US Coastguard cadets take part in BNT tree planting ceremony
Karen Grissette, the new US Consul General, was joined by cadets from the visiting US Coast Guard training ship Eagle visiting the Bermuda National Trust’s headquarters in Paget for a tree planting ceremony.
Ms Grissette met Karen Border, the charity’s executive director and Dörte Horsfield, the director of development, to discuss the charity’s work, before planting a Bermuda Palmetto.
She said: “Planting a Bermuda Palmetto here at Waterville is a lovely symbol of the continued strengthening of the relationship between the United States and Bermuda.
“I am particularly proud of the USCG Eagle cadets who assisted the Bermuda National Trust today in its effort to protect and promote Bermuda’s unique and beautiful natural and cultural heritage.”
Myles Darrell, the head of natural heritage at the charity, said the cadets showed themselves to be hard workers.
Mr Darrell added: “They were happy to get stuck in and get dirty and sweaty and they achieved a great deal in a short space of time.”
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service