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Photos: Nonsuch Island’s New Solar Panels

Photos: Nonsuch Island’s New Solar Panels

[Updated with videos] A press conference was held today [July 24] at Nonsuch Island to provide an overview of the installation of solar panels on the island nature reserve, which serve to to run its buildings, small lab, cottage, security cameras and the recently announced ‘Cahow Cam’. Minister of Environment and Planning Sylvan Richards said, “One... Read more of this article

Video: Cahow Cam Project Soars In First Week

Video: Cahow Cam Project Soars In First Week

The “Cahow Cam Project” has soared since being officially launched on Earth Day [Apr. 22], attracting hundreds of viewers to its video posts on Bermuda’s critically endangered national bird. A joint initiative between Ascendant Group Limited, the Ministry of Environment & Planning, LookBermuda/LookFilms and North Rock Communications... Read more of this article

Nonsuch Island ‘Cahow Cam’ Live Streaming

Nonsuch Island ‘Cahow Cam’ Live Streaming

[Updated with video] After several years of research and planning, the “Cahow Cam Project” is ready to take flight. Today at an Earth Day news conference, Ascendant Group Limited, the Ministry of Environment & Planning, LookBermuda/LookFilms and North Rock Communications Ltd., announced that the long-planned project is online and available for... Read more of this article

Ascendant Donates Refrigerator To Nonsuch

Ascendant Donates Refrigerator To Nonsuch

Ascendant Group Limited’s 10-year commitment to assist the Department of Conservation Services with the ongoing restoration of Nonsuch Island took another step this past week with the donation of a propane-powered refrigerator for the Conservation Officer’s cottage. Working with Government Facilities Manager, Bill Mitchell, Ascendant-subsidiary... Read more of this article

Nonsuch Island 2011 Christmas Makeover

Nonsuch Island 2011 Christmas Makeover

Christmas came early for Nonsuch Island this year thanks to the Ascendant Group of Companies. Under the supervision of Jeremy Maderios (Conservation Officer) and Billy Mitchell (Facilities Manager) groups of volunteers from Ascendant braved stormy conditions and pounding rain to assist the Department of Conservation Services with the removal of invasive... Read more of this article

Ascendant Group Volunteers at Nonsuch Island

Ascendant Group Volunteers at Nonsuch Island

Ascendant Group Limited has made a 10-year commitment [2010 to 2020] to assist Bermuda Government Conservation Services with the ongoing restoration of Nonsuch Island, Bermuda’s “Living Museum”. The first teams of Ascendant Group volunteers worked on Nonsuch Island last week, helping to cull invasive species of trees, such as casuarinas.Under... Read more of this article

Future Is Bright For ‘Extinct’ Cahow

Future Is Bright For ‘Extinct’ Cahow

Bermuda’s Nonsuch Island is now the chief battleground in the Cahow’s war against extinction — and for the first time in centuries, the critically endangered national bird appears to have gained the upper hand. The re-discovery of Bermuda’s Cahow – a species thought to have been extinct for more than 300 years —... Read more of this article

Video: New Boat Donated for Nonsuch Island

Video: New Boat Donated for Nonsuch Island

Today [Feb 21] a new boat for Nonsuch Island, ‘Ascendant’, was christened in Flatts by Minister of Public Works Derrick Burgess and Ascendant Group President & CEO A.L. Vincent Ingham, with the assistance of Town Crier of St. George’s A. David Frith.The Ministry of Public Works, Department of Conservation Services and Ascendant Group Limited,... Read more of this article

E-Book From 1932: “Nonsuch Land Of Water”

E-Book From 1932: “Nonsuch Land Of Water”

Step back in time with a book almost 80 years old; ‘Nonsuch Land of Water’. Written in 1932 by Dr William Beebe, Director of the Department of Tropical Research of the New York Zoological Society, the book covers both marine and land aspects of Nonsuch Island. Dr Beebe is pictured to the left diving off Nonsuch in the 1930s. Born in 1877,... Read more of this article

Ascendant Donates $500,000 For Nonsuch Island

Ascendant Donates $500,000 For Nonsuch Island

One June 23rd the Ministry of the Environment, Department of Conservation Services and the Ascendant Group of companies announced that they have agreed a public-private partnership to assist with the long-term preservation and restoration of Bermuda’s Nonsuch Island nature reserve. Ascendant, which includes BELCO, Bermuda Gas & Utility Company... Read more of this article