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