Hashtag: #SpittalPond

Photos & Video: Spittal Pond Turns Pink

Photos & Video: Spittal Pond Turns Pink

In addition to our pink sand and pink sports uniforms, we also currently have a pink pond, with the Spittal Pond Nature Reserve in Smiths having turned pink due to a “seasonal plankton bloom.” The Department of Environment and Natural Resources explained that the “intense pink colour of the water in Spittal Pond is due to a seasonal... Read more of this article

Children’s Spittal Pond Nature Walk Tomorrow

Children’s Spittal Pond Nature Walk Tomorrow

Hundreds of children are expected to head out into nature tomorrow [April 4] when the Bermuda National Trust’s annual children’s Nature Walk takes place at Spittal Pond. This firm favourite for many holiday camps and families takes place from 9.30am until noon, starts from the eastern end of Spittal Pond and is free thanks to the sponsorship of... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Students Visit Spittal Pond

CedarBridge Students Visit Spittal Pond

[Written by CedarBridge S3 Students Nhoaa Powell and Zy-Asia Forbes] On March 25th, CedarBridge Academy’s IGCSE Biology teacher, Ms. Jaget Gordon and her colleague, Ms. Wanda Maxwell, took us on an ecology field trip to Spittal Pond. Our tour was led by Ms. Robinson and Dr. Bacon from Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo [BAMZ], who were excellent instructors. The... Read more of this article

Children’s Spittal Pond Nature Walk On April 4

Children’s Spittal Pond Nature Walk On April 4

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] will host the Annual Children’s Nature Walk at Spittal Pond on Thursday, April 4, from 9.30am to 12.00pm. The BNT website said, “The BNT Children’s Nature Walk takes place at Spittal Pond – one of Bermuda’s most spectacular open spaces covering 64-acres of wetlands along South Shore. It is Bermuda’s largest... Read more of this article

Public Urged To Stop Piling Rocks At Spittal Pond

Public Urged To Stop Piling Rocks At Spittal Pond

The Bermuda Audubon Society and the Bermuda National Trust have “condemned the recent practice of prising rocks from the natural formations and piling them into rock-life formations.” “The practice, which has occurred on several occasions in Spittal Pond, is disturbing some of the few remaining habitats for the Bermuda Skink, which... Read more of this article

‘Strange Phenom’ Going On At Spittal Pond

‘Strange Phenom’ Going On At Spittal Pond

[Updated + Written by Shari-Lynn Pringle] There’s a strange phenom going on at Spittal Pond that I just have to share. I’ve seen a few posts in Facebook but after scanning the local media using the words “Spittal Pond”, I’ve found no reports of great significance so I thought I’d take to the keyboard and report on it myself. I’m hoping... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Annual Children’s Nature Walk

Photos & Video: Annual Children’s Nature Walk

The Bermuda National Trust hosted the Annual Children’s Nature Walk yesterday [Feb 17] at Spittal Pond, with over 160 children and 50 parents attending, and 40 volunteers donating their services. The BNT said, “Spittal Pond Nature Reserve is owned by the Bermuda National Trust and the Bermuda Government. One of Bermuda’s most spectacular open... Read more of this article

Forster’s Tern Delights Spittal Pond Visitors

Forster’s Tern Delights Spittal Pond Visitors

Birdwatchers at Spittal Pond have been treated to the view of a Forster’s Tern in the skies this week, the Bermuda Audubon Society said on their Facebook page. BirdWeb.org says, “The Forster’s Tern is similar looking to the Common Tern, but found in slightly different habitat. In breeding plumage, it has a light gray mantle with silvery-white... Read more of this article

Photos: Volunteers Working At Spittal Pond

Photos: Volunteers Working At Spittal Pond

[Updated with photos] Nearly 60 Bermuda-based colleagues of Marsh and Guy Carpenter are volunteering their time today [Oct 19] to re-landscape the Spittal Pond nature reserve. Since 2010, Marsh and Guy Carpenter colleagues in Bermuda have set aside a day each year for a company-wide volunteer initiative. For this year’s Community Giving Day, colleagues... Read more of this article

Spittal Pond Closed For The Day

Spittal Pond Closed For The Day

The Department of Conservation Services advised that the Spittal Pond Nature Reserve will be “closed for maintenance” today [Mar.14] from 9.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. “Spittal Pond will reopen upon completion of the works. The Department of Conservation Services apologised in advance for any inconvenience of tomorrow’s closure,”... Read more of this article

Annual Children’s Nature Walk

Annual Children’s Nature Walk

The Bermuda National Trust hosted the Annual Children’s Nature Walk at Spittal Pond yesterday [Feb.14] between 9:30am and 12:30pm. Children and parents had the opportunity to experience nature first hand on the walk, as well as witness some of Bermuda’s cultural landmarks while they heard fascinating stories from the past.Groups were taken... Read more of this article

Children’s Spittal Pond Nature Walk

Children’s Spittal Pond Nature Walk

The Bermuda National Trust will host the Annual Children’s Nature Walk at Spittal Pond, during the schools’ mid-term break, on Tuesday, February 14th, 9:30am until 12:30pm. Spittal Pond is owned by the Bermuda National Trust and the Bermuda Government. One of Bermuda’s most spectacular open spaces, this 64-acre reserve is part of a... Read more of this article

Fire Fighters Attend Spittal Pond Blaze

Fire Fighters Attend Spittal Pond Blaze

At approximately 2:30pm today [May 23] The Bermuda Fire Services responded to a brush fire at the Spittal Pond Nature Reserve. At least two fire trucks and at least half a dozen personnel attended the blaze at the 64-acre South Shore wildlife sanctuary. They quickly brought the fire under control. Related StoriesPhotos: Fire Service... Read more of this article