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USDA Announces First Sign-up Period for FY2022 Conservation Program Funds

The Environmental Quality Incentives Program is a voluntary conservation program that provides financial and technical assistance to farmers and ranchers to help install and implement conservation practices on eligible agricultural land.

Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund at CFVI Accepting Applications for 2021 Funding

The Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund was established at CFVI in 2003, in recognition of the work, interests and commitment of Judith Ann Towle to increase environmental awareness in the Eastern Caribbean.

NOAA Seeks Input on Report: ‘Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful’

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is seeking input from stakeholders on how to conserve and restore America’s oceans, coasts and Great Lakes.

Trust for Virgin Islands Lands Earns National Recognition

The Trust for Virgin Islands Lands has achieved national recognition – joining a network of over 450 accredited land trusts across the nation that have demonstrated a commitment to professional excellence.

Sirius Development Seeks Public Input on Building Marina Resort in Coral Bay

The project will be focused on environmental protection and preservation of the traditional Coral Bay culture while bringing economic growth, job training, employment, new business and more focused attention on cleaning up and revitalizing Coral Bay.

VIEDA Selects Bidder for Energy Sector Analysis Consultant

The goal of this analysis is to identify investment opportunities in existing and potential renewable energy projects within the territory to promote to investors.
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Zoom Dialogue on Relationship Between Climate Change and Health Set for Aug. 25

Climate change is known to impact health through three climatic dimensions: extreme heat, natural disasters and infections and diseases.

Biden Administration Commits $3.46 Billion for Hazard Mitigation to Reduce Climate Change

Over the past 30 years, this program has made more than $15 billion available to states, tribes and territories to make communities more resilient and reduce risks from future disasters.

Island Green Living Makes Local Mulch Available for Sale Starting August 4

Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 4, the non-profit will make the only locally-sourced mulch available for sale to the community. Island Green’s Brush Chipping Pilot Program has been designated a Clinton Global Initiative “Commitment to Action” for its sustainability.

STX Foundation, Non-Profit Partners to Host 3rd Engage VI Virtual Town Hall

The Town Hall is themed “Reimagine St. Croix: A Vision for Healthy People, Thriving Economies, and A Sustainable Environment.”