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BNT Objects To Proposal To Allow ATV Tours

The Bermuda National Trust is “strongly objecting” to the proposal to allow the Railway Trail and National Parks in the West End to be used for ATV tours, and it is urging its members and supporters to review the proposal and to send […]

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Campaigners back ATV consultation plan

A campaign group has supported the Bermuda Government’s decision to hold public consultation on a plan to allow quad bike tours on the Railway Trail. Take Back Our Park said the proposal “goes against the clear spirit of the Parks […]

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A ludicrous proposal if ever there was one

By David Wingate Every so often a proposal comes forward that is so ludicrous and beyond the realm of logical deduction within the paradigm of society that it is easy to conclude that it must be some sort of April […]

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Call for Trail quad bike plan to be ditched

Farmers have called for plans to run all-terrain vehicle tours on the Railway Trail to be ditched. The Bermuda Farmers’ Association said yesterday that the proposal was “highly contentious”. The group said the vehicles would cause air and noise pollution, […]

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Public to have its say on ATV proposal

The ATV proposal would affect the trail in protected areas of Scaur Hill Fort Park and Hog Bay Park. The public is encouraged to share their submissions in the following ways: • Comments may be sent in writing via the […]

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What does Sustainability mean to you?

Our BEST summer students, Hayat and Nikki, produced a video for us to increase awareness of sustainability, an especially important topic for our tiny island.

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BEST: ten years of advocating

Environment group BEST is celebrating its ten-year anniversary by urging people to support its campaign to protect Bermuda’s diminishing conservation zones. The organisation was established in 2007, after plans to develop a hospital on the Botanical Gardens exposed the absence […]

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Celebrating BEST’s 10 Year Anniversary

Top 10 BEST accomplishments! The following were distilled from a long list of accomplishments over our first 10 years of BEST: Saved Southlands. In 2005 a group of businessmen purchased the Southlands Estate, a unique, natural area, with a plan to […]

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BEST optimistic over green Throne pledges

Children whose parents cannot afford homes with large yards will benefit from a Throne Speech pledge to protect public open spaces, according to environmental group BEST. BEST said Bermuda’s acres of forests and meadows were “dwindling” and praised the Progressive […]

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