Tag Archive for 'Environment Department'

Appleby sponsor trees and shrubs they help plant at North Plantation

April 7th, 2014 by Appleby

The final stages of the North Plantation’s makeover was completed on Sunday 6 April 2014 with a replanting of the southern end of the flower bed next to the Guernsey Information Centre. Three hollies were removed and replaced with nine species of shrub and tree including Phoenix palms, Viburnum, Hebe, Hydrangea, and three Golden Yews […]

Eighty-six dead seabirds collected from Guernsey shore during survey

February 25th, 2014 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

The States of Guernsey Environment Department can confirm that 86 seabirds were recorded as found on beaches around Guernsey on Saturday 22 February 2014. The collection was undertaken to assess the degree to which species that breed around the Channel Islands might have been impacted by the storms in the Atlantic over the last month. […]

Continuing effort to keep Guernsey sea shore and coastal areas litter free on 20 and 21 July 2013

July 15th, 2013 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

The next Bailiwick of Guernsey Coastal Clean Up organised by the States of Guernsey Environment Department will be held on the weekend of 20 and 21 July 2013. The first Guernsey Coastal Clean Up in 2010 was part of the world-wide celebrations for the International Year of Biodiversity. Families, companies, schools and voluntary organisations are […]

Reduced North Beach car parking compensated by more car park spaces on Castle Emplacement

July 14th, 2012 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

The second phase of the major refurbishment of the freight berths at St Peter Port Harbour, Guernsey has began. This requires a section of North Beach car park to be used as a temporary storage area.  Earlier this year the States of Guernsey Public Services Department consulted with stakeholders regarding the provision of alternative parking […]

Private airport hangar planning approval another nail in the coffin for Guernsey’s biodiversity

June 16th, 2012 by Jamie Hooper

States of Guernsey Environment Department planners have informed us that the approval on 29 May 2012 for the controversial new private hangar at Guernsey Airport was given based on economic factors which they claim will benefit us all. After refusing permission for near-identical applications seven times previously, this is a poor argument and would appear […]

States of Jersey offering reward for information on their tagged fish

June 7th, 2012 by States of Jersey Department of the Environment

The Fisheries and Marine Resources section of the Department of the Environment of the States of Jersey is in the process of setting up an expanded fish tagging programme to compliment its existing projects. If you capture a bass, Dicentrarchus labrax, or a ray (rajidae) with one of their tags please return the tag to […]

Living Streets Guernsey AGM on 23 May 2012 celebrates 10th birthday

May 19th, 2012 by Living Streets Guernsey

The pedestrian safety group Living Streets Guernsey will be celebrating its 10th birthday at it’s AGM on Wednesday 23 May 2012 at 7.30 pm in the Emma Ferbrache Room at the PEH. Pat Wisher, Secretary of Living Streets and founder member, said “we were launched as STEPS at an evening event at St. Andrew’s School […]

RG Falla begins construction on 24 energy efficient apartments for GHA

January 22nd, 2012 by Guernsey Housing Association

Guernsey Housing Association has signed a building contract with RG Falla for just under £4 million and work has started on the construction of 24 apartments, all for social rent, at a new clos to be called Clos Barbier off Rue Jehannet in St Martin. This is the first Rural Area site to be developed […]

Environment Department welcomes more Beachwatch volunteers for weekend of 17 and 18 September

August 26th, 2011 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

National Beachwatch Big Weekend takes place on 17 and 18 September 2011 when hundreds of Islanders will comb Guernsey beaches as part of the Marine Conservation Society survey, organised locally by the States of Guernsey Environment Department. Volunteers in Herm have also signed up and will be cleaning up and recording the debris found on […]

Barbed wire removed from Moulin Huet sea shore during Environment Department’s organised beach clean

August 6th, 2011 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

The States of Guernsey Environment Department encouraged Guernsey residents to pick-up litter from the island’s beaches during the weekend of 23 and 24 July 2011.  Even though the weather was poor people did manage to fulfil their commitment to conduct a beach clean. Jan Dockerill visited Moulin Huet.  She reported that there wasn’t a significant […]