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Rotary Club to Host Environmental Internet Fundraiser: ‘There is NO Planet B’

Fellow Rotarians and the public are invited to join the club online, Wednesday, Nov. 4, for “An Environmental Evening with Past Rotary International President Barry Rassin: There is NO Planet B.”

Beach Advisory for Oct. 12-16

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 37 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Oct. 12 – Oct. 16.

No Travel Restrictions for Birds Entering the Virgin Islands

While I was in New York City in September, there were a few nights when thousands of birds were expected to fly over on their way south – many of them heading towards the Caribbean. More birds than people it seems, as a number of islands are still not welcoming visitors.

Reminder: Nominations Being Accepted for McFarlane Environmental Leadership Award

The Euan P. McFarlane Environmental Leadership Award was established in 1987 to acknowledge individuals who have displayed both exemplary and sustained leadership on behalf of the environment in the insular Caribbean.

UVI Caribbean Green Technology Center to Host Lunch & Learn Webinar Series 

The “Lunch & Learn” series will feature a range of experts including solar installers, engineers, architects, community solar organizers, the Virgin Islands Energy Office, renewable energy experts and top energy consultants in the Caribbean.   

Coral World Reopens, Launches ‘Dolphin TREK’

Coral World’s dolphin welfare specialists often heard from guests during existing interactive dolphin programs that they would really like to see the dolphins swimming underwater.

Join UVI’s Caribbean Green Technology Center for ‘Lunch & Learn’ Webinar Series

Whether to become more energy independent, to lower electricity bills or to use renewable energy, if not sure where to start, then join the Energy Month webinar. The month kicks off with “Back to the Basics: Renewable Energy 101” on Wednesday, Oct. 7.

DPNR Launches New Reporting App to Protect Natural Resources in Territory

The new reporting app allows users to submit anonymous tips about illegal or suspicious activity that could harm the Virgin Islands’ natural resources.

Beach Advisory for Sept. 7-11: Sargassum Impacts Two St. Croix Beaches

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 32 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Sept. 7 – 11.
Hills are turning brown all over St. Thomas under drought conditions (sap photo)

USDA Designates V.I. Part of Drought Monitor, V.I. Eligible for Livestock Forage Disaster Program

This became extremely important when the U.S. Virgin Islands experienced a drought beginning in April that has not abated and continues with minimal relief.

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