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Intern Log : Alessia Isolani : June 2020

As we continue to adapt to the new normal here on St. John, we have been completing various projects both in the field and back in our Archive. Ken has…

Intern Log : Alessia Isolani : April/May 2020

April and May brought new challenges to the VIIS archaeology team as we worked to find a way to stay productive and safe during the park closure and COVID-based territorial…

Intern Log : Alessia Isolani : February/March 2020

February has been filled with a lot of work in the archaeology department. We have been continuing our work at Cinnamon Bay, and have been making great progress. We have…

Intern Log : Alessia Isolani : January 2020

Happy New Year! We will be starting off the New Year with a lot of exciting work being done by the Park’s archaeology team. We are in the final stages…

Intern Log : Alessia Isolani : November/December 2019

As the busy season for tourism on St. John has been picking up, we have been working on a few projects to get ready for the increase of park visitors!…

Intern Log : Alessia Isolani : October 2019

Happy Archaeology Month!  October has been another busy month here on St. John. We have been continuing our monitoring work at Annaberg Sugar Factory, and it has been great to…

Intern Log : Alessia Isolani : September 2019

Since my last post, things on St. John have stayed as busy as ever. Although the recent storms have slowed our operations a little bit, there have still been plenty…

Intern Log : Alessia Isolani : August 2019

My name is Alessia Isolani and I am working as an Archeology intern funded by Student Conservation Association (SCA) and Friends of Virgin Islands National Park and will be here…

Letter to Department of Interior (Aug 12, 2020)

Friends of Virgin Islands National Park is committed to finding a solution for the Caneel Bay property that recognizes the St. John and St. Thomas communities as a voice in…

We Need a New Public Process For Caneel Bay Redevelopment

This opinion authored byTodd Sampsell, President, Friends of Virgin Islands National Park appeared as a Letter to the Editor in The Virgin Islands Daily News on Wednesday, July 8, 2020.…