Earth Day

Green VI celebrated Earth Day 2014 by kicking off a project to ‘green’ the Ivan Dawson Primary School. Co-ordinating with local sustainability leaders, the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Cane Garden Bay Community, parents and staff of the Ivan Dawson Primary School and over 100 FusionStorm volunteers the activities commenced on April 29th. There were several greening components along the themes of water, waste, energy and environmental education.

 

- See more at: http://greenvi.org/Projects/Education/Schools/Greening-Ivan-Dawson.aspx#sthash.gMi12HC4.dpuf

Every year Green VI  celebrates Earth Day with tens of thousands of other groups around the world, across 196 countries.

A massive thank you to our sponsors, supporters and partners who have this work possible as we move closer toward a greener, cleaner and healthier British Virgin Islands.

See what we have done together below:

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Earth Day activities are being planned for the BVI. On Tortola, Bounce VI is organizing a fun, beach day at Cane Garden Bay, Tortola. Bring the whole family out for a day of good clean fun in the sun.

  • Lion Fish Hunt - Multiple teams on a hunt for Lionfish, then showcase how to clean and cook lionfish. Follow with Lion Fish tasting.

  • Eco Market - Will offer a variety of eco-products and services offered and made in the BVI.

  • Clean Up the Bay & Underwater Clean Up - Get a team together to join the Beach and Underwater Clean Up. 

  • Eco talks- Community leaders will discuss environmentally relevant topics to the BVI and share ideas to made a difference and inspire others.

  • Eco film - Short Movie Show

  • Green Parade - Paddleboard and kayaks on a green parade to create awareness. 

  • Eco Bar - No straws, Natural and locally made Cocktails with less waste, and showcase eco-friendly options for drinking and eating on the beach.

  • Other Activities- Fire Show, Volley Ball, live Music, DJ

Schedule

12:30pm:Registration for Lion Fish Hunt

1:00pm:  Lion Fish Hunt

2:00pm:  Earth Day Bar Opens.

               Earth Day Eco Market.

               Registration for Underwater clean up and Beach Clean up.

2:30pm:  Dive Groups Under Water Clean up and beach clean up.

                Snorkeling and paddle boarding  

                Walking group to clean up the beach 

3:00pm:  Cleaning Lion Fish, cooking Lion Fish.

3:00pm:  Talks from Community Leaders - going green in the BVI

4:30pm:  Clean up the bay ends and Awards.

5:00pm:   Music

7:30pm:   Fire Show

8:00pm:   A Type of Toad

11:00pm    DJ.

On Virgin Gorda, Green VI is launching the WE RECYCLE education and public relations campaign. Teams from Bregado Flax, Roteract, Teens for the Ocean and the BugOut Vector Control Team will be going from door to door to speak with residents in The Valley. One hundred homes will be visited, a survey will be conducted, an update of Virgin Gorda’s clean up efforts on mosquito breeding sites will be presented, as well as information of what can be recycled on Virgin Gorda and where the closest recycling points are.

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Earth Day 2016

Green VI is joining the Government of the British Virgin Islands school tour to educate youth on reducing energy and water usage, as well as how reduce, reuse and recycle.

Earth Day 2015

Green VI celebrated Earth Day 2015 by facilitating Trash to Treasure workshops at schools in Tortola, Virgin Gorda and Jost van Dyke. T2T

Earth Day 2014

Green VI celebrated Earth Day 2014 by Greening Ivan Dawson Primary School. Co-ordinating with local sustainability leaders, the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Cane Garden Bay Community, parents and staff of the Ivan Dawson Primary School and over 100 FusionStorm voluneteers the activities commenced on April 29th. There were several greening components along the themes of water, waste, energy and environmental education.             Green ID

Earth Day 2013

Green VI hosted a conference of sustainability leaders in the BVI and what they are doing to green the Virgin Islands. A family fun day was Myetts, and trash to treasure workshops held. See pictures of the day here.

 

Earth Day 2012

Green VI hosted a family fun day and celebrated the 1 year anniversary of the Green VI Glass Studio. Check out JTV's coverage of the event!

Earth Day

Earth Day 2011

Green VI opens its Green VI Glass Studio.

Check out how to make earth day everyday by seeing more on out Go Green page

 

 

Earth Day 2014 Event was the Greening Ivan Dawson School - See more at: http://greenvi.org/Projects/Education/Events.aspx#sthash.4TdS3ZNR.dpuf
Earth Day 2014 Event was the Greening Ivan Dawson School - See more at: http://greenvi.org/Projects/Education/Events.aspx#sthash.4TdS3ZNR.dpuf
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