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Monday, September 26, 2022

FVINP Presents State of Our Coral Reefs

National Park Visitor's Center St. John, VI

Dr. Caroline Rogers (USGS) and Jeff Miller (NPS) will present a 1-hour discussion on science and resource information regarding the state of our coral reef Dr. Rogers and Mr. Miller, both familiar experts working to protect our natural resources in the park, will communicate the "state of the reefs" as observed/monitored 6+ months post-storms. We […]

Friends VINP Irma Effects on Vegetation and Native Wildlife Presentation

National Park Visitor's Center St. John, VI

Monday, April 16th 5:30 - 6:30 pm National Park Visitors Center, Cruz Bay All are welcome and encourage to attend! In the immediate aftermath of Irma, the total defoliation of the forests was the most shocking and disorienting effect for many people. Seven months later, it's still obvious that the island's shores and forests will […]

State of the Birds presentation by VI Audubon, St John.

National Park Visitor's Center St. John, VI

Friends of VINP "Pop Up" events continue with a presentation by VI Audubon, St John. Tuesday, May 8th 5:30-7pm at the VINP Visitors Center in Cruz Bay All are welcome and encouraged to attend! Tuesday, May 8 5:30-6:30 pm at the National Park Visitors Center VI Audubon, St. John will discuss their observations after the […]

FVINP Power Swim – Practice Swim #2

Trunk Bay Beach St. John

This is the second practice swim for the Friends Power Swim to be held on May 27th at Trunk Bay. Please register for the event, and come test out the course! For more info on the Friends 15th Annual Power Swim, Visit:https://friendsvinp.org/beach-to-beach-swim-info HOW TO REGISTER: (Early Registration ENDS MAY 4th) Online https://friendsvinp.org/swim (closes May 25th, 6pm) Over […]

July 19: The Amazing Sea Turtle Free Popup Seminar

National Park Visitor's Center St. John, VI

Learn all about the beautiful turtles that make the tranquil waters of Virgin Islands National Park their home from Rafe Boulon, former VINP Chief of Natural Resources and Adren Anderson, VINP Turtle Monitoring program coordinator. Knowledge about nesting locations, species/populations, and monitoring is KEY to protecting these beautiful, beloved creatures. ALL ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED […]

Nov. 4: Paddle the Park 2018

Maho Bay Beach

Friends of the Virgin Islands National Park is hosting its 5th Annual standup paddleboard event PADDLE THE PARK at beautiful Maho Bay Sunday, November 4th. Proceeds from the event go to support vital education and conservation programs in Virgin Islands National Park, such as Sea Turtle Monitoring and Protection, Boater Safety and Awareness and School […]

Jan. 27: Friends of Virgin Islands National Park Annual Meeting

Trunk Bay Beach St. John

Friends of Virgin Islands National Park will hold its annual meeting at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27, at Trunk Bay. The keynote speaker will be Bob Vogle, regional director of National Park Service’s Southeast Region. Come hear what the Friends of V.I. National Park (VINP) has accomplished and about its plans for the upcoming year […]

May 26: Beach-to-Beach Power Swim

Maho Bay Beach

Imagine the Caribbean sun, azure water, white sand beaches and vibrant coral reefs that await competitors as they swim through the pristine Virgin Islands National Park (VINP) waters. Described by Swimming World Magazine as “the most beautiful open water swim in the world,” the Beach-to-Beach Power Swim has also recently been ranked in the top […]