This closure begins at 12:01 a.m., local time, on April 1, 2019, and extends through 11:59 p.m., local time, June 30, 2019.
DPNR performed water quality analysis at 32 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of March 25-29, 2019. All sampled beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing.
On Feb. 28, Coral World Ocean Park received a call that a sea turtle had stranded at the bottom of the Bolongo Bay cliffs. When the rescuers clambered down the cliff, they found a sub-adult, green sea turtle lying on its back.
• This closure begins at 12:01 a.m., local time, on March 1, 2019, and extends through 11:59 p.m., local time, June 30, 2019.
The Division of Coastal Zone Management is alerting the Virgin Islands community of the emergence of the Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD), which has recently been found on St. Thomas.
This law protects all public trees, which are those within the right-of-way of public roads and on publicly-owned land.
The Coral Bay Community Council (CBCC) encourages residents to test their cistern potable drinking water on a regular basis -- at least every six months -- or if they notice any change in quality (i.e., taste, smell, color or visibility).
This swimming program on St. Thomas is held for six weeks and is offered twice each year. It is open to students in grades 1-12 or ages 4 and up. The program features three levels.
During a government shutdown, agencies that receive mandatory funding or have funds appropriated in prior years that are carried forward can continue to serve customers using that money.
The Towle Fund supports studies and activities that address environmental concerns that transcend the boundaries of any single island or island state in the insular Caribbean.