Tag Archives: River

The Public Is Asked To Proceed With Caution When Buying River Fish

The Forestry Department in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is appealing to Vincentians to be cautious when buying river fish during this time. This appeal was made by Forestry Officer three with responsibility for Law Compliance, Bradford Latham as they continue to call on hunters to desist from poisoning the rivers when catching… Continue Reading →

The Forestry Department Is Advising Safe River Hunting

As the Easter weekend approaches, The Forestry Department is urging Vincentians to be extra careful when consuming the various river species, which are hunted locally. The appeal came from Forestry Officer with responsibility for Law Compliance, Bradford Latham, during the Face to Face programme aired on NBC Radio on Monday. He said the department is… Continue Reading →

The Forestry Department In The Ministry Of Agriculture Expresses Concern About Rising Acts Of River Poisoning

The Forestry Department in the Ministry of Agriculture has expressed concern about river poisoning, which appears to be on the rise. Forestry Officer Bradford Latham, says although this practice is traditionally carried out during the Easter period, there have been reports of rivers being poisoned during the month of January Mr. Latham said the reports… Continue Reading →

Forestry Department Works Towards River Stabilization

The Forestry Division in the Ministry of Agriculture will continue activities for Forestry Focus 2014 with a River Stabilization Demonstration at Colonaire today. The Department says during the floods of December 2013, some rivers experienced major overflows that were destructive to communities, resulting in loss of farm land, agricultural produce, tree crops and livestock. It… Continue Reading →

Forest And River Management Awareness Arises Among The Local Populous

Senior Forestry Supervisor, Cornelius Richards, said Vincentians are becoming increasingly more aware of issues relating to forest and river management following the devastation caused by the December 2013 floods. He made the point while was discussing issues relating to forest and river conservation during NBC’s Face to Face programme. Mr. Richards the Forestry Department is… Continue Reading →