Tag: Animals

Photos & Video: SPCA Hosts ‘Paws To The Park’

Photos & Video: SPCA Hosts ‘Paws To The Park’

[Updated with video] The Bermuda SPCA hosted their ‘Paws to the Park’ event today [March 1] at St. Paul’s Church in Paget, with the event kicking off with a dog walk, which saw participants walking to raise funds. In describing the event previously, a spokesperson said, “Your fundraising efforts will be rewarded! The first 100 people... Read more of this article

2000lb Great White Passing South Of Bermuda

2000lb Great White Passing South Of Bermuda

A 2000lb 14ft 6in great white shark named “Lydia” is making her way past the south of Bermuda today [March 1], according to ocean research group OCEARCH. Lydia is no stranger to Bermuda’s waters, having passed by our general vicinity a few times before, however this time happens to coincide with her 2 year tagging anniversary. On March... Read more of this article

22,500 Feral Chickens Culled Over Past 3 Years

22,500 Feral Chickens Culled Over Past 3 Years

Over 22,500 feral chickens have been culled over the past three years, the Department of Conservation Services said. In their recent statement highlighting National Invasive Species Awareness Week, the Dept. said, “In 2014 the Department of Conservation Services culled 7,820 feral chickens island-wide; this compares to 7,332 in 2013. “In... Read more of this article

Island’s Invasive Species In Spotlight This Week

Island’s Invasive Species In Spotlight This Week

This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week [February 22nd to 28th] and, as such, the Department of Conservation Services has highlighted some of Bermuda’s most aggressive invasive species and suggested ways in which members of the public can assist the Department in their removal as they seek to ensure the prosperity of Bermuda’s endemic... Read more of this article

“Pest Bird” Amendment Act Tabled In House

“Pest Bird” Amendment Act Tabled In House

The Protection of Birds Amendment Act was tabled in the House of Assembly on Friday [Feb 13], which seeks to amend the Act to define “pest bird” and expand the powers of the Minister to authorize any person to control or destroy any bird in certain cases. The Act, as tabled in the House, lists the common crow, starling, kiskadee, house sparrow,... Read more of this article

March 1st: SPCA ‘Paws To The Park’ To Be Held

March 1st: SPCA ‘Paws To The Park’ To Be Held

Join the Bermuda SPCA for Paws to the Park, a fun-filled community event for people and their dogs on Sunday, March 1st. A spokesperson said, “The event kicks off with the one or three mile Dog Walk starting at St. Paul’s Church in Paget, where hundreds walk to raise funds to save the lives of homeless dogs, cats and other animals. “This... Read more of this article

Over $5,500 Raised For Cat Attacked By Dog

Over $5,500 Raised For Cat Attacked By Dog

[Updated] A Bermuda family has turned to crowd funding in order to procure surgery and the necessary follow up care for their injured cat, who was recently attacked by a dog, leaving it with a fractured pelvis. As of the morning of January 30, the GoFundMe campaign has raised $1,665 of the needed $3,500 through 23 donations. The crowd funding page says,... Read more of this article

Department Looking Into Death Of Mallard Duck

Department Looking Into Death Of Mallard Duck

[Updated] The Department of Conservation Services is looking into the death of a mallard duck at Spittal Pond, with an appeal being posted on social media to identify a man following the duck’s death. Over the weekend the Bermuda Audubon Society posted on Facebook saying, “Following the death of this Mallard at Spittal Pond, the Dept. of Conservation... Read more of this article

Students Enjoy “Hands On” Learning With BZS

Students Enjoy “Hands On” Learning With BZS

Whether for high school seniors about to head off to university, or preschoolers just beginning their educational career, the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] has been offering a wide variety of hands-on learning opportunities for Bermuda’s students for many years – and all free of charge for the students and teachers who attend. BZS Educator Sarrah... Read more of this article

Explore The 2014 Birding Year In Bermuda

Explore The 2014 Birding Year In Bermuda

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] and The Bermuda Audubon Society are getting set to host a lecture titled “The 2014 Birding Year in Bermuda: Spies, Superstars and Surprises” on Thursday, January 22 at 7.30pm. The event flyer says, “Ornithologist Andrew Dobson will present a fascinating look back at the 2014 birding... Read more of this article


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