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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.

Conditions Necessitate Continued Temporary Closures of Caribbean Parks

Some Caribbean park units fared better than others based on location and type of infrastructure, but all units are closed now for various reasons.

Daily Updates Now Online for Hurricane Recovery of the National Parks of the Caribbean

Interested parties wanting to view the daily updates are encouraged to use the National Park Service (NPS) Severe Weather Response website.

NPS Updates Damage to Christiansted NHS, Buck Island Reef, Salt River Bay

Many of the Virgin Islands national parks sustained damage from Hurricane Maria, mainly in the form of downed trees, loss of power, structural building damage, shoreline erosion and storm-washed debris.

Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands National Parks to Remain Closed Friday for Now

Under the authority granted the NPS and the superintendent, the public use limits and the closures will remain in effect for the foreseeable future.

DPNR Gives Hurricane Preparation Guidelines for Boaters in the U.S.V.I.

All boaters should begin to make necessary preparations for Hurricane Maria. Boaters desiring to take the initiative are advised to relocate to the havens mentioned below.

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