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Researchers Survey and Tag Queen Conch at Buck Island Reef National Monument

The National Park Service in collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service Galveston Lab is conducting research within the Buck Island Reef National Monument (BIRNM) from Aug. 10-16.

UVI, NPS Partner to Conduct Seagrass Surveys at Buck Island Reef

The National Park Service (NPS) began a partnership with the University of the Virgin Islands to conduct seagrass surveys at Buck Island Reef National Monument (NM) on Thursday, Aug. 2.

The 2018 Buck Island Sea Turtle Nesting Season Has Started

The National Park Service celebrates its 31st year of research on the sea turtles nesting at Buck Island Reef National Monument. NPS, along with its many partner agencies, informs the public about sea turtles and the special consideration the community needs to give them while they are here to nest on V.I. beaches

Slave Wrecks Project to Present Results of Ongoing Research

The Slave Wrecks Project – St. Croix invites the public to attend on Thursday, July 12, at the UVI Great Hall when members of the project will present the status and results of their multiple research efforts across St. Croix.

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.

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