Tag Archives: Forestry Department

HUNTING SEASON CLOSES

The Forestry Department is reminding hunters that the Hunting Season for Mammals and Reptiles officially ended yesterday. Senior Forestry Supervisor, Cornelius Richards said yesterday, while the Hunting Season has ended for these animals, it will continue until the end of February for Birds. Richards says people have a three-day grace period until February 4th to… Continue Reading →

The Forestry Department Has Reiterated Its Call For Local Hunters To Continue Hunting Armadillos

This call was made by Acting Director of Forestry, Fitzgerald Providence, who also reminded hunters that the 2014 Hunting season for Birds will climax at the end of February. Mr. Providence is appealing to hunters to assist in controlling the Armadillo population citing that it is not native to St. Vincent and the Grenadines and… Continue Reading →

Forestry Department Says Global Warming Has An Impact On The Dry Season Patterns Here

The Forestry Department in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said the effects of global warming is influencing the seasonal patterns of the dry season in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Director of Forestry, Fitzgerald Providence, said while the traditional dry season runs from November 1st to June 1st, there have been instances of… Continue Reading →

The Forestry Department Is Keeping A Close Eye On Weather Patterns

Acting Director of Forestry, Fitzgerald Providence says weather patterns are likely to continue to be unpredictable this year. Mr. Providence says St. Vincent and the Grenadines is now into the dry season, but some unseasonable weather may occur. Mr. Providence also advised persons to be on the alert, and monitor the weather patterns closely.

Vincentians are being urged to recognize the importance of watersheds.

Vincentians are being urged by the forestry Department in the Ministry of Agriculture to recognize the importance of watersheds in the daily lives. The appeal came from Forestry Supervisor, Cosmus McCleod, who explained that a watershed or drainage basin is an area of land where surface water from rain converges to a single point at… Continue Reading →

The Forestry Department in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries says every effort is being made to clear the nation’s rivers and forested areas of debris…

The Forestry Department in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries says every effort is being made to clear the nation’s rivers and forested areas of debris and other materials which were deposited during the flooding on Christmas Eve. The assurance came from Senior Forestry Supervisor, Cornelius Richards as he discussed the department’s ongoing efforts… Continue Reading →