NPS has announced the award of seven cooperative agreements totaling $3.28 million to address the impacts of hurricanes Irma and Maria on coral reefs, mangroves and shorelines at four park sites in V.I.
The final EE/CA report revealed the presence of a variety of contaminants, including pesticides and metals, at concentrations that pose unacceptable long-term risks to human health and the environment.
Angelita “Angie” Alvino has been chosen as the new superintendent for Christiansted National Historic Site, Buck Island Reef National Monument and the Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve
This article is as relevant today as when I wrote it a few years ago, stressing how important it is to establish open green spaces in the Virgin Islands if we want to grow a healthy economy.
Data will be collected using small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, commonly referred to as drones. The collected data will contribute to several research projects.
Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the next phase of environmental assessments at Caneel Bay being conducted by the National Park Service.
The assessment will identify the nature and extent of possible environmental contamination on the property, which is an important next step in determining the future of the resort.
Governor Albert Bryan Jr. and Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett are working with the National Park Service to make available additional resources to ensure the safety of visitors to the Buck Island Reef National Monument in light of recent incidents on the island located just off St. Croix.
The National Park Service makes a statement about Buck Island Reef National Monument incident when rangers responded to a brawl and gunfire.
In 2021, the park will continue with hurricane Irma and Maria recovery efforts throughout the park on St. John as well as at Red Hook, St. Thomas.