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Agrofest August 8, 2015 - 5:33am

Barbados National Agricultural Exhibition

Arbor Day Around The World August 6, 2015 - 11:43am
  • Barbados celebrates Arbor Day on September 22
  •  Australia celebrates Arbor Day is in June
  •  Brazil celebrates Arbor Day on September 21
  • In Canada, Maple Leaf Day falls on the last Wednesday in September during National Forest Week.
Arbor Day Logo August 6, 2015 - 11:28am

The logo of the annual Barbados Arbor Day celebrations was designed by Heraldic Artist, Ms. Anne Rudder in 1997. Ms. Rudder incorporated historical research of the Silver Notarial Seal (Public Notarial Seal) of Barbados. This seal was believed to be in use prior to 1660 and displays several features including the words in Latin “Arbor Barbado” meaning Tree of Barbados, with specific reference to the engraved Bearded Fig Tree (Ficus citrifolia), from which the island got its name. The tree on the seal is depicted with visible root clusters hanging to the ground.

National Arbor Day (Barbados) August 6, 2015 - 10:57am

 The earliest records in Barbados however, report the first local celebration on the island on November 09, 1907 & November 09, 1908, the days set apart for the celebration of His Majesty’s birthday.

The History of Arbor Day August 6, 2015 - 10:54am

National Arbor Day is an annual event in Barbados, held on September 22nd, to encourage persons to plant trees. On January 04, 1872, Sterling Morton first proposed a tree planting holiday to be called Arbor Day at a meeting of the State Board of Agriculture.

The date was set for April 10, 1872. The Young State Gov. Robert W. Fumas officially proclaimed Arbor Day on March 12, 1874, while the day itself was observed on April 10, 1874. In 1885, Arbor Day was proclaimed a legal holiday in Nebraska.

Renewal of Vendors’ Licenses 2015 - 2016 June 24, 2015 - 5:45pm

Beach Vending License Renewal

Tool, Equipment & Utensil Products June 19, 2015 - 8:16am
Plant Care & Nurturing Products June 18, 2015 - 5:17pm
Open Area Furnishing Products June 18, 2015 - 2:34pm
Plant Products June 18, 2015 - 9:08am
Reef Watchers Barbados (Instructional) June 2, 2015 - 9:52am
Tree Planting - Balled & Burlapped June 2, 2015 - 9:46am
Tree Planting - Containerised June 2, 2015 - 9:46am
Barbados Life Guards Simulation June 2, 2015 - 9:46am
Tree Planting - Bare Root June 2, 2015 - 9:39am
Barbados NCC Ad June 2, 2015 - 7:25am
National Sargassum Clean-up - Get Involved April 30, 2015 - 1:04pm

PSA Image - National Sargassum Clean-up

National Sargassum Clean-up - May 02 & May 03, 2015 June 1, 2015 - 11:04am

What is Sargassum?

News Image - Sargassum Sea Weed on Barbados Beaches

legislation_national_conservation_commision.pdf April 29, 2015 - 3:05pm
Rules April 29, 2015 - 3:02pm