Tag: Plants and flowers

Clarien Staff Continue Reforestation Project

Clarien Staff Continue Reforestation Project

Clarien Bank continued its community reforestation project today [Nov 10] —  which aims to help restore the island following the impact of the recent storms —  by planting Bermuda Cedars, Palmetto and Olive Wood saplings at WindReach Bermuda. Clarien employees joined the WindReach staff in planting the saplings in an effort to help make... Read more of this article

Dept Of Parks Updates On Storm Cleanups

Dept Of Parks Updates On Storm Cleanups

The Department of Parks has issued an update on the status of cleanups to parklands that sustained significant tree and shrub damage as a result of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, saying that it has completed “most of the major clearance works to roadsides and schools and has now commenced work in parklands.” A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Reforestation: 200 Plants Donated In 40 Minutes

Reforestation: 200 Plants Donated In 40 Minutes

[Updated with video] The community responded tremendously to today’s [Oct 30] reforestation sapling donation, which allowed residents to select one free native and endemic plant to help restore the island’s unique landscape damaged by the recent storms.Clarien initially offered 100 Bermuda Cedar, Palmetto and Olive Wood saplings to be planted,... Read more of this article

Clarien Bank Launches Reforestation Project

Clarien Bank Launches Reforestation Project

Clarien Bank today [Oct 29] announced its community reforestation project following the recent impact of Hurricane Gonzalo and Tropical Storm Fay. A spokesperson said, “Clarien will be offering 100 Bermuda Cedar, Palmetto and Olive Wood saplings to be planted, all of which are hardy native & endemic species and representative of the island’s... Read more of this article

Gardens & Arboretum To Close For 3 Months

Gardens & Arboretum To Close For 3 Months

The Department of Parks said they are “reminding the public that the Botanical Gardens and the Arboretum are closed to the general public for health and safety reasons,” as they “sustained extensive tree and shrub damage as a result of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo.” The Department said it is anticipated they will... Read more of this article

BSoA Set To Host Kokadomus Workshop

BSoA Set To Host Kokadomus Workshop

The Bermuda Society of Arts [BSoA] is getting set to host a Kokadomus making workshop with Omari Dill on September 27, 2014 from 12.30pm to 2.00pm. The entry fee for the workshop is $45 for members and $50 for non-members. All materials will be provided and participants will be able to bring home the two plants that they create. Ms. Dill is a graduate... Read more of this article

Local Photographer Showcases Flowers

Local Photographer Showcases Flowers

Local photographer Gillian Outerbridge has turned her lens to the job of capturing the island’s flowers, creating a number of pieces under the title of Abstraction, with the pieces offering “freedom from representational qualities in art.” The photos in the collection are currently available for purchase by the public. With the entire... Read more of this article

BELCO: Trim Vegetation To Avoid Outages

BELCO: Trim Vegetation To Avoid Outages

Vegetation coming into contact with power lines is the primary cause of storm-related outages, and BELCO is encouraging homeowners to address overgrown vegetation on their property, trimming trees and other vegetation at least 10 feet away from power lines. “All such work should be carried out in a safe manner,” said a spokesperson. “If... Read more of this article

Government House Gardens Close To Public

Government House Gardens Close To Public

The opening of Government House Gardens to the public each Sunday afternoon from 12.00pm to 5.00pm comes to an end this Sunday [Aug 31], making for the last opportunity for the public to visit them this season. The grounds have been open since April 27 and have been enjoyed by many residents and visitors alike since. The Governor, Mr George Fergusson,... Read more of this article

Tree Removal: BEST Object, Ministry Apologise

Tree Removal: BEST Object, Ministry Apologise

[Updated: Ministry of Public Works issue an apology and explanation concerning the removal of the tree] BEST released the photos below which they said offer confirmation that the “mature poinciana behind the old Magistrates Court building on Reid and Parliament Streets was cut down over the weekend.” Last week, the environmental group issued... Read more of this article


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