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April 23rd, 2024
Clyde C. Lettsome tipped to be Chairman of NPT

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The retired Permanent Secretary and now Director of Governmental and Community Affairs and Human Resources of Oil Nut Bay Resort, Mr Clyde C. Lettsome, has been tipped to be the new Chairman of the National Parks Trust (NPT) Board.

August 29th, 2022
National Parks' fees 'need to be raised'- NPT Director Dr Titley-O'Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A call has been made for Cabinet to look at ways to increase the fees for accessing and utilising parks under the National Parks Trust (NPT) to allow for the employment of additional staff for more effective management of the parks across the territory.

July 1st, 2021
Restrictions to The Baths lifted!

THE BATHS, Virgin Gorda, VI- Director of the National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands (NPTVI) Dr Cassander P. Titley– O’Neal has disclosed that the restrictions to The Baths to accommodate cruise ship guests have been lifted on the request of the Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration.

December 13th, 2020
National Parks Trust launches first Environmental Atlas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands (NPTVI) launched its first Environmental Atlas, which is expected to bring greater awareness of the Territory’s natural landscape and biodiversity.

July 5th, 2019
JR O’Neal Botanic Gardens to be redesigned

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Residents of the Virgin Islands are invited to contribute to the redesign of the Joseph Reynold O’Neal Botanic Gardens at a charrette to be held at the Queen Elizabeth Park II on Friday July 12, 2019.

December 6th, 2018
J.R. O’Neal Botanical Garden blooms again

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As part of Arbour Day celebrations on Friday, November 30, 2018, The J. R. O’Neal Botanical Garden was formally re-opened, having been destroyed by the hurricanes of 2017 which ravaged the Virgin Islands (VI).

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.

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