Commissioner Jean-Pierre L. Oriol of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) congratulates Director Nicole F. Angeli, Ph.D., of the Division of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) on her receiving the Mark J. Reeff Memorial Award at the 112th Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies that was held from Sept. 18-21. in Fort Worth, Texas.
A five-person crew of National Park Service wildland fire professionals from South Florida is in the National Park for the rest of this week conducting a Wildland Fire Risk Assessment around every structure in the park.
Friends of Virgin Islands National Park invites university-level students to apply for the Noble Samuel and Jeffrey Matheny scholarships for the 2022-23 school year. The deadline for applications is Monday, July 11.
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.
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
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 U.S. Department of the Interior and EHI Acquisitions LLC (EHI is an affiliate of CBI Acquisitions LLC, which is the current operator of Caneel Bay Resort), announced Wednesday that they have reached an understanding to move forward with negotiations toward a long-term lease for Caneel Bay Resort
All boaters should begin to make necessary preparations as the remainder of the 2020 Hurricane Season begins to intensify. In the event of a tropical system, boaters are advised to plan or relocate to the following havens.
In preparation for the arrival of Tropical Cyclone 9, Christiansted National Historical Monument (CHRI), Buck Island Reef National Monument (BUIS), and Salt River Bay NHP&EP (SARI) are securing all park buildings and facilities on July29 prior to the storm’s arrival.
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