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Beach Advisory for June 18-22

The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing

Seasonal Prohibition Begins June 1 on Fishing for Queen Conch Off St. Croix

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries reminds the public of the upcoming seasonal prohibition on fishing for or possession on board a fishing vessel of queen conch.
Coral reef on the west end of St. Croix

Interior Continues to Fund Coral Reef Management Fellowship Program

This highly selective graduate-level program has already placed fellows in American Samoa, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

The Coral Conservation Corps Offers a July Summer Program

The program is for ages 13-16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 16-27, Monday through Friday, at The Buccaneer Hotel. (lunch is not included).

Public Asked to Report Manatee Sightings in St. Croix Waters

The National Park Service (NPS) and the US Fish & Wildlife Service, along with the Puerto Rico Manatee Rescue team, are out on the water today searching for two manatees. The public is being asked to help.

VIDOA and UVI-CES Join to Offer Free Workshops for Arborists

The Forestry Division of the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture and the University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service are hosting a series of free educational seminars for tree care professionals and other interested persons.

Beach Advisory for April 16-20

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 17 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of April 16-20, 2018. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing:

Beach Advisory for April 9-13

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 17 designated beaches throughout the Territory during the week of April 9-13, 2018. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing.

UVI Students, Masters of Marine & Environmental Studies, Get to Final Round in Video...

The 2018 Masters of Marine & Environmental Studies cohort at the University of the Virgin Islands has received notice that their video “Spread the Word, Not Halophila” is one of only 10 submissions to make it to the final round of the Ocean 180 Video Challenge.
Coki Beach was filled with visitors last week.

Beach Advisory for April 1-6

DPNR did not conduct its weekly beach monitoring for the week of April 1-6, 2018; therefore, the water quality of these beaches is unknown.

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