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June 23rd, 2017
Mission complete! Third EU co-funded Visitor Centre opens on Anegada

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- The Anegada Rock Iguana Headstart Facility in The Settlement, Anegada and nature tourism on the “sunken island” have received a boost with the commissioning of the Anegada Rock Iguana Headstart Facility Visitor Centre.

March 27th, 2017
‘Rebranded’ Garden Festival aims to rekindle interest

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In an effort to expand the reach of offerings and target a wider audience, what was previously known as the Flower Show, is now the Garden Festival.

March 14th, 2017
Gov’t accuses ‘Willy T’ of illegal waste disposal

NORMAN ISLAND, VI- Many residents and visitors still enjoy the popular floating boat that is a bar and restaurant at sea close to The Bight near Norman Island, in the Virgin Islands.

January 27th, 2017
‘Treat your inheritance well’- Hon Pickering as Copper Mine Visitor Center opens

COPPER MINE POINT, Virgin Gorda, VI- Deputy Premier Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7), who is also the Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, has challenged Virgin Islanders to understand the value of their inheritance and treat it well.

December 28th, 2016
Give more prominence to Rockefeller- Hon Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Twelve years (12) after his death and fifty-two (52) years after Laurance Spelman Rockefeller, the American philanthropist and conservationist, donated some 86 acres of land after purchasing it from farmers to the Virgin Islands (VI) Government for the establishment of the Sage Mountain National Park, Deputy Premier and Minister for National Resources and Labour, Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7) has advocated for him to be given greater prominence at the park.

December 23rd, 2016
‘Much more than a building’: Sage Mountain National Park gets Visitor Centre

SAGE MOUNTAIN, Tortola, VI- Fifty-two years after Sage Mountain which boasts of the highest peak of 1,716 feet and some 86 acres in the Virgin Islands (UK), became the first National Park, it has again made history.

November 16th, 2016
National Parks Trust remembers the life & legacy of Mr A. O. Shirley MBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands invites the general public to celebrate Arbour Day on November 25, 2016, under the theme "Mount Sage: A Living Legacy".

October 20th, 2016
National Parks Trust hosts annual iguana festival on Anegada

Anegada, VI - The National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands invites the general public to its Annual Iguana Festival, Friday 21st October at the National Parks Trust’s Iguana Headstart Facility in Anegada.

October 16th, 2015
Sheila N. Brathwaite Out! Ayana S. Hull In! as new National Parks Trust Chairperson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our newsroom is that local Attorney and Author Ayana S. Hull has been named by the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government as the new Chairperson of the National Parks Trust.

October 8th, 2015
Baby turtles rescued from seaweed grasp

SETTING POINT, Tortola, VI – Thirteen little sea turtles must be thankful for their human hero who stepped in at the nick of time to save them from the grasp of sargassum seaweed on the sister island of Anegada a few days ago.



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