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‘Abandoned Vehicles Found On Parklands’

‘Abandoned Vehicles Found On Parklands’

The Department of Parks urges the owners of “abandoned vehicles found on Parklands to come forward and claim their impounded property.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Parks, in accordance with the Bermuda National Parks Regulations 1988, announces a public notice urging the owners of abandoned vehicles found on... Read more of this article

Paget Marsh Boardwalk Reopens To Public

Paget Marsh Boardwalk Reopens To Public

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] announced that the boardwalk at Paget Marsh Nature Reserve “has now been restored and is once again open to the public.” A spokesperson said, “The 25-year-old boardwalk that extends 335 feet into the heart of the marsh had been closed for four years as it had fallen in disrepair. Wooden stringers, which... Read more of this article

Ag Show Catalogue & Online Application Forms

Ag Show Catalogue & Online Application Forms

The Department of Parks provided an update on the Ag Show — which will take place from April 18 to 20 – noting that the event catalogue is now online, and they have introduced electronic application forms “to streamline the application process and make participation as convenient as possible.” A Government spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Preschoolers Enjoy Temporary Location

Preschoolers Enjoy Temporary Location

Students at Lyceum Preschool have been enjoying a nontraditional learning environment since relocating to the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum, and Zoo [BAMZ] in September 2023 due to renovations on their original location, with the students surrounded by nature and taking advantage of the opportunities that it presents. A spokesperson said, “Lyceum... Read more of this article

Airport Earns Level 1 Carbon Accreditation

Airport Earns Level 1 Carbon Accreditation

The airport earned a ‘Level 1 Mapping achievement under the Airport Carbon Accreditation [ACA] program,’ with Skyport saying this “signifies a crucial milestone in Skyport’s ongoing sustainability journey.” A spokesperson said, “L.F. Wade International Airport, managed by Skyport, is proud to announce its Level 1... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda Is Love Garden

Photos & Video: Bermuda Is Love Garden

Bermuda Is Love held an event at the TN Tatem Community Garden in Warwick yesterday [February 11]. The event taught people how to plant and harvest vegetables from their gardens. Aaron Crichlow, one of the founders of Bermuda Is Love, said the event was a “community building exercise” and was for people “who cared about the environment and their... Read more of this article

‘Kids Hour Saturdays’ On Hermit Crab World

‘Kids Hour Saturdays’ On Hermit Crab World

The small but mighty Hermit Crab is the focus for The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s [BUEI] ‘Kids Hour Saturdays’ on February 17th, 2024. A spokesperson said, “Kids Hours Saturdays’ [KHS] takes place every third Saturday of the month at 11am and 2pm respectively. Each hour features the screening of short films followed by a... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BNT’s Plant & Bake Sale

Photos & Video: BNT’s Plant & Bake Sale

The Bermuda National Trust held its Plant & Bake Sale today [Feb 10], offering a diverse selection of plants, baked goods, and local produce at its headquarters in Paget. BNT Executive Director Karen Border previously noted they will have a “fabulous selection of plants, from bedding annuals to unusual trees and shrubs, native and endemic... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks: ‘A Big Year For Birds In Bermuda’

BUEI Talks: ‘A Big Year For Birds In Bermuda’

In collaboration with the Bermuda Audubon Society, the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] will host the BUEI Talk: ‘2023: A Big Year for Birds in Bermuda’ presented by Dr. Miguel Mejias on Thursday, February 8th at 7:30pm at the Tradewinds Auditorium A spokesperson said, “During his informative talk, Dr. Mejias will present his... Read more of this article

BNT’s Plant & Bake Sale This Saturday

BNT’s Plant & Bake Sale This Saturday

Bermuda National Trust’s Plant & Bake Sale is scheduled for this Saturday at BNT headquarters, offering a diverse array of plants, baked goods, and local produce. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda National Trust’s popular Plant & Bake Sale is set to go ahead rain or shine this Saturday 10 February from 8:30am to noon at BNT headquarters,... Read more of this article

Swan’s Running Club Aiming To Be Eco-Friendly

Swan’s Running Club Aiming To Be Eco-Friendly

In an eco-conscious initiative, Swan’s Running Club partnered with Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] to develop “sustainability goals to help minimize the environmental impact of the club’s race events.” Amin Smith, spokesperson for Swan’s, said, “Our race directors have been taking steps to reduce ‘race waste’ and make our events... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Wetlands Virtual Photo Gallery

Video: Bermuda Wetlands Virtual Photo Gallery

Bernews latest virtual art gallery, features a collection of images showcasing the beauty of Bermuda’s wetlands to celebrate World Wetlands Day, which is today [Feb 2]. From picturesque ponds to photos capturing glimpses of wildlife enjoying their natural habitat, this virtual gallery contains a look at the island’s wetland ecosystem, with seven... Read more of this article

Duffy Commits To Reducing Carbon-Footprint

Duffy Commits To Reducing Carbon-Footprint

Dame Flora Duffy said she is committed to going carbon-neutral after undergoing a carbon-footprint assessment to measure her environmental impact based on her 2022 calendar. Duffy, who won the gold medal in the women’s triathlon at the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2021, said on Instagram that with the support of the Apex Group, she has been on an “enlightening... Read more of this article

BNT Call For Entries In Calendar Photo Contest

BNT Call For Entries In Calendar Photo Contest

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] is inviting anyone with an interest in photography to submit entries for its Bermuda Natural Wonderland 2025 Calendar Photo Contest, featuring Bermuda’s flora and fauna.” “Last year was the first time we invited all members of the community to contribute to our annual calendar, and the result was a beautiful,... Read more of this article

Darrell To Present During Roche Science Week

Darrell To Present During Roche Science Week

Myles Darrell will deliver a presentation as part of Roche Science Week activities on February 7th, with the presentation to focus on the preservation and protection of Bermuda’s native and endemic flora. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s conservation efforts began more than 400 years ago when legislation was passed to protect her sea turtles.... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & 360: Living Green Expo

Photos, Video & 360: Living Green Expo

Greenrock hosted the Living Green Expo today [Jan 28] in Dockyard, with the event featuring a walk & run, bike ride, yoga practice, fun castle, face painting, vehicles, refreshments, a wide variety of vendors and more. The organisers previously said, “The Living Green Expo has been developed to provide a public platform for businesses in... Read more of this article