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Letter Of Thanks

Greetings! It’s always important to reflect on all of the blessings we have. The gift of sunshine on our azure waters, the enduring appeal of sea turtles and other marine creatures,…

National Park Service Begins Planning For The Future Of Caneel Bay

National Park Service News Release Release Date: November 22, 2021 Contact: Nigel Fields, 340-776-6201 ext. 431 National Park Service begins planning for the future of Caneel Bay Environmental testing for site contamination…

Conservation Conversation With Tonia Lovejoy

Friends is hosting a Conservation Conversation at 12PM on Thursday November 18! Join us for a virtual open house to meet Friends new Executive Director, Tonia Lovejoy and get an…

Petition to the United States Army Corps of Engineers Regarding Proposed Coral Bay Marina

Sign this petition please! In 2014 Friends of Virgin Islands National Park made clear our concern about the proposed Coral Bay marina development on social, economic, and environmental grounds.  Nothing…

Friends November Newsletter

Things are getting busy as the season kicks off on island! Our volunteer trails program is up and running, school kids are spending time in the park, and Ocean Week…

Friends October Newsletter

October marks the beginning of Friends’ financial year and the upcoming season! With your support, we will be tackling some big projects this year and, as always, are committed to…

FRIENDS LINES UP SEMINARS AND BEACH CLEANUPS FOR OCEAN WEEK ON ST. JOHN

PRESS RELEASE: St.John, US Virgin Islands, October 4, 2021 — Inspired by Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup, Friends of Virgin Islands National Park focuses on issues and actions related to…

Scholarship to carry on Noble Samuel’s legacy

Virgin Islands Daily News  By ANDREA MILAM St. John Correspondent A chance encounter more than 50 years ago has led to an opportunity for young students today to further their…

National Park Service Releases Caneel Bay Contaminant Study Results

Additional environmental investigation planned for winter Date: September 20, 2021 Contact: Nigel Fields, 340-770-6201 ext 431VIIS_Superintendent@nps.gov, ST. JOHN, U.S. Virgin Islands – The National Park Service (NPS) today released the…

Friends September Newsletter

Summer is fully upon us on St. John! Our seas glistening that gorgeous green-blue hue are calm, as are the streets of Cruz Bay. For the next few weeks, we…