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  • The national lifeguard complement is set to get a boost if the 18 recruits presently undergoing training are successful.

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  • Lifeguards may be able to administer oxygen and better assist victims of near-drowning situations in the future.

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  • Lifeguards of the National Conservation Commission (NCC) rescued 50 visitors experiencing difficulty while sea bathing last year.

    In addition, they provided pre-hospital trauma care for two people, one of whom was a visitor involved in an accident along the Rockley Main Road in Christ Church.

    And, NCC rangers were praised for their vigilance during the last winter season, which resulted in six arrests of persons for offences ranging from possession of marijuana, bag snatching, possession of an offensive weapon, assault and using abusive language.

    These are some of the achievements of the NCC lifeguards and rangers highlighted by Minister of the Environment and Drainage,

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  • The presence of the Sargassum seaweed on beaches across Barbados is nowhere close to the levels reported when it was first spotted last year.

    An influx of the seaweed at River Bay, St. Lucy, and at Bath Beach in St. John, is being kept under control through daily beach maintenance by staff of the National Conservation Commission (NCC).

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  • Recently recruited lifeguards, rangers and wardens will be presented with certificates and awards by the National Conservation Commission (NCC) during a special awards ceremony on Wednesday, July 11, at the Hastings Rocks, Hastings, Christ Church, at 4:00 p.m.

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  • The public has been advised that the Folkestone Marine Visitor Centre and Museum will be closed from Monday, July 9, until further notice, to facilitate renovations to its physical plant. However, all other facilities, including the play park, picnic area, washroom facility and lifeguard station will remain open during this period. Any inconvenience caused is regretted.
  • As Barbados continues steadfastly in its goal to become the most advanced green economy in the Caribbean & Latin America by 2015,
    The National Conservation Commission, the co-coordinating agency for National Arbor Day (celebrated on September 22nd annually), a day for planting trees, is continuing its efforts to promote a more sustainable standard of living under the theme TREES: The Circle of Life. As obtained over the last five years the Commission will be hosting the 6th annual Environmental-Arbor Expo on the grounds of its headquarters at Codrington, St. Michael on Saturday September 22, 2012 (National Arbor Day), commencing at 10:00am until 6:00pm.

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  • In response to a growing demand for instant landscapes,a grass Nursery was installed to the north of the existing Plant Nursery and Greenhouse.

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    Preservation and Enhancement (Barbados Marine Reserve) Regulations, 1981

Our Social Commitment..

The National Conservation Commission is committed to adding social value in all its endeavors. We are of the firm belief, that the growth of any nation is dependent on the growth of the society as a whole. Ensuring that a nation’s recreational requirements are met is of primary concern, especially in a hectic work environment. The Commission’s social commitment to the Barbadian community is well established and its mandate in this regard is wide and varied.