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Friends of National Parks to Host Marine Scientist Marcia Taylor at Thursday Lecture

The Friends of the St. Croix National Parks have brought back the Thursday Lectures. Marcia Taylor of the University of the Virgin Islands will...
National Park Service photo shows Maho Bay, part of the V.I. National Park.

Friends of the V.I. National Park Leads Project to Reopen Trail

Friends of Virgin Islands National Park (VINP) has announced the reopening of the Francis Bay Walking Trail, which was heavily damaged during hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Tourism at St. Croix’s Three National Parks Creates Over $10 Million Benefit

A new National Park Service (NPS) report lists the following 2017 economic data for the three National Park sites on St. Croix.

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.

Christiansted National Historic Site Wharf Bulkhead Replacement to Take 2 Years

The engineering and design phase that determines the appropriate materials, skirting and bulkhead construction method is underway.

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.

National Park Foundation Gives Grants to Project Promise, NPS

Project Promise, in conjunction with the National Park Service (NPS), was selected for a third time to receive a 2017 field trip grant from the National Park Foundation

NPS Announces Fee Increase at Christiansted National Historic Site

Starting on Feb. 12, NPS will increase the entrance fee for Christiansted NHS at Fort Christiansvaern from $3 to $7 per person to bring it in line with other similar national park areas.
More wrecked boats, these at Coral Bay.

NPS Seeking Displaced Vessel Owners of Numerous Hurricane-Damaged Vessels

The National Park Service is working in coordination with the U.S. Coast Guard and FEMA to address damaged vessels that have been displaced due to recent hurricane activity.

Limited Access Available at St. Croix National Park Sites

All the parks on St. Croix sustained damage from Hurricane Maria. The majority of the damage includes downed trees, loss of power, structural and building damage, shoreline erosion and storm-washed debris.

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