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Public rallies to save BEST

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce is back from the brink after the public answered a call for support, but fundraising efforts continue. In January, the environmental organisation said that a shortfall of donations had left it unable to fully perform […]

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Butterfield launches environment scholarship

Butterfield Bank is introducing a new Post-Graduate Scholarship for students studying in academic fields associated with the protection and improvement of island environments. Butterfield has operations in seven international locations, most of which are island/maritime jurisdictions. According to a press […]

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BEST Bulletin – March 2017 – #24

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Free ‘Grow, Eat, Save’ Gardening Workshops

As part of activities for Nutrition Month, the Department of Health is inviting the public to a free, five-session gardening workshop every Thursday evening in March. Participants will learn to grow fresh, nutritious food, which will help cut grocery bills. […]

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The BUZZ – Letter to the Minister

  17th February, 2017 The Hon. N.H. Cole Simons, JP MP Minister for the Environment, Planning and Parks Botanical Gardens, Paget Sent by email: [email protected] Cc to [email protected] Dear Minister Simons The BUZZ group formed in 2013 and started work, […]

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Harry’s efforts to safeguard island

A Bermudian student hopes the lessons he is learning studying abroad will mean a more sustainable future for the island when he arrives back home. Harry Masters, 26, who is a member of the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce management team, […]

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Garden Management Course for early March:

Garden Management Course, presented by David Wingate and hosted by the Bermuda Zoological Society.  The course entails one afternoon (Saturday March 4th) with 2 presentations by David Wingate – the first  will set the stage and cover why invasives are such […]

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BEST to join forces with Greenrock

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainable Taskforce is hoping to fight off its financial troubles by collaborating with fellow environmental watchdog Greenrock. President Stuart Hayward, who said he had been uplifted by the community reaction since BEST revealed its cash shortage at […]

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Cash-hit BEST future in doubt

The future of environmental watchdog BEST is under threat owing to a lack of funds. The Bermuda Environmental Sustainable Taskforce, one of the island’s most influential campaigners on green issues over the past decade, is currently unable to fully perform […]

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