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Successful First Year Of Micro Forest Project

Successful First Year Of Micro Forest Project

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] has highlighted the BZS Micro Forest Project, which has an aim to plant 1,500 native-compatible and endemic plants each year for three years. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] is an education, conservation and research charity with the environment at its core. And big things are happening... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Roses With Bermuda Flag

Wallpaper Wednesday: Roses With Bermuda Flag

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a digital drawing of roses with soft Bermuda flag accents. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story. You can download both sizes... Read more of this article

SPCA Holds ‘Fizz & Flowers’ Fundraising Event

SPCA Holds ‘Fizz & Flowers’ Fundraising Event

The SPCA held its third Fizz and Flowers fundraising event yesterday [Nov 22]. A spokesperson said, “On Tuesday, November 22, the SPCA held its third ‘Fizz and Flowers’ fundraising event, kindly sponsored by Helen Sawden Flowers and The Tasting Rooms. “The event once again was a huge success, with proceeds this time going towards... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermudiana Silhouette

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermudiana Silhouette

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a woman’s silhouette with Bermudiana — Bermuda’s national flower — accents. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram... Read more of this article

BZS Volunteers To Remove Invasive Plants

BZS Volunteers To Remove Invasive Plants

A group of volunteers from the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] will work to cull invasive plants at Admiralty House Park. A spokesperson said, “To prepare the way for a new Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] Micro Forest plot, this Saturday 15th October, the BZS Weekend Warriors will begin removing invasive Japanese Pittosporum and Chinese Fan... Read more of this article

Bermuda Parish Garden Competition

Bermuda Parish Garden Competition

The Department of Health is reminding the public to register for the Bermuda Parish Garden Competition 2022 with the theme ‘Let’s grow together.’ A spokesperson said, “The categories are School Garden, Community Garden, Non-Traditional Garden, Small Garden and Large Garden. “The registration deadline is September 22 at forms.gov.bm/gardencompetition.... Read more of this article

Demco Creates Floral Tribute For The Queen

Demco Creates Floral Tribute For The Queen

Demco used their artistic talents to create a floral tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II. Demco posted the photos online below, saying, “In honour of Her Majesty, Demco Devonshire and Demco To Go on Church Street will be closed on Monday, 19th September. This stunning tribute was created with passion by our talented senior florist Dustin using... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Roses In Vase

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Roses In Vase

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features reflective Bermuda roses in a vase. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story. You can download both sizes below, and check... Read more of this article

Trees Trimmed As Part Of Hurricane Preparation

Trees Trimmed As Part Of Hurricane Preparation

The Department of Parks carried out tree trimming and maintenance on Berry Hill Road in Paget as part of the Government’s hurricane preparedness efforts, which include cutting back overhanging vegetation and shrubbery around the Island. A Government spokesperson said, “High winds from storms have the potential to knock over trees and create additional... Read more of this article

Bermuda Parish Garden Competition

Bermuda Parish Garden Competition

The Department of Health and the ‘Grow.Eat.Save Programme’ has partnered with the Ministry of Public Works and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to “launch an initiative to encourage residents and organisations to start their own gardens to help address food insecurity and promote healthier living.” A Government... Read more of this article

Governor Welcomes ‘Eco Club’ Students

Governor Welcomes ‘Eco Club’ Students

The Governor welcomed “School Garden & Eco Club” students from Victor Scott Primary and Dellwood Middle Schools to celebrate their gardening success for the 2021-2022 school year. In an online post, the Government House said, “Yesterday evening, the Governor and Mr Jacob Hawkins welcomed “School Garden & Eco Club” students from... Read more of this article

Video: Virtual Gallery’ Of Bermuda Flowers

Video: Virtual Gallery’ Of Bermuda Flowers

The latest installment of Bernews’ series of ‘Virtual Shows’ features flowers from across the island, providing a ‘virtual flower bouquet’ in honour of Mother’s Day. This marks the third in a series of ‘Virtual Art Shows’ by Bernews highlighting some of the island’s many skilled photographers and artists, as well as... Read more of this article

Photos: BZS Micro Forest At Warwick Playground

Photos: BZS Micro Forest At Warwick Playground

If you drove along South Shore in Warwick last Saturday morning you may have seen a large group of people planting at Warwick Playground. The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] was joined by their Junior Volunteers, members of the BZS Science Club, individuals from the Government of Bermuda’s Department of Parks, employees from the Bermuda Aquarium,... Read more of this article