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4000 Endemic Bermuda Land Snails Repatriated

4000 Endemic Bermuda Land Snails Repatriated

This month, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] successfully repatriated 4000 endemic Bermuda land snails to Bermuda. “The snails [Poecilozonites bermudensis] are currently being tagged and will then be released on Nonsuch Island and another, privately-owned island, as part of a monitoring project that will study how well... Read more of this article

Lecture: Helping Entangled Whales, Sea Turtles

Lecture: Helping Entangled Whales, Sea Turtles

The latest installment in the Bermuda Zoological Society lecture series will see a talk presented by Wayne Ledwell, Co-Director of Tangly Whales Inc., Newfoundland and Labrador, on the topic of “Helping Entangled and Stranded Whales & Sea Turtles.” The lecture will take place on Wednesday, February 13 at 7.00pm, with doors opening at 6.30pm.... Read more of this article

Feb 11: BUEI Talks To Host ‘Cahow Season 2019′

Feb 11: BUEI Talks To Host ‘Cahow Season 2019′

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute and Nonsuch Expeditions will present a talk entitled “CahowSeason 2019” with Jeremy Madeiros and international researchers on Monday, February 11th. The event poster says, “Join the Nonsuch Expeditions and Jeremy Madeiros from Department of Conservation Services for a cahow season update. They will... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Dead Whale Washes Ashore

Photos & Video: Dead Whale Washes Ashore

[Updated] A dead whale washed up in the Devonshire Dock area this morning [Jan 23], with Aquarium staff responding to the area and removing the whale. According to people at the scene, the whale was seen floating close by the dock this morning before it was retrieved from the waters; Aquarium staff then removed the whale, lifting it onto a boat. Further... Read more of this article

Public Park Guidelines On Dogs, Horses, Bonfires

Public Park Guidelines On Dogs, Horses, Bonfires

The Department of Parks has issued their annual advisory and the guidelines for dogs and horses in Bermuda’s National Parks and regarding bonfire permits. A spokesperson said, “As a reminder, Bermuda’s National Parks comprise of all public parks and public beaches. “And in accordance with the Bermuda National Parks Act 1986, 2009 &... Read more of this article

Pet Stop Now Offering Pet Grooming Services

Pet Stop Now Offering Pet Grooming Services

Pet Stop — which opened last year in the Mills Creek area — has now expanded, and is now offering pet grooming services. Owner Natasha Lambert welcomes customers to come and take a look at the newly expanded pet supply store, explaining that they are offering discounts for the month of January for new clients who would like to have their... Read more of this article

Ministry: Farm Nuisance Report Form Available

Ministry: Farm Nuisance Report Form Available

Area residents within close proximity and in the general neighbourhood of Greenland Farm are reminded that the Department of Health has an electronic form to submit concerns. A Government spokesperson said, “Area residents within close proximity and in the general neighbourhood of Greenland Farm are reminded that the Department of Health has an electronic... Read more of this article

Seismic Tests Could Harm Whales In Atlantic

Seismic Tests Could Harm Whales In Atlantic

The announcement of the approval of five requests from companies to conduct seismic tests in the Atlantic Ocean could harm thousands of dolphins and whales, according to various international media reports. A story in the Los Angeles Times says, “The Trump administration is preparing to take an important step toward future oil and natural gas... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda Cat Tales’ Book Supporting Charity

‘Bermuda Cat Tales’ Book Supporting Charity

A book titled Bermuda Cat Tales, written by Val Sherwood and featuring illustrations by local artist Michelle G. Pasquin features a number of true stories, with part proceeds going to support the charity Cats Assistance & Trapping Services [CATS]. A spokesperson said, “These are all true stories, and one of Val’s cats, Tucker Man, has released... Read more of this article

Annual Tropical Fish Show Set For Tomorrow

Annual Tropical Fish Show Set For Tomorrow

The Bermuda Fry-Angle Aquarium Society will stage its annual Tropical Fish Show tomorrow [Nov 17] from 10.00am to 4.00pm at the Botanical Garden’s Horticultural Hall in Paget. A spokesperson said, “We know many Bermudians have fish tanks in their homes and we encourage them to come out and see Bermuda’s best fish. There is no charge to check out... Read more of this article

Fairmont Southampton Is Now ‘Dog Friendly’

Fairmont Southampton Is Now ‘Dog Friendly’

Fairmont Southampton said that effective November 1st, they are “dog friendly,” adding that “for an additional $50 per pet per night Fairmont Southampton offers canine welcome amenities that include: dog treat, food & water bowls, pet waste disposal bags and a dog bed for a good night sleep.” “This comes after successful... Read more of this article

Cahow Nesting Season Off To An Early Start

Cahow Nesting Season Off To An Early Start

The upcoming 2019 cahow nesting season is off to an early start with breeding pairs returning to their underground burrows on the Nonsuch Island Nature Reserve and its surrounding islets earlier than expected. Principal Terrestrial Conservation Officer at the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] Jeremy Madeiros said, “Many... Read more of this article

Staff Commended After Capturing Scorpion

Staff Commended After Capturing Scorpion

A scorpion was discovered in Bermuda earlier this month, thought to be accidentally brought into Bermuda on cargo, and Fast Forward Freight staff have been “commended on their swift actions in preventing the escape of this scorpion.” On October 12th, employees of Fast Forward Freight saw the scorpion in one of their warehouses, captured... Read more of this article