October 22, 2017 2:06 pm Last modified: 10:35 am

National Park

Conditions Necessitate Continued Temporary Closures of Caribbean Parks

Some Caribbean park units fared better than others based on location and type of infrastructure, but all units are closed now for various reasons.
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Daily Updates Now Online for Hurricane Recovery of the National Parks of the Caribbean

Interested parties wanting to view the daily updates are encouraged to use the National Park Service (NPS) Severe Weather Response website.
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NPS Updates Damage to Christiansted NHS, Buck Island Reef, Salt River Bay

Many of the Virgin Islands national parks sustained damage from Hurricane Maria, mainly in the form of downed trees, loss of power, structural building damage, shoreline erosion and storm-washed debris.
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Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands National Parks to Remain Closed Friday for Now

Under the authority granted the NPS and the superintendent, the public use limits and the closures will remain in effect for the foreseeable future.
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DPNR Gives Hurricane Preparation Guidelines for Boaters in the U.S.V.I.

All boaters should begin to make necessary preparations for Hurricane Maria. Boaters desiring to take the initiative are advised to relocate to the havens mentioned below.
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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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Educators Go on Expeditionary Learning Adventure at National Park

The Insular Superintendent took its April 2017 meeting with St. Croix's principals, coordinators and directors to the great outdoors to provide the educators with a unique learning experience.
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Christiansted National Historic Site Celebrates 100th Transfer Day

The National Park Service, Christiansted National Historic Site will open two new exhibits at Fort Christiansvaern, Christiansted, on Friday, March 31, as part of the Centennial celebrations.
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Project Promise, NPS Launch ‘Every Kid in a Park’ Program

Project Promise is continuing its partnership with the National Park Service to give local students the opportunity to visit and learn about Salt River Bay National Historical Park.
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Sea Turtle Acoustic Tracking Program Continues This Week

The National Park Service (NPS) on St Croix is collaborating with Dr. Kristen Hart of the U.S. Geological Survey on a project that investigates sea turtle movements within Buck Island Reef National Monument to determine movement patterns, habitat use and other behaviors.
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