John Hoeven

On Earth Day, we celebrate all the gifts the world and nature make available to us. We recognize our complete dependence on its bounty. And we acknowledge the need for good stewardship to preserve its fruits for future generations.

EARTH DAY : APRIL 22, 2024

Let’s protect our beautiful island together! Please join Friends of Virgin Islands National Park's 15th annual Earth Day celebration! The 2024 theme is Growing For Tomorrow

Earth Day 8x11 Posters (1)

EARTH DAY EVENTS

Monday April 15 | CONSERVATION CONVERSATION PANEL | Watch the recording here.

Saturday April 20 | BEACH CLEANUPS | Join Friends at Drunk Bay | Meet at 9am in Salt Pond Parking Lot

Monday April 22 | EARTH DAY FAIR | More info below.

Tuesday April 23 | TRAIL CREW VOLUNTEER PLANTING | Details posted on social media on Monday, April 22

Wednesday April 24 | COMMUNITY PLANT GIVEAWAY | NPS Visitor Center Pavilion, Cruz Bay | 8am to 10am

Thursday April 25 | TRAIL CREW VOLUNTEER PLANTING | Details posted on social media on Monday, April 22

EARTH DAY BEACH CLEANUP 2024

 

Join Friends of Virgin Islands National Park at DRUNK BAY | Saturday, April 20, 2024 | Meet at Salt Pond parking lot at 9am

 

THANK YOU to these organizations & businesses pledging to make a difference this Earth Week!

EARTH DAY FAIR 2024

Powell Park | Monday, April 22, 2024

Friends of Virgin Islands National Park's Annual Earth Day Fair for St. John and St. Thomas school students focuses on learning how to work and live sustainably in the Virgin Islands. The Earth Day Fair kicks off with a Litter Stomp Parade lead by VI Waste Management’s Litter Critter with a pizza party prize for the class in each school with the most creative Litter Stomp Crew. Booths at the fair hosted by community organizations, businesses, and UVI students cover subjects as diverse as coral reef protection, Cruz Bay history, birds, plants, turtles, recycling, and mangrove protection. This event includes a Junior Ranger Award ceremony, and recognition for the waste management workers.

The 2024 booths are

2024 Partners & Sponsors

Earth Day is made possible thanks to our partners and sponsors:  Liberty Foundation, Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority, USVI Sports, Park & Recreation, USVI Tourism, and Virgin Islands National Park.

Earth Day Gallery