October 22, 2017 2:55 pm Last modified: 10:35 am

Environment

‘Chasing Coral’ Documentary to Play 3 Times in Territory

The Division of Coastal Zone Management will be screening the environmental documentary “Chasing Coral” during the July 14th weekend.
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VI-EPSCoR and UVI Researchers to Speak at TEDx Saint Thomas

This opportunity to speak at TEDx helps carry the mission of VI-EPSCoR to a national stage, and it showcases the world-class research taking place at the UVI with the support of NSF VI-EPSCoR funding.
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Beach Advisory for June 19-23

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 37 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of June 19-23, 2017.
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Student Company, Island Glory Craft, Uses Plastic Bags to Make Recyclable Products

Students on St. Croix have been taking the opportunity to implement the “Plastic Bag Ban” by creating recyclable products as one of the main products for their student operated company.
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Crucian Youth Earn Certification as Divers by Jr. Scientists in the Sea

A team of young Crucians celebrated the successful completion of their dive training through Jr Scientists in the Sea, as they earned their PADI open water dive certification.
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Beach Advisory for June 12-16

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 35 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of June 12-16, 2017. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing:
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Beach Advisory for June 5-9

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 34 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of June 5-9, 2017. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing.
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NPS Researching Green Turtle Grazing Behavior in Seagrass Meadows at Buck Island Reef National Monument

Research will be conducted over a 7 to10-day period, once each month through late December 2017.
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GVI Encourages Residents to Be Ready, Be Insured for Hurricane Season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts an above-normal season, with 11 to 17 named storms, including two to four major hurricanes.
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Beach Advisory for May 22-26

DPNR announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following.
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