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NELSON'S DOCKYARD ERECTS BINS FOR RECYCLABLES
November 20th 2017
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Join the National Parks Authority in not only keeping the environment clean but adopting prudent and conscious waste management habits.
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MUSEUM OF ANTIGUA & BARBUDA VIBRATES WITH CREATIVE ENERGY
January 23rd 2017
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Seven writers explored the creative process, written and spoken word through exercises.
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XMAS DAY CHAMPAGNE PARTY FOR CHARITY
December 23rd 2016
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Your attendance will help to raise funds for various charities, so head out and support this worthy cause.
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NELSON'S DOCKYARD NAMED WORLD HERITAGE SITE
July 18th 2016
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
UNESCO, at their 40th meeting in Istanbul, inscribed Nelson's Dockyard as one of four World Heritage Sites.
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NATIONAL PARK EMPLOYEES MAKE DONATION TO FIENNES
May 20th 2016
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
The Institute was on the receiving end by gesture of a group of employees of the National Parks Authority.
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EAG CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
April 12th 2016
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
EAG, Adoptacoastline, Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, Antigua Sailing Week and Sailors for the Beach, Clean Up on Earth Day is on Friday, April 22 at 3:30 pm
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COMMUNITY MEETING
April 11th 2016
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Nelson's Dockyard National Park, invites all to the community meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 6:00 pm at the Cobbs Cross School.
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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
November 30th 2015
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda will host their Annual General Meeting on Thursday, January 28 at 5:30 pm.
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EAG 2016 BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ ELECTION
November 23rd 2015
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
EAG calls for motivated leaders to sit on its board of directors, submit application now.
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EAG 2016 WILDLIFE CALENDARS
November 23rd 2015
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
2016 Wildlife Calendars here, please support the EAG efforts by making a purchase.
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HAS NEWSLETTER
August 31st 2015
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Issue #130 of the Historical & Archaeological Society’s Newsletter, covering July, August and September 2015.
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EAG TURTLE WATCH TRIPS
July 6th 2015
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Sign up early for EAG'S Turtle Watch Trip starting on the 10th, July until the end of September from 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm.
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REGISTRATION OPEN FOR CAMP GROW 2015
June 29th 2015
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The EAG and partners are gearing up for the 5th year of Camp GROW "the best summer camp in Antigua".
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DONATE CAMERAS FOR YOUTH WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY EVENT
June 29th 2015
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
EAG will be hosting an event for youngsters on Saturday 4th July, for children ages 6 to 12, inspiring them to appreciate their natural heritage by starting with Caribbean birds.
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BAT SURVEY AND BAT CONSERVATION WORKSHOP
June 23rd 2015
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Seeking Participation for the Bat Survey and Bat Conservation Workshop, August 2015.
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PETITION TO HOLD GUIANA ISLAND DEVELOPERS ACCOUNTABLE TO A&B LAWS
May 19th 2015
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
We encourage you to sign a letter to Prime Minister Gaston Browne petitioning the Government of Antigua & Barbuda to uphold the relevant laws.
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PARLIAMENT PASSES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND MANAGEMENT ACT
April 27th 2015
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
On Thursday April 23, the Parliament of Antigua and Barbuda met to debate the Environment Bill for the last time.
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EAG NEWSLETTER
February 18th 2015
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Check out the latest news from the EAG in their newsletter, highlighting upcoming events like their Field Trip and meetings, along with a review of the recent Gala Dinner.
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FIVE TO THRIVE: SUPPORT THE ANTIGUA ENVIROBILL
January 8th 2015
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Support the proposed Environmental Protection and Management Bill to help protect and maintain the environment.
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NOTICE ON TRADING LICENSES
January 5th 2015
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Notice is hereby given that the National Parks (Trading) Regulations, 2014, Statutory Instrument No.9 of 2014 and which was gazetted as Vol XXXIV No.21 dated March, 2014 will take effect on Saturday 31st January, 2015.
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EAG 2015 WILDLIFE CALENDARS
December 8th 2014
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
New 2015 calendars ready and up for sale at EC $​15​ for retailers and members​ and $25 for non-members
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HAS NEWSLETTER
October 16th 2014
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Have a read of Issue #127 of the Historical & Archaeological Society’s Newsletter, covering October, November and December 2014.
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SAVING THE ANTIGUAN RACER SNAKE: DISNEY VIDEO
July 17th 2014
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Check out the short film that Disney produced about the Antiguan Racer Snake, filmed on Great Bird Island.
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EAG 2013 NEWSLETTER
June 24th 2014
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Take a trip back in time with us. Our 2013 EAGer highlights events from our past year including Camp Grow which is happening again soon.
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CAMP GROW 2014
June 24th 2014
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
A fantastic opportunity for your children - Camp GROW is back!
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TURTLE WATCH VOLUNTEERS WANTED
June 18th 2014
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Are you interested in becoming a turtle watch volunteer? If so, please let us know!
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CATHEDRAL RESTORATION HOLDS FUNDRAISER
April 23rd 2014
St. John's Cathedral
The fund-raising committee of the Cathedral of St. John The Divine is hosting Nostalgia 3: Angels in the Night, an evening of entertainment on Friday, April 25 at Splash Fort James.
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TONIGHT’S MEMBERS MEETING POSTPONED
January 21st 2014
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The EAG regrets to inform you that tonight’s members meeting will have to be postponed due to the illness of the feature speaker. The new date for the meeting will be the 4th February at 7 pm. Our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience that this may have caused.
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EAG PARTICIPATES IN COASTAL CLEAN-UP
October 6th 2013
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Antigua's Environmental Awareness Group reports on International Coastal Cleanup Day.
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SUGAR MILL TOWER TOUR REPORT
September 11th 2013
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Visit the museum to get the recent report on the condition and history of the mills left standing in Antigua
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HAS NEWSLETTER NO. 122
September 4th 2013
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Historical and Archaeological Society has recently published its latest quarterly newsletter for July-September 2013
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VIDEO: “RARITY TO RECOVERY: THE STORY OF THE ANTIGUAN RACER SNAKE”
August 26th 2013
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Exploring the history of the Antiguan racer snake and how the population was decreased to the brink of extinction and the efforts in place now to recover the species.
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EAG AUGUST NEWS
August 12th 2013
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
EAG gets ready for its August Trip, a return to the sea with kayaking fun
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EAG JULY NEWS
July 16th 2013
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
EAG gets ready for its field trip in Signal Hill, and there are only a few more spaces left in Camp Grow
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EAG NEWS
June 19th 2013
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
EAG is about to get down to some serious turtle watching once again, and EAG members are being called upon to help lead trips. Also, Camp GROW is coming up soon!
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CAMP GROW
June 14th 2013
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The Environmental Awareness Group and GARD Center are excited to announce the return of Camp GROW!
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MUSEUM ANTIGUA BARBUDA CHILDREN'S SUMMER CAMP
June 13th 2013
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Children aged 5-16 years will explore tonnes of exciting new activities in this summer camp and have lots of fun!
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EAG NEWS - JUNE FIELD TRIP
June 7th 2013
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Field trip to Great Bird Island and Guiana Island, summer Camp Grow 2013
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2012 NEWSLETTER
June 3rd 2013
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
EAG finally presents their long-awaited 2012 newsletter
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EAG NEWS - MAY FIELD TRIP
May 17th 2013
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
EAG announces their May field trip of birdwatching and their temporary office relocation
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EAG NEWS
May 10th 2013
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Important general meeting, temporary relocation of office, guest speakers talk on Lethal Yellowing and Giant African Snail...
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EAG NEWS
April 30th 2013
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
EAG Happenings: Annual General Meeting, EAG at Sailing Week, May Feature Discussion: Lethal Yellowing and African Gian Snail
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EAG NEWS
April 16th 2013
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
EAG Happenings: Earth Day Field Trip and Sailing Week
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EAG MARCH NEWS
March 8th 2013
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
March Field trip- Whale Watching!
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“MUST SEE ON ANTIGUA” REVIEW ON TRIPADVISOR
March 4th 2013
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Take a look below at this excellent review of Nelson's Dockyard.
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EAG FEBRUARY NEWS
February 13th 2013
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
100 mile walking challenge, hike to Ayers Creek, 2013 EAG calenders and alot more...
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HAS NEWSLETTER NO. 120
January 21st 2013
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Historical and Archaeological Society has recently published its latest quarterly newsletter for January- March 2013.
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EAG NEWS
February 5th 2013
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Check out the latest news from EAG including ECAB Green Initiative, EAG 2013 Calendars, Volunteer- Trail maintenance, EAG Talk Articles Every Thursday in the Daily Observer.
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CARIBBEAN WATERBIRD CENSUS - JAN 14 - FEB 2
January 10th 2013
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The 2013 CWC count will take place from Monday, Jan. 14 to Sunday, February 3rd inclusive. This includes 3 weekends and World Wetlands Day on Feb. 2nd.
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EAG JANUARY NEWS
January 3rd 2013
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Check our the latest news from EAG, including January activities such as EAG January Field Trip and Caribbean Waterbird Census Field Training
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WRAPPING UP THE SEA TURTLE NESTING SEASON
December 20th 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
As the year comes to a close, so does our 2012 season for nesting sea turtles in Antigua.
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EAG DECEMBER NEWS
December 19th 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Check out the latest updates from the Environmental Awareness Group.
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HAS NEWSLETTER NO. 119: OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2012 EDITION
November 14th 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Historical and Archaeological Society (HAS) newsletter, published by The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda. October-December 2012 Edition is out.
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EAG NOVEMBER HAPPENINGS
November 6th 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Invasive Species Presentation (Black and Brown Rats), Invasive Species Management Workshop, Caribbean Waterbird Census Workshop, EAG Hike
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THE DEBATE ABOUT SEA TURTLES IN CAPTIVITY CONTINUES
October 29th 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Caribarena.com recently reported on the continuing discussion about sea turtles in captivity.
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EAG OCTOBER HAPPENINGS
October 17th 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Special General Meeting, Renewable Energy, Snorkelling Field Trip
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ST. JOHN'S CATHEDRAL CELEBRATES 169 YEARS
October 16th 2012
St. John's Cathedral
"Big Church" has reached a mile stone 169 years of existence.
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STORY TIME VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT THE EAG
August 31st 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The EAG is seeking volunteers interested in dedicating one hour each week to sharing eco-stories with a primary school class this Fall.
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HAS NEWLETTER
August 2nd 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Every witnessed the demolition of a 17-year-old building? Check that out and more in this HAS Newsletter.
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WE WANT YOUR PLASTIC SHOPPING BAGS!
July 12th 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Camp GROW 2012 is fast approaching and needs YOUR help! This year our campers will be making their very own jump ropes out of used plastic shopping bags – and with 60 campers – we’ll be needing a lot of bags!!
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HELP THE MUSEUM OF ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
June 18th 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Concerned citizens are lending a helping hand towards ceilings repairs for the Museum of Antigua & Barbuda.
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SUMMER TIME FUN IN THE NELSON
June 20th 2012
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
The National Parks Authority's Visitors Service Department presents Summer Time Fun in the Nelson's Dockyard.
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EVERY BOARD COUNTS
June 7th 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Museum of Antigua & Barbuda needs your help!
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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR CAMP GROW 2012
May 18th 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The Environmental Awareness Group and GARD Center are excited to announce the return of Camp GROW!
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DROP BOXES FOR LOOSE CHANGE
April 27th 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The EAG has placed drop boxes at Marinas in English and Jolly Harbour for any one who can spare some change, as well as for those who are here for the regatta, and need to get rid of their spare change before they leave. Funds collected go toward various conservation projects that the EAG gets involved in.
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HISTORICAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY NEWSLETTER
April 25th 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Have a look at the Historical and Archaeological Society's latest newsletter, no. 117. Read the newsletter here.
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ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS GROUP TO COLLECT CHANGE DURING ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK
April 24th 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Antigua’s Environmental Awareness Group will be collecting loose change during Antigua Sailing Week to raise funds for its projects.
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ANTIGUA’S ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS GROUPS INVITES YOU TO GO WHALE WATCHING
April 11th 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The Environmental Awareness Group invites you on its whale watching field trip on April 14.
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CHRISTAN VALLEY BIRD TRAIL OPENS
January 31st 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The Christian Valley Birding Trail was officially opened last Thursday, and there are high expectations that not only visitors, but also locals, will take the nature trek that extends to Mount Obama.
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GET YOUR 2012 SPECIAL EAG CALENDAR TODAY!
January 23rd 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Wildlife of Antigua & Barbuda's Offshore Islands 2012 Beautiful and educational Calendar
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EAG FEBRUARY FIELD TRIP TO BARBUDA
January 23rd 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Join the EAG field trip that will take you across the seas, but not too far!
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR CHRISTIAN VALLEY BIRDING TRAIL
January 16th 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
There is still much work to do. Anyone wishing to volunteer some hours/days in the next week or so to help out, please call Steve Watt at 764-5283.
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WILDLIFE OF ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
January 16th 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The Environmental Awareness Group is pleased to announce its first-ever publication of calendars.
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REGISTER FOR THE BACKYARD GARDENING COURSE
January 16th 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Are you interested in developing a back yard garden that will meet all your needs including not only food production but also beauty and diversity?
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HAS NEWSLETTER - ISSUE # 106
January 13th 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
HAS Newsletter - Issue # 106 from the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda!...
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STAR WATCH NIGHT AT THE BLOCKHOUSE
January 10th 2012
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The National Parks Environment Unit cordially invites you to a star watch evening at the Blockhouse, Shirley Heights on Saturday, Jan 14th
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ARTISTE EMILE HILL TO LAUNCH HIS FIRST COLLECTION "THE ANGELS PROJECT"
December 1st 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
A labour of love and fascination for just over seven years, artiste Emile Hill will be launching his first collection. The Angels Project explores the realm of angels from various religions and spectrums of life and is handsomely reflected in Hill’s photography and art.
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HMS BOREAS MEMORIAL RACE WAS HELD ON NOVEMBER 20
November 22nd 2011
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
The HMS Boreas Memorial Race, conceived as a part of the 50th Anniversary celebrations of Nelson’s Dockyard, took place in little wind last Sunday.
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DOCKYARD AT 50 IS A MODEL OF RESTORATION
November 18th 2011
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Nelson’s Dockyard celebrated the 50th anniversary of its restoration with a fitting ceremony on Monday, November 14.
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NOTICE: PHOTO COMPETITION EXTENDED TO THE END OF NOVEMBER
November 16th 2011
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Volunteers to Assist with Preparation of the Mount Obama Birding Trails this Weekend
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HAS NEWSLETTER - ISSUE # 105
November 9th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
HAS Newsletter - Issue # 105 from the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda!
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
October 20th 2011
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Offshore Islands Conservation Programme, Antigua & Barbuda
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NELSON'S DOCKYARD RACE SERIES NEXT MONTH
October 18th 2011
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
As part of its 50th Anniversary celebrations, Nelson’s Dockyard will hold a series of two races on November 17 and 20, 2011.
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COUNT WATERBIRDS IN THE CARIBBEAN
October 17th 2011
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Join the second session of Antigua's CWC
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JUMBY BAY HAWKSBILL PROJECT CELEBRATES 25 YEARS
September 3rd 2011
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Read this blog post by Jordan Schaul of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center on National Geographic's News Watch.
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HELP COLLECT BIRD PARAPHERNALIA!
August 26th 2011
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The EAG needs your help!!
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HAS NEWSLETTER - ISSUE # 104
August 26th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Check out the latest newsletter from the Museum!
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REPRINTING OF THE 1933 CAMACHO MAP
August 24th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Museum of Antigua & Barbuda will offer a second printing of the 1933 Camacho map. The map shows all the names of the estates, roads and loco lines of that era.
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TRAIL BLAZING AND MAINTENANCE COURSE
August 5th 2011
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Are you looking for work? Do you want to make yourself more marketable and be in a position to go after the trend setting jobs. There is a demand in the eco-tourism sector both here at home and regionally, for trained persons in the technology of nature trail blazing and maintenance.
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50TH ANNIVERSARY OF NELSON'S DOCKYARD RESTORATION
July 25th 2011
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Find out more about Nelson's Dockyard's 50th Anniversary celebrations.
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TURTLE TOURS ARE BACK
July 8th 2011
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)

HELP REVIEW THE NEW DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION BILL
June 29th 2011
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Are you concerned about the lack of legislation and enforcement on issues such as: Protected Areas, the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process, protected species, watersheds, wetlands, fires, goats, recycling, pollution and many other environmental issues?
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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR CAMP GROW
May 24th 2011
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The GARD Center and the Environmental Awareness Group are excited to announce their partnership in presenting Camp GROW, an environmental and agricultural summer day-camp for children ages 9 -12 which will be held July 11th thru July 22nd.
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HAS 2011 2ND QUARTER NEWSLETTER
May 19th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda

MINIATURE ANTIQUE WEST INDIAN FURNITURE EXHIBIT BY DESMOND JAMES
May 18th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda

"GO WILD! GO BIRDING!" THE EAG REACHES OUT FOR HELP WITH CARIBBEAN ENDEMIC BIRD FESTIVAL
May 10th 2011
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)

LEATHERBACK SEA TURTLES RETURNING TO NEST
March 8th 2011
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
February marked the start of another nesting season for our Critically Endangered Leatherback sea turtles.
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CARIBBEAN WATERBIRD CENSUS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
January 28th 2011
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The EAG welcomes volunteers
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HAS NEWSLETTER NO # 112
January 27th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Historical & Archaeological Society Museum of Antigua & Barbuda
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CARIBBEAN WATERBIRD CENSUS
January 4th 2011
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The EAG is taking part in the first Caribbean Waterbird Census, an initiative of the Society for the Conservation and Study of Caribbean Birds. A classroom session will be held on Thursday 6th January 2011 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm upstairs the museum.
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DOCKYARD HOSTS ONE OF THE TOP FIVE CHRISTMAS PARTIES IN THE WORLD
December 22nd 2010
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
The annual Nelson’s Dockyard Champagne Party has, so says organizer Hans Smit, been described as “the fifth best Christmas party in the World”.
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CHRISTMAS IS UNIQUE IN ANTIGUA!
December 18th 2010
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Christmas in Antigua just wouldn’t be Christmas without the annual Nelson’s Dockyard Champagne party.
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BEHOLD THAT STAR CHRISTMAS CONCERT
December 16th 2010
St. John's Cathedral
“It’s the children that make this all worth it.” You might be singing the same tune after hearing them lift their voices in song at the Dean William Lake Cultural Centre. Show time is 8 p.m. Tickets can be had from choir members or Glenette’s.
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ST. JOHN’S CATHEDRAL TOUR DETAILS
November 25th 2010
St. John's Cathedral
Beginning in the grave yard and end outside at the base of the steps where the blessed stones are now located;
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OFFSHORE ISLANDS CONSERVATION PROJECT
October 18th 2010
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Antigua’s offshore islands are refuge to some of the world’s rarest species of fauna and flora.
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MAGNIFICENT FRIGATEBIRDS IN CODRINGTON LAGOON
October 18th 2010
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Magnificent Frigatebirds are one of the most recognizable seabirds as well as one of the most threatened.
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EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR WILDLIFE ENTHUSIASTS
October 13th 2010
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Volunteers needed
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EC$7,755.28 RAISED - THANK YOU!
September 6th 2010
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Thank you to all those who helped make the Green Fete a great success -- we raised $7,755.28 for the EAG and it was a fun lime!
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NOMINATE AN AWARD CANDIDATE - 2011 CHAMPIONS OF THE EARTH, THE UNITED NATIONS’ FLAGSHIP ENVIRONMENTAL
September 3rd 2010
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Nominations are now officially open for the 2011 Champions of the Earth – the United Nations’ flagship environmental award.
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DONATE TO CATHEDRAL RESTORATION PROJECT
August 26th 2010
St. John's Cathedral
Help restore one of Antigua's most famous landmarks, the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in St. John's
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DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PLANNING AND RESPONSE IN THE NELSON’S DOCKYARD
August 4th 2010
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
When hurricanes threaten our islands, our first response is usually to our homes and families. Historical sites that are government owned are often forgotten and neglected; left to the elements and luck. But in the Nelson’s Dockyard, things are different.
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EAG'S OFFSHORE ISLANDS CONSERVATION PROJECT WINS "BEST LESSONS LEARNED" AWARD FOR AUGUST 2010
August 4th 2010
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The EAG focus on conservation of our offshore islands has been awarded “Best Lessons Learned” project by the Eco-Index.
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A TROPICAL FANTASY: EMBRACING THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
July 29th 2010
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
In the midst of carnival, Antigua & Barbuda will be witnessing a special collaboration this year.
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SUMMER 2010 RESEARCH SEASON, NELSON’S DOCKYARD NATIONAL PARKS RESEARCH CENTER
July 28th 2010
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
The annual summer research program has begun. Archaeologists and students from Chico Campus California State University, led by Professor Georgia Fox have returned to work at Betty’s Hope
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EAG TALK
May 26th 2010
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Do you have an environment-related topic that you want to explore and share with others?
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THANK YOU FOR MAKING EARTH DAY A SUCCESS!
May 5th 2010
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Thank you to all of those who participated in our Earth Day events!
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LAUNCH OF ENGLISH HARBOUR/FALMOUTH CCTV SECURITY SYSTEM.
April 23rd 2010
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
In February of 2009 a Committee was set up to consider the introduction of CCTV cameras in the English Harbour and Falmouth areas.
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ANTIGUA RACER SNAKE CENSUS
March 29th 2010
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The Offshore Islands Conservation Programme (OICP) of which the EAG is a partner is currently conducting a census of our Antiguan racer snakes on Great Bird Island and we welcome any help that you can volunteer towards this effort.
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EAG AND MOMENTS IN NATURE TAKE HIKERS TO HISTORIC CLARENCE HOUSE, MANGROVES, AND GALLEON BEACH
March 23rd 2010
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The Environmental Awareness Group (EAG), in conjunction with the MOMENT is CAPTURED photography is planning the third outing of a monthly photo-hiking tour in Antigua and Barbuda
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DONATIONS SOLICITED FOR RESTORATION NATIONAL LANDMARK
March 5th 2010
St. John's Cathedral
After forced to close its doors after a section of its floor collapsed and was scene of an accident when a teacher fell through the floor.
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THE WILD PLANTS OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
February 24th 2010
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The publication The Wild Plants of Antigua and Barbuda is now available for sale!
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MOMENTS IN NATURE HIKING SERIES CONTINUE AT CHRISTIAN VALLEY
February 24th 2010
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
EAG and the MOMENT is CAPTURED Continue Their Series of Nature/Photography Hikes in Search of the Christian Valley Waterfall.
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INTRODUCING ‘MOMENTS IN NATURE’
January 28th 2010
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
EAG and the MOMENT is CAPTURED Begin Series of Nature/Photography Hikes Local environmental group joins forces with photographer for combined nature walks and photo ops documenting Antigua's flora and fauna.
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SECURITY INITIATIVE TO BE LAUNCHED IN THE NATIONAL PARKS AREA
January 26th 2010
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
The Antigua and Barbuda National Parks Authority is continuing on its drive to make the National Parks area safe and secure for residents and visitors alike.
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KOFI’S ART INSPIRES YOUNG ARTISTS AND ART LOVERS
December 7th 2009
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Saturday, December, 05, 2009 – St. John’s, Antigua: Students from the Antigua State College, the Antigua Girls High School and the Mary E. Piggott School were just some of the visitors to the upstairs gallery of the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda, where they viewed the 26 images of the ‘Colour & Movement – Images Past and Present’ collection presented by Alvin Kofi Ferris.
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KOFI DELIVERS MASTERCLASS AT ANTIGUA STATE COLLEGE
November 23rd 2009
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Art students at the Antigua State College had a special Master Class with visiting visual artist, Alvin Kofi Ferris. The 16 ‘A’ level students and their lecturer, Mark Brown had an opportunity to see how Kofi creates his figurative drawings. There was also a question and answer session, where students learnt more about Kofi’s art journey and how to make a living as an artist.
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LEADING UK BLACK ARTIST TO EXHIBIT IN ANTIGUA
November 16th 2009
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Artist, Alvin Kofi Ferri will be showcasing his art show ‘Colour & Movement’, which will take place in the upstairs gallery of the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda from November 28th to December 3rd, 2009.
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HELP THE MUSEUM OF ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
November 4th 2009
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
An urgent call to the Antigua & Barbuda Diaspora
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LOST WORLD DISCOVERED IN ANTIGUA
October 18th 2009
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
A recent field trip uncovered a surprising find.
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THE DORNIER FLYING BOAT
September 14th 2009
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
From the Great Dornier flying boat landing in St. John’s Harbour in 1931 to present day..The Museum recounts the epic journey of the history of Aviation in Antigua and Barbuda in a multimedia presentation, Saturday 26th September, 7:00pm
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