Conservation & Fisheries Department - About the Department of Environment & Fisheries
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The Department of Environment and Fisheries is a department under the Ministry of Natural Resources & Labour of the Government of the British Virgin Islands, which seeks to manage the natural resources of the BVI in a sustainable manner. The department was formed specifically to address the growing environmental issues that the British Virgin Islands are experiencing. The Department of Environment & Fisheries is responsible for all aspects of Natural Resources Management and is divided into five functional divisions each focusing on a particular aspect.

The Divisions are as follows:


  • Administration Unit Administration and Human Resources Division

  • Environment Unit Coastal Zone Management Division
    · Terrestrial
    · Marine
    · Environmental Quality

  • Policy and Planning Division Policy and Planning Division
  • · Policy and Planning
    · Surveillance & Response
    · Coastal Maintenance
    · Ocean Safety

  • Environmental Information Unit Environmental Information Division
    ·
    Geographic Information Systems
    ·
    Environmental Education

    Fisheries Unit
    Fisheries Management Division

 
 

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