COMMERCIAL

PLANT NURSERY & GARDEN CENTRE

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The Plant Nursery, located at Codrington House, covers approximately 50,000 sq. ft. The Nursery caters to the requirements of the Commercial landscape Department, sites maintained by the Commission and public demands for ornamental plants and trees.

SERVICE FEES, EXCLUSIVE USE OF FACILITIES

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Paid services at various locations include the use of electricity, security service, caretaker service, lifeguard service, cleaning service and the restaurant. There allowance for exclusive use of certain facilities.

SNACKETTES & RESTAURANTS

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There are snackettes/kiosks and restaurants provided at the following locations:

  • Hastings Rocks
  • Bath
  • Rockley Beach
  • Oistins Bay Gardens

WE NURTURE NATURE

MARINE RESERVE

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Marine protected areas are special areas of the marine environment chosen to conserve marine resources. Folkestone Marine Reserve is a type of marine protected area that strictly prevents the removal of marine organisms except for scientific purposes.

PARKS & BEACHES

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The Commission is responsible for the development and maintenance of public beach accesses around the island. The rapid development of over 150 hotels & businesses on Barbados’ coast especially between Heywood’s, St. Peter and Oistins in Christ Church has stressed the need to provide locals with unimpeded access to the beaches.

GARDENS, ESPLANADES & OPEN AREAS

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In September 1976 the Government decided that gardens attached to Government Buildings and the Commission should maintain properties and thus the control of the staff of twenty-seven (27) gardens of Government buildings was transferred from the Ministry of Agriculture with effect from April 1, 1977.

GET INVOLVED

PROJECTS

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  • Capacity Building for Youth in Sustainable Land Management.
  • Community-Based Coral Reef Monitoring And Management

PROGRAMMES

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  • Adopt the Reserve Initiative
  • Adopt a Park / Beach Programme

DOWNLOADS, CONTACTS

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  • Download project and programme applications, contact programme coordinators.

NEED TO KNOW

MEDIA

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Take a look at some of our photos and videos, as well as links to other government departments and resources.

LEARN TO NURTURE NATURE TOO
(Our Knowledge Base)

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Articles on arbor day and envonronmental knowledge resources.

LEGISLATION, REGULATION, RULES

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The legislation that deals with the National Conservation Commission and also stipulations for use of parks, beaches and open areas.

ABOUT THE NCC

OUR PEOPLE

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  • Public Relations / Marketing Department
  • Accounts / Stores Department
  • Building & Works Department
  • Commercial Department
  • Field Services Department
  • Human Resources and Administration Department
  • Human Resources and Administration Department
  • Transport, Mechanics & Welders Department

OUR PROFILE & FUNCTIONS

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The NCC IS a department of the Ministry of Environment, Water Resources & Drainage. The first of its seven functions is to conserve the natural beauty, topographic features, historic buildings, sites and monuments of Barbados

OUR ORIGIN

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The Parks and Beaches Act of 1970 duly received the Governor General’s assent on the 31st of March 1970. Under the provisions of the Act, the Parks and Beaches Commission was appointed in May 1970 under the Chairmanship of My. Lyle Carmichael and Deputy Chairman Mrs. Iris Bannochie.