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Record Number Of Cahow Chicks Fledge

Record Number Of Cahow Chicks Fledge

The 2017 Cahow nesting season saw the nesting population increase to a record number of 117 established breeding pairs [those that produced an egg, whether it hatched or not]. In addition, a record number of 61 chicks successfully fledged out to sea [the first time the number of fledged chicks has exceeded 60]. In parallel the Nonsuch Expeditions CahowCam,... Read more of this article

“Increased Presence” Of Portuguese Man-of-War

“Increased Presence” Of Portuguese Man-of-War

The Ministry of the Environment closed Horseshoe Bay Beach to bathers at 2.00pm today [July 3] due to current onshore wind conditions have caused an increased presence of Portuguese Man-of-War [PMOW] jellyfish. A government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of the Environment, Department of Parks, wishes to advise the public that Horseshoe Bay Beach... Read more of this article

SPCA To Host Tag Day This Friday & Saturday

SPCA To Host Tag Day This Friday & Saturday

The Bermuda SPCA will hold its annual tag days this Friday and Saturday, and this week Premier Michael Dunkley started the ball rolling by purchasing the first tag of 2017. With his two and a half-year-old golden retriever, Breeze, at his side, Mr. Dunkley said he was “very pleased to support the SPCA.” SPCA Humane Education Officer Jodi Corbett... Read more of this article

SPCA Launching Fireworks Notification Emails

SPCA Launching Fireworks Notification Emails

The Bermuda SPCA is launching a new initiative aimed at providing a warning system for pet owners whose animals are frightened and prone to escaping in panic during fireworks displays. Michele Lawrence, SPCA Shelter Chairman: “The noise of fireworks can be incredibly traumatic for some pets, especially dogs. After almost every fireworks display we... Read more of this article

Sea Turtles Being ‘Temporarily Relocated’

Sea Turtles Being ‘Temporarily Relocated’

[Updated] In “anticipation of intense boating activity in the Great Sound,” the America’s Cup Bermuda is “coordinating a temporary sea turtle relocation project,” in which “sea turtles will be netted based on methods used successfully for turtle tagging operations and temporarily relocated inside a purpose-built ocean... Read more of this article

New ‘Self-Service Dog Wash’ Business Opens

New ‘Self-Service Dog Wash’ Business Opens

With a “mission to make bathing your dog easy and affordable on your time schedule,” Indra’s Place Self Service Dog Wash recently opened on Elliott Street West in Hamilton, with the new business offering dog wash machines in order to help people provide their dogs with easy, thorough bathing. The soft opening of Indra’s Place... Read more of this article

Markel CATCo Investment Sponsoring Ag Show

Markel CATCo Investment Sponsoring Ag Show

Markel CATCo Investment Management will be sponsoring the Jack King Building where all of the poultry will be on exhibit over the upcoming Ag Show. A spokesperson said, “With the Ag Show fast approaching on April 20th, 21st and 22nd the Ag Show Executive are very happy to announce that Markel CATCo Investment Management Ltd have come onboard as one... Read more of this article

Can You Help? Information On Missing Dog

Can You Help? Information On Missing Dog

[Updated] A family whose dog appears to have been taken away after being struck by a car are appealing for information and are hoping the public can assist. The dog was apparently seen being put into a car at around 6.30pm on April 6th in the Cavendish Road area, after having been possibly run over. After checking with the vets, the police, the dog... Read more of this article

Halt Euthanasia/Deportation Of ‘Illegal’ Animals

Halt Euthanasia/Deportation Of ‘Illegal’ Animals

[Updated] “I have asked the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to immediately halt the euthanasia or deportation of illegal animals that have no history of aggression pending legislative amendments and a full review of policies going forward,” Minister of the Environment Sylvan Richards said.Speaking in the House of Assembly... Read more of this article

Dogipot Pet Waste Stations Back In Service

Dogipot Pet Waste Stations Back In Service

The Ministry of the Environment advises that as of 14 March, a private contractor will maintain the dogipot pet waste containers along the Railway Trail and in our National Parks.This a three-month contract and the Ministry will be reviewing the sites and inviting input from the public in a month’s time before issuing an annual contract for managing... Read more of this article

Photos: SPCA Hosts ‘Paws To The Park’

Photos: SPCA Hosts ‘Paws To The Park’

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [SPCA] hosted their 21st annual ‘Paws to the Park’ yesterday [March 5th], with the event starting and finishing at St. Paul’s Church in Paget. The event was a success, despite the chilly weather, with both the four legged and two legged braving the elements and walking to help the... Read more of this article

Cahow Comes Out Of Shell Live On Camera

Cahow Comes Out Of Shell Live On Camera

The Ministry of the Environment announced the safe arrival of a ‘CahowCam chick’ who broke out of his or her shell at 9:45 pm Thursday night. “Thanks to an extraordinary programme to safeguard the critically endangered Cahow by Senior Terrestrial Conservation Officer Jeremy Madeiros and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources... Read more of this article

SPCA To Host Paws To The Park On Sunday

SPCA To Host Paws To The Park On Sunday

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [SPCA] will be hosting the 21st annual charity walk Paws to the Park on Sunday, March 5th at St. Paul’s Church in Paget. The event poster said, “Walk start and finishes at St. Paul’s and is primarily on the Railway Trail 1 or 2.5 mile walk. Dogs optional! All dogs attending must be current... Read more of this article

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