway

Turtle Project’s 2019 Field Trip Underway

The Bermuda Turtle Project, one of the oldest ecological studies of its kind on the island, is this summer beginning its second half-century of research and conservation initiatives aimed at protecting our sea turtles. Established in 1968 by the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo in collaboration with the Florida-based, environment-friendly Sea Turtle... Read more of this article

BPOTY Support Bermuda Cahow Initiative

BPOTY Support Bermuda Cahow Initiative

One of the world’s leading bird photography contests has taken a Bermuda Audubon Society programme aimed at boosting Cahow numbers under its wing. Established in 2016, the annual online Bird Photographer of the Year Competition draws tens of thousands of entrants. Describing itself as a “celebration of avian beauty and diversity, and a tribute... Read more of this article

SPCA To Celebrate Centennial With Gala

SPCA To Celebrate Centennial With Gala

Bermuda’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has been speaking for those who can’t speak for themselves for 100 years now. And the charity will be celebrating its centennial in grand style in September with a gala event to raise funds earmarked for its Valley Road, Paget shelter Founded in 1919 and incorporated in 1921, the... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks ‘The Lost World Of Kamchatka’

BUEI Talks ‘The Lost World Of Kamchatka’

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute will present a talk entitled “The Lost World Of Kamchatka” with Scott Stallard on Thursday, July 25th. The event poster says, “Travel with Scott Stallard aboard Russian MI 8 Helicopters and 16 wheeler off road kamas on his expedition to film and photograph the far eastern brown bear, active volcanoes,... Read more of this article

Video: Lou-Seal Released Back Into Ocean

Video: Lou-Seal Released Back Into Ocean

An international and collaborative seal rescue effort came to a successful culmination when Lou-Seal — the gray seal rescued in Bermuda in March — returned to the cold waters of the northern Atlantic Ocean. After just six weeks in the care of Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program, a fully-recovered Lou-Seal was released at Blue Shutters... Read more of this article

Bee Hive Near The Entrance Of Fort Hamilton

Bee Hive Near The Entrance Of Fort Hamilton

An active bee hive has been identified near the entrance of Fort Hamilton, and the City has engaged the services of bee keeper to relocate the hive, and in the meantime the City is urging visitors to the Fort to be “aware of the situation and proceed with caution.” A City of Hamilton spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton advises... Read more of this article

Opportunity To ‘Personally Release Lou-Seal’

Opportunity To ‘Personally Release Lou-Seal’

The Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut — where the seal that was found in Bermuda was transferred to — says people can “donate to win an opportunity to personally release Lou-Seal back into her ocean environment.”The Mystic Aquarium’s website said, “A wayward gray seal was rescued by Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo from... Read more of this article

Amy Terceira Achieves CTC Qualification

Amy Terceira Achieves CTC Qualification

Bermudian Amy Terceira recently graduated from an advanced two-year program at The Academy For Dog Trainers, achieving a CTC qualification [certified trainer and counsellor]. A spokesperson said, “The Academy For Dog Trainers offers one of the most rigorous and advanced dog training and behaviour programs in the world. The course focuses on the... Read more of this article

Dr. Richardson Appointed Official Veterinarian

Dr. Richardson Appointed Official Veterinarian

The FEI Veterinary Department recently announced the appointment of the veterinarian Dr. Lucy Richardson to the FEI’s List of Official Veterinarians. After having completed the relevant training, FEI Veterinarians must accept the applicable codex and commit to officiate within the principles and rules of the organization. The goal of the FEI Veterinary... Read more of this article

Photos: Bluebird Nesting Season Underway

Photos: Bluebird Nesting Season Underway

The Happy Bird Company has announced the first sighting of five bluebird eggs to start the nesting season, with hatching expected to commence within the next few days.A spokesperson said, “This unique bluebird box was designed and produced by university product design student Christian Chin-Gurret, who has added a novel feature by which the... Read more of this article

Longtail Chick Expected To Hatch For Easter

Longtail Chick Expected To Hatch For Easter

After seven successful seasons running the CahowCam, the Nonsuch Expeditions Team is launching an additional TropicBird/LongTail Cam, and they said that a chick is expected to hatch just in time for Easter. Jean-Pierre Rouja, the Nonsuch Expeditions Team Leader, said: “This camera located in one of the artificial burrows above the stairs on the... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Lou-Seal’ Transported To USA For Care

Video: ‘Lou-Seal’ Transported To USA For Care

[Updated with video] Traveling via a donated charter flight, Lou-Seal — the gray seal rescued in Bermuda on March 19 — has arrived at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut where they plan to continue her rehabilitation, with the goal of releasing her in the colder waters of the northern Atlantic Ocean. “After receiving care from the... Read more of this article

Photos: Poultry Exhibits At 2019 Ag Show

Photos: Poultry Exhibits At 2019 Ag Show

If you are a poultry lover, the Ag Show is the place to be, with a wide variety of exhibits on display as the annual event gets underway today [April 11], with people visiting the Botanical Gardens in order to enjoy the always popular event. The three-day event will continue until this Saturday at the Botanical Gardens in Paget, and we will have additional... Read more of this article