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18,783 Invasive Plants Removed From Nonsuch

18,783 Invasive Plants Removed From Nonsuch

18,783 invasive plants were removed from Nonsuch Island during 2014, Minister of Health, Seniors & Environment Jeanne Atherden said recently. While delivering the brief for her Ministry, Minister Atherden said “With the assistance of volunteers from the Ascendant Group of Companies, work to eradicate Casuarina and Brazil Pepper trees and... Read more of this article

Island’s Invasive Species In Spotlight This Week

Island’s Invasive Species In Spotlight This Week

This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week [February 22nd to 28th] and, as such, the Department of Conservation Services has highlighted some of Bermuda’s most aggressive invasive species and suggested ways in which members of the public can assist the Department in their removal as they seek to ensure the prosperity of Bermuda’s endemic... Read more of this article

Driver Crashes Into Tree Stump On North Shore

Driver Crashes Into Tree Stump On North Shore

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a collision on North Shore Road near Swansbay Hill in Pembroke at approximately 3.30pm this afternoon [Jan 30]; with police, fire and ambulance personnel all attending the scene. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel tended to the driver until she was transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment.... Read more of this article

Petals’ Romantic ‘Letters to Juliet’ Campaign

Petals’ Romantic ‘Letters to Juliet’ Campaign

Nikki Begg, Creative Director and owner of Petals flower shop, has recently launched a unique Valentine’s Day campaign that aims to encourage “the gentle act of courtship” by encouraging the writing of love letters. Dubbed ‘Letters to Juliet,’ the campaign will see all Petals shoppers who spend at least $25 eligible for... Read more of this article

Ikebana Workshop To Be Held On Island

Ikebana Workshop To Be Held On Island

A workshop is being arranged at Masterworks in order to teach people in Bermuda about ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement, with 16 spaces available to attend. The event flyer said, “Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. It is more than simply putting flowers in a container. It is a disciplined art form in which the arrangement... Read more of this article

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

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