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Environment

Beach Advisory for March 26-30

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 30 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of March 26-30, 2018.

ALERT: Do Not Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste Until Further Notice

FEMA and EPA ask residents not to drop off these items until suitable collection points can be established.

Interior Gives $2.5 Million to Virgin Islands Sportsmen and to Support Conservation

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced $2,501,621 in funding to the U.S. Virgin Islands to support critical state conservation and outdoor recreation projects.

Cramer’s Park Beach Now Open for Public Use

The beach is now available for public use. Upper level restrooms are still in good condition and functioning

National Academic Science Committee Appoints UVI Professor to Lead Coral Reef Research

Formed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, the committee is tasked with conducting a study titled “Interventions to Increase the Resilience of Coral Reefs” (IIRCR).
Huge waves pound the Devil's Triangle on St. Thomas's north shore. (Alain Brin, Blue Glass Phortography)

Extraordinary Weather Has Dramatic Effect on St.Thomas Shorelines

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.

EPA Opens Grant Program for Environmental Education Projects

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.

Beach Advisory for February 5-9

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 29 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Feb. 5-9, 2018.

A Rescue Dive Saves Marine Life From an Abandoned Net

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.

Beach Advisory for January 8-12

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 34 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Jan. 8-12, 2018.

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