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National Park Service to open Caneel Bay lease for competition

ST. JOHN, U.S. Virgin Islands — The National Park Service (NPS) today announced its decision to employ a competitive lease strategy to redevelop Caneel Bay at Virgin Islands National Park.…

Friends July Newsletter

Friends July newsletter is a call to action! We ask that everyone to pitch in and help protect the natural and cultural resources of the park by spreading the word…

Young St. Johnian making waves with nature photography

This article in The Virgin Islands Daily News is a wonderful introduction to the newest member of the Friends team! Kayden Richards took up the position of Photographer In Residence…

Friends June Newsletter 2021

Thank you volunteers! Friends June newsletter recognizes the community that makes our work possible! It includes results from the successful Beach To Beach Power Swim, an update on the Learn…

NPS Announces Release Of Caneel Environmental Report

The National Park Service (NPS) will release the Engineering Evaluation and Cost Analysis (EE/CA) draft report on environmental conditions at Caneel Bay Resort on June 10, 2021 and begin a…

Virgin Islands National Park announces the 2021 YCC Youth Conservation Corps

This summer employment opportunity is open to youths ages 15 to 18. Applicants must reside on either St John or St Thomas. See the attached flyer for more information on…

Call for volunteers for the VINP Turtle Monitoring & Protection Program

Three species of sea turtles are known to nest on the beaches of St. John. With your help, we aim to protect the nests of these endangered species and foster…

Learn To Swim Program Community Swim

The Learn To Swim program that offers free swim lessons kicks off on Saturday, May 29 with a Community Swim at Oppenheimer Beach from 12pm to 2pm. Initially swim lessons…

Cinnamon Bay Campground FAQ

National Park Service / U.S. Department of the Interior / Virgin Islands National Park Response to Frequently Asked Questions (May 19, 2021) Is Cinnamon Bay Campground open? Cinnamon Bay Campground…

DPNR Public Notice Regarding Proposed Renovations And Improvements To the VINP Visitors Center

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces that pursuant to Virgin Islands Rules and Regulations, Title 12, Chapter 21, Section 904-9, an application for Federal Consistency Determination, CZJ-04-21(FC), has…