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V.I. National Park Modifies Operations, Implements Local Health Guidance

As of Monday, March 23, Virgin Islands National Park will offer limited services outside those that support visitor or resource protection.
Honeymoon and Hawksnest beaches at Virgin Islands National Park, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. (National Park Service photo)

Virgin Islands National Park Modifies Operations in Response to COVID-19

Where it is possible to adhere to the latest health guidance, the park will remain open to provide healthy options for the public. Park trails, beaches and waters remain open.
Honeymoon and Hawksnest beaches at Virgin Islands National Park, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. (National Park Service photo)

Plaskett Applauds Choice of Nigel A. Fields to Be Superintendent of National Park Sites

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI) released the following statement today on the announcement of Nigel A. Fields appointment as superintendent of the Virgin Islands National Park and Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument, effective Feb. 16, 2020:
Before the 2017 hurricanes, two green sea turtles swim in Turtle Cove off Buck Island, St Thomas. (Photo by Paul Jobsis)

Park Service Seeking a Buck Island Sea Turtle Research Intern

St. Croix's Buck Island Reef National Monument is seeking applicants for the position of Sea Turtle Research Assistant (intern) to conduct sea turtle research and monitoring, the National Park Service announced in a press release.

New Maho Bay Pavilions Completed

With the significant loss of vegetation and tree cover, there has been almost no shade available for beach-goers. NPS’s guiding principles for this project called for structures that would be light on the environment and accommodate high seas.

New Owners to Rebuild Cinnamon Bay Campground, Trunk Bay Concession

St. John’s Cinnamon Bay campground will be rebuilt in an effort to boost the local economy and restore jobs.

USVI Getting $10 Million National Parks Storm Recovery Historic Preservation Grant

As a result of the devastating 2017 hurricanes, which impacted historic and archaeological resources throughout the Virgin Islands, the National Park Service awarded the...

V.I. National Park Is Recruiting for Positions at Trunk Bay, St. John

NPS will hold two discussion sessions on how to apply for these jobs. Interested parties may attend the first at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, or another to be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 6.
V.I. National Park Superintendent Nigel Fields

NPS Announces Important Notice to Park Visitors

The NPS will not operate parks during the federal government shutdown period, and no visitor services will be provided.
Honeymoon and Hawksnest beaches at Virgin Islands National Park, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. (National Park Service photo)

V.I. National Park Accessible to Public During Government Shutdown; Some Services Not Available

There will be virtually no NPS-provided visitor services at V.I. National Park, including public information, restrooms, trash collection as well as facilities and roads maintenance.

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