Tag Archives: Senior Forestry Supervisor Cornelius Richards

FORESTRY AND MORE ENDEMIC SPECIES

The Forestry Service in the Ministry of Agriculture is continuing its conservation efforts in Union Island, to protect the wildlife on that grenadine island. Senior Forestry Supervisor Cornelius Richards, said the Forestry personnel may have discovered two species found only on Union Island. Mr. Richards said the discovery was made as the Department continued with… Continue Reading →

FORESTRY PLANTATION TENDING PROGRAM

The Forestry Services in the Ministry of Agriculture says it is currently hosting a Plantain Tending Program throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Senior Forestry Supervisor Cornelius Richards, said the program is important, as the Department continues with their efforts to protect water shed areas, forest areas and animal species across the country. Mr. Richards… Continue Reading →

BAD HUNTING PRACTICES

The Forestry Service in the Ministry of Agriculture has again expressed concern about the use of non-traditional hunting techniques, as the Hunting Season for mammals and reptiles draws to a close. The concern was raised by Senior Forestry Supervisor, Cornelius Richards.   Mr. Richards said the Department continues to discourage the use of weapons and chemicals… Continue Reading →

HUNTING AND OVERHUNTING

The 2018 to 2019 Hunting Season for Mammals and Reptiles will end this Thursday January 31st. The season opened on October 1st and the Forestry Department in the Ministry of Agriculture said it continues to work to ensure that the population of these animals are not overhunted. The animals currently on the open list are:… Continue Reading →