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Photos: Clarien Gives Away 300 Saplings

Photos: Clarien Gives Away 300 Saplings

In celebration of Earth Day, Clarien Bank donated 300 native and endemic Bermuda Cedar, Palmetto, Olive Wood, and Bay Grape saplings to clients and residents today [Apr 22]. The Earth Day sapling donations continue the Bank’s Reforestation efforts which began with a sapling giveaway to clients and residents in October 2014 following the impact of... Read more of this article

Video: Students Cedar Plant Tree For Earth Day

Video: Students Cedar Plant Tree For Earth Day

Earlier today [April 22] students from Victor Scott Primary School joined Premier Michael Dunkley, Health, Seniors and Environment Minister Jeanne Atherden and Education Minister Wayne Scott in planting a Bermuda Cedar Tree in commemoration of Earth Day. Today’s tree planting took place at the Arboretum, which was one of the parks hardest hit last... Read more of this article

BNL To Screen Short Films About Cedar, Lilies

BNL To Screen Short Films About Cedar, Lilies

The Bermuda National Library is getting set to play host to a Historical Heartbeats Winter Lecture Series event that will see Dr. Walwyn Hughes serve as moderator as two films are screened for public viewing. The event will take place on Thursday, March 13 at the Bermuda National Library on Queen Street, beginning at 6.00pm. The two 30 minute films,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: 2013 Earth Day Tree Planting

Photos & Video: 2013 Earth Day Tree Planting

Minister of Environment Sylvan Richards, Hamilton Mayor Graeme Outerbridge and Sousa’s Landscaping owner/MP Jeff Sousa planted a Bermuda Cedar tree in the Queen Elizabeth Park yesterday [Apr 22] to mark Earth Day.They also laid down hundreds of flower seeds that contained messages of love, which were gathered during February 2013, when Sousa’s... Read more of this article

“Huffington Post” On Bermuda Cedar Craftsmen

“Huffington Post” On Bermuda Cedar Craftsmen

A travel writer at the “Huffington Post” website has said vacationers in Bermuda don’t just unwind by experiencing “the clear white sunlight and azure ocean breezes” but also by “stopping to smell the Bermuda cedar.” Mike Dunphy said the island’s cedar trees — decimated by a post-World War Two blight... Read more of this article

Governor, Premier Plant Tree For Diamond Jubilee

Governor, Premier Plant Tree For Diamond Jubilee

Yesterday [June 4] Premier Paula Cox, Governor George Ferguson, Minister of Education Dame Jennifer Smith and toddlers from St. George’s Pre-School took part in a cedar tree planting and plaque unveiling ceremony at Coney Island to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee.Chairman of the Diamond Jubilee Committee Major Marc Telemaque said, “As celebrations... Read more of this article

Threatened Species: UK Urged To Assist

Threatened Species: UK Urged To Assist

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds yesterday [Apr.3] called on the British government to do more to save the exotic species of bird found on UK overseas territories including Bermuda, many of which are now close to extinction. In a report to the government, the RSPB warns that 33 species of birds, including penguins, parrots and albatrosses,... Read more of this article

Submerged Cedar Tree Root Discovered

Submerged Cedar Tree Root Discovered

Local divers have discovered what appears to be a Bermuda Cedar tree root still planted in its original location – 53 feet deep on North Shore. The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute and the Department of Conservation Services within the Ministry of Public Works has teamed up with the local divers to further study the root and have taken... Read more of this article

Marsh Plants Bermuda Cedars for Earth Day

Marsh Plants Bermuda Cedars for Earth Day

Bowring Marsh has planted five Bermuda Cedar trees at Jack’s Pond in the Tivoli Nature Reserve South in Warwick in honour of Earth Day 2011. Maintained by the Bermuda National Trust [BNT], the nature reserve and pond serves as a green oasis for wildlife that the surrounding community can appreciate and access. Jennifer Gray, Executive Director... Read more of this article

Tucker’s Point to Create Cedar Grove

Tucker’s Point to Create Cedar Grove

Tucker’s Point Hotel has announced that “A full 12-acre reforestation programme will be implemented should the SDO be passed.” Last week Tucker’s Point spokesperson said if the SDO passes in the Senate, it will donate over 28 acres of land to Bermuda. Tucker’s Point recently applied for a Special Development Order [SDO]... Read more of this article

Argus Staff Clean Up Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Park

Argus Staff Clean Up Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Park

On May 21st, Argus Insurance in partnership with Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] and the Bermuda Department of Parks, planted trees and cleaned up Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse Park as part of the company’s adoption of the park to maintain the grounds. The Argus Group had announced in May 2007 its official adoption of the Gibb’s Hill and St. David’s Lighthouse... Read more of this article

Girl Guides Plant Rose Bush at Government House

Girl Guides Plant Rose Bush at Government House

Chief Guide Liz Burnley visited Bermuda this week as part of the centenary celebrations of Girlguiding. As part of the visit, Mrs. Burnley planted two rose bushes at Government House, attended a dinner with the Girlguiding Bermuda Council and senior members and led a training session for 30 Leaders and visited various Rainbow, Brownie and Guide units. The... Read more of this article

Bermuda Cedar Tree Opposite of the Globe

Bermuda Cedar Tree Opposite of the Globe

Bermuda Cedar trees seem to “get around”.  This one pictured below is located in the Sydney Botanic Gardens in Australia – which is literally half way across the world from Bermuda. < Photo credit: Tony Rodd on FlickrPhoto credit: Andy Kyte on Flickr Related StoriesPhotos: Marine Life In The Sargasso Sea Photos:... Read more of this article