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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

Bermuda Butterflies Book Available Worldwide

Bermuda Butterflies Book Available Worldwide

Ras Mykkal, Bermudian photographer, dub poet and author, teamed up with award-winning graphic designer Stephan Johnstone to produce a book dedicated to the history, life cycle and illustration of Bermuda’s butterflies. Mr. Mykkal begin photographing the insects in 2006 and started working with Mr. Johnstone on the book in 2012.A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

BZS Lecture: “Longtails: Where Do They Go?”

BZS Lecture: “Longtails: Where Do They Go?”

The latest installment in the Bermuda Zoological Society lecture series will see a talk presented by Miguel Mejias on the topic of “Longtails, where do they go and what are they doing at the end of their Breeding Season.” The lecture will take place on Thursday, February 16 at 7pm, with doors opening at 6.30pm. The event is free and open to the... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks To Host “Birds & People In Bermuda”

BUEI Talks To Host “Birds & People In Bermuda”

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] and Bermuda Audubon Society will present a talk entitled “Birds & People in Bermuda” by Andrew Dobson. The event will take place on Thursday, February 9, beginning at 7.30pm. The event poster says, “Andrew Dobson has been a teacher at Warwick Academy, Bermuda for over 27 years, but a keen... Read more of this article

Survey On Bermudians’ Experiences Of Crows

Survey On Bermudians’ Experiences Of Crows

Psychologist Paul Hackett, a researcher who has spent time in Bermuda and has become interested in the island’s bird life, is working alongside Jessica Schwarzenbach to conduct a study on crows in Bermuda. Mr. Hackett has developed a survey on his website where any Bermudian who has a tale to share about crows on the island can post their story. Mr.... Read more of this article

Nonsuch Expeditions Partners With Cornell Lab

Nonsuch Expeditions Partners With Cornell Lab

Over the past four Cahow nesting seasons, LookBermuda’s award-winning Nonsuch Expeditions CahowCam has broadcast from the underground nesting chambers of the second rarest seabird on the planet: the critically endangered, endemic, Bermuda Petrel or “Cahow”. Numerous “first time documented” events were filmed during this period including... Read more of this article

Bermuda Poultry Show Starts On February 3

Bermuda Poultry Show Starts On February 3

The Bermuda Poultry Fanciers Society’s annual Poultry Show will take place from February 3 to February 5 at the Jack King Building in the Botanical Gardens. The show will take place from 9.00am to 5.00pm on February 3 and February 4, and from 9.00am to 3.00pm on February 5. The event poster says, “Join us for our annual Poultry Show, which includes... Read more of this article

Dog Training Lectures & Workshops Next Week

Dog Training Lectures & Workshops Next Week

The Dog Training Club and Avonlea Agility are bringing in two trainers from the United Kingdom to hold evening talks and daytime workshops from January 31 to February 5. The trainers are described as “lots of fun, very experienced with lots of different types of dogs and are dynamic speakers and teachers, for a week of fun dog activities and talks.” Evening... Read more of this article

Dolphin Quest Earns Humane Certification

Dolphin Quest Earns Humane Certification

American Humane, the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare, has granted Dolphin Quest its Humane Certified seal after it passed a rigorous third-party audit. Dolphin Quest, with locations in Oahu, Hawaii, and Bermuda, joins a group of fewer than a dozen institutions worldwide to earn the program’s seal. A spokesperson said, “The American... Read more of this article