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Disability Rights Center VI Celebrates ADA With Small Business Webinars in July

The webinars will focus on helping small businesses learn how to create engaging social media content and develop disability employment policies pertaining to individuals with disabilities in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

V.I. Native Establishes Endowment to Support UVI Computer Science Majors

Cora Richardson, founder of AROC and native Virgin Islander residing in California, identified UVI as the charitable beneficiary of the funds, which are intended to support students majoring in computer science.

A Golden Shower for Carpenter Bees

The Cassia fistula tree in my yard has finally lived up to its nickname, Golden Shower. I planted it from a seed I was given by a friend quite a few years ago, without knowing much about it.

UVI Bulletin Board for July

Here is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.
The Aedes aegypti mosquito carries the Zika virus. (Yale University School of Public Health photo)

Op-Ed: Dengue and COVID-19 Make a Dangerous Combo

One of the advantages of living in the USVI is being able to see how things play out on the mainland. We then can evaluate how we can adjust accordingly.

Request for Comments on Island-based Fishery Management Plans in U.S. Caribbean

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries requests public comments regarding the changes these Fishery Management Plans (FMPs) would make to fisheries management in U.S. Caribbean federal waters.

Limetree Bay Updates Safety Measures for Personnel Returning to the Territory

The new procedures call for all contractor personnel to be tested before arriving on St. Croix and then isolated for 72 hours after arrival before being tested again for the COVID-19 virus.

Virgin Islands Energy Office Rebate Program Ends

Each household had the potential to receive up to $5,000 in rebates. This program targeted homeowners, renters and small businesses.

Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund at CFVI Accepting Applications for 2020

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands has announced the availability of funding to support studies and activities that address environmental concerns that transcend the boundaries of a single island or island state in the insular Caribbean.

Territory Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act

The ADA Anniversary Committee will be celebrating the landmark civil rights legislation in a series of virtual events open to the public during July.

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