This award recognizes someone who has made significant contributions to the conservation of natural resources. Hans Lawaetz has been a conservation leader for more than 50 years.
Applying conservation practices on private lands will benefit native plants and wildlife, and it will provide farmers and forest landowners with ecosystem services like pest control, soil fertility and clean water.
The Conservation Stewardship Program helps farmers, ranchers and forest landowners earn payments for expanding conservation activities while maintaining agricultural production on their land.
Coral World Ocean and Reef initiative Inc. (CWORI) was established in 2019 as an independent organization to advance and expand the conservation work being carried out by Coral World Ocean Park.
Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs says the discretionary grant application deadline for the Technical Assistance Program, the Maintenance Assistance Program and the Coral Reef and Natural Resources Initiative remains open until April 1.
DPNR performed water quality analysis at 28 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Jan. 17 – Jan. 21, 2022. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are considered safe for swimming and fishing.
CBCC continues working “Ridge to Reef” to improve the overall water quality in the bay and help preserve the bay’s threatened marine ecosystems.
Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett announced that the U.S. Virgin Islands will soon receive $31,883,000 in federal funding -- to strengthen drinking and wastewater systems.
Established in 2004, Island Green Living Association is a not for profit organization on St. John dedicated to sustainability throughout the United States Virgin Islands.
The Caribbean chapter of the Fifth National Climate Assessment will host a virtual workshop on Jan. 19 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to gather participants’ thoughts on the climate change issues that are most important to the U.S. Caribbean region.