For the first time in recent memory Magens Bay Park on St. Thomas was closed Monday due to dangerous ocean swells and waves reaching as high as 25 feet by some estimates.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the request for proposal for the 2018 Environmental Education (EE) grant program. Proposals should plan for projects to start no earlier than Sept. 1.
DPNR performed water quality analysis at 29 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Feb. 5-9, 2018.
While swimming, UVI marine advisor Marcia Taylor saw an abandoned net filled with marine creatures. She initiated a rescue dive with the help of a local dive shop.
DPNR performed water quality analysis at 34 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Jan. 8-12, 2018.
Household hazardous waste should not be thrown out with regular trash as it can contaminate the land, waterways and groundwater.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reminds fishermen and the public of seasonal fishing restrictions in U.S. Caribbean federal waters beginning Dec. 1, 2017, at 12:01 a.m.
The manuscript -- altered juvenile fish communities associated with invasive halophila stipulacea seagrass habitats in the U.S. Virgin Islands -- is the culmination of research efforts by the 2015 cohorts.
Residents should drop off their household hazardous waste at the collection pad location closest to them.
The Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) anticipates that negative environmental impacts will be caused by storm-water runoff, high surf zones and anticipated sewer system overflows.