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Caneel Bay operators file ownership claim in court

By SUZANNE CARLSON / Virgin Islands Daily News The current operator of Caneel Bay Resort on St. John filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. government Thursday, asking a judge…

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Friends of VI National Park Offers Kids Learn To Swim Program

Press release – Appeared in Virgin Islands Source / June 24, 2022 The Friends of the Virgin Islands National Park (FVINP) has kicked off this summer with its Friends Learn…

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STJ Sea Turtle Program Seeks Volunteers to Monitor Beaches

By Amy H. Roberts / Virgin Islands The Source / June 22, 2022 Thursday, June 16, was World Turtle Day, and right on cue, the first known female hawksbill turtle…

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VINP Supt. Fields Updates Status of Caneel Redevelopment Plan

By Amy H. Roberts / The Source / June 20, 2022The National Park Service has published a report summarizing the comments submitted by the public in response to the Caneel…

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Friends June Newsletter

Friends June Newsletter talks of the particular beauty in the exhaustion that follows physical exertion be it from working on the trails, sifting sand on an archeology dig, or in…

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Teenagers lead the way in Power Swim

By BILL KISER Daily News Sports Editor ST. JOHN — Eddie Soltis heard about the Friends of the Virgin Islands National Park’s annual Beach to Beach Power Swim last year,…

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Shaping the future of Caneel Bay together

Virgin Islands Daily News Op Ed / Nigel Fields, St. John, is the superintendent of the National Park Service Dear Editor, I offer a heartfelt “thank you” to all who…

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Over 350 Swimmers To Participate In Friends of Virgin Islands National Park 19th Annual Beach-to-Beach Power Swim On Memorial Weekend

Press release / St.John, US Virgin Islands, May 18, 2022 — Friends of Virgin Islands National Park’s annual Beach-to-Beach Power Swim helps raise funds for marine conservation and youth programs…

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Turtle Alert! Second Leatherback Nest Discovered

May 16, 2022 by Hillary Bonner / News of St John Good Morning, Good Morning!  A few weeks ago you may remember a post regarding the first Leatherback Turtle nest found on St.…

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Friends selects founding member for Young Professionals Board

By ANDREA MILAM St. John Correspondent / Virgin Islands Daily News Lila Uzzell was quite familiar with the Friends of Virgin Islands National Park when she got the call requesting…

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