Tag Archive for 'States of Guernsey Environment Department'

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. […]

Guernsey Post Ltd revalidates its ‘Keep Guernsey Green’ award

February 20th, 2014 by Richard Lord

Guernsey Post Ltd has received a revalidation of its ‘Keep Guernsey Green’ award from the States of Guernsey Environment Department. Andy McCutcheon, who heads the Environment Services Unit, which administers the ‘Keep Guernsey Green’ award scheme on behalf of the Environment Department said “it is the mandate of the department to encourage Best Practice in […]

Sigma Wood commemorative stone unveiled at Guernsey’s St Germain Nature Reserve

June 5th, 2013 by Guernsey Trees for Life

A commemorative stone to mark the planting of The Sigma Wood at St Germain Nature Reserve was unveiled at midday on Thursday 6 June 2013. The site was planted at the beginning of 2012 and is located at the eastern end of the St Germain site. The Sigma Group wanted to provide a long term […]

Guernsey Environment Department promoting four organised beach cleaning weekends

April 23rd, 2013 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

The States of Guernsey Environment Department is promoting four weekends of beach cleans for volunteers in 2013. The first one takes place on Sunday 28 April 2013 starting at 11 am at L’Ancresse. This is the Marine Conservation Society’s Big Beach Clean up which is sponsored by Marks & Spencer and will take no more […]

La Société Guernesiaise concerned by dangerous precedent set by approval of Guernsey airport hangar

June 21st, 2012 by La Société Guernesiaise

La Société Guernesiaise was surprised and extremely disappointed to learn that the application for a large private aircraft hangar adjacent to Guernsey Airport (application FULL/2010/3669) has recently been granted permission. Ahead of the public meeting on 29 May 2012, La Société Guernesiaise was informed by the States of Guernsey Environment department that the concerns highlighted […]

State Street employees remove invasive species from L’Eree headland

October 6th, 2011 by State Street

L’Eree headland will be a more welcoming environment to native vegetation and wildlife after employees from State Street cleared sour figs, Carpobrotus edulis, which had infested the area. Twelve employees removed 2.8 metric tonnes of sour fig, a succulent plant that grows in flat spreading mounds and was introduced to Britain in the nineteenth century. […]

A few days left to enter Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards in Bailiwick of Guernsey

April 20th, 2011 by Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards

Environmentalists and eco-friendly gardeners have just a few more days to enter this year’s Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards. The event, which has a £2000 prize, is open to any private individual, club, company or organisation and to any educational institution, has been running for 21 years. Islanders have until Tuesday 26 April to get their […]

Generali International Limited has become the latest company to receive the Keep Guernsey Green Award

January 24th, 2011 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

Generali International Limited has become the latest company to receive the Keep Guernsey Green Award. To receive the Award, Generali had to meet a set of standards to demonstrate its commitment to energy conservation and waste management. Debbie Le Noury, Head of the Eco-Generali Project Team, said “the Generali Worldwide Group has always strived to […]