DPNR performed water quality analysis at 29 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Feb. 19-22, 2019. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing:
The Division of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) is alerting the Virgin Islands community of the emergence of the Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD), which has recently been found on St. Thomas.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries reminds fishermen and the public of the upcoming seasonal closure on fishing for or possession of red, black, tiger, yellowfin and yellowedge grouper in U.S. Caribbean federal waters.
This law protects all public trees, which are those within the right-of-way of public roads and on publicly-owned land.
Based at UVI, YOE is a marine science-based summer enrichment opportunity that aims to increase students’ interest and engagement in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and the ocean sciences.
Students and staff had been dismissed early on Jan. 9, following complaints of an odor and skin irritations affecting some areas of the campus.
This swimming program on St. Thomas is held for six weeks and is offered twice each year. It is open to students in grades 1-12 or ages 4 and up. The program features three levels.
During a government shutdown, agencies that receive mandatory funding or have funds appropriated in prior years that are carried forward can continue to serve customers using that money.
The Towle Fund supports studies and activities that address environmental concerns that transcend the boundaries of any single island or island state in the insular Caribbean.
The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) has announced it is launching a series of post-hurricane projects in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and parts of the U.S. mainland.