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Hog Bay Park

From The Bermudian Magazine April 5, 2018 Written By: Elizabeth Jones   “From its rocky coastline and panoramic views to lush trails and an agricultural heritage as rich at its soil, Hog Bay is a parkland oasis with a little something […]

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Kim gives talk to Somerset Primary students

Invited by P6 class teacher Mrs. Winsome Wilson-Place, “Kim told the class the story about The Four Environmental Wisdom Coins to highlight the fact that human beings are an integrated part of the environment, not separate from it and so […]

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Petition Launched Over ATV Tour Proposal

BEST is asking anyone who hasn’t already objected to the ATV tour proposal to sign a petition sheet, which is available at a number of locations. A spokesperson said, “In November 2017, the Ministry of Public Works invited public comment […]

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Protect our Parks Petition

PROTECT OUR PARKS In November 2017, the Ministry of Public Works invited public comment on the proposal to permit All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) tours in the West End: along the Western railway trail and into Scaur Hill and Hog Bay […]

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Burch defends Hollis conservation role

The appointment of one of the men behind a controversial quad bike business to a conservation body is not a conflict of interest, a minister said yesterday. Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch was speaking as a new coalition opposed to the ATV […]

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ATV tour organiser handed conservation role

One of the men behind a controversial plan to run commercial quad bike tours in protected areas of the West End has been appointed to a conservation advisory body. Shane Hollis was made a member of the National Parks Commission […]

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BEST: New Executive Director & Board Members

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has announced that Kim Smith has assumed the role of Executive Director at the beginning of this year, upon the retirement of long-serving Chief Advocacy Officer, Stuart Hayward. A spokesperson said, “Kim first met Stuart Hayward […]

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New leader at BEST

Kim Smith has taken over as executive director at the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce. Alma Dismont and Lynne Matcham have also joined the board at BEST, whose long-serving chief advocacy officer Stuart Hayward retired at the beginning of the year. […]

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Green groups attack decision to trial ATVs

Bermuda’s environmental groups have berated a decision greenlighting commercial quad bike tours on the Railway Trail in the West End. Jonathan Starling, executive director at Greenrock, said the group was “profoundly disappointed” by the announcement. Mr Starling said: “We believe […]

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