April 23, 2024

BTV raises alarm over illegal lumber in Colombia Forest Reserve

The BTV conducted a four-day expedition in the reserve and have returned to report their findings. The team stumbled upon thousands of feet of lumber, being [...]
July 20, 2023

Cooma Cairn ranger outpost in Mountain Pine Ridge inaugurated

In the last 14 months, FCD has sent rangers to the area in support of the Forest Department to monitor activities including forest fire incidents, infestation [...]
June 30, 2022

A moratorium may be sought on logging permits for Crown land – imports may fill the gap

According to CEO of the Ministry of Sustainable Development Kenrick Williams, the proposal was made some time ago and the Forest Department was tasked with assessing [...]
February 24, 2022

Fifth member of group caught with illegal lumber recovers from COVID-19; arraigned in court

Thirty-three-year-old Hartman Jackson appeared unrepresented in the Belize City Magistrate's Court today, answering to two forestry offence charges.
February 17, 2022

Belmopan truck driver busted with illegal forestry products

Tulio Garcia, 18, appeared in the Belize City Magistrate's Court, charged on one count each of unlawful possession of forestry produce and unlawful transportation of forestry [...]
November 18, 2015

Incursions into Belize still a problem

Manzanero stated that due to studies done by FCD and patrols conducted by the group, it has been determined that the amount of Xateros coming into [...]
June 3, 2015

The fight to end worldwide illegal wildlife trade

While environmental protection cannot be totally extricated from the larger political and economic question, Guatemala's environmental authorities are working with Belize to try to put a [...]
October 15, 2014

PUP recommends greater attention for the Chiquibul National Park

Wednesday, October 15, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Late this evening, the People's United Party (PUP) held a press conference at Independence Hall to report on party [...]