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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Tonia Lovejoy Named Executive Director

Friends of Virgin Islands National Park (Friends) is pleased to name Tonia Lovejoy as its new Executive Director.  Ms. Lovejoy succeeds Todd Sampsell, as President (2019-2021). Ms. Lovejoy joined the…

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Friends August Newsletter

There are few more joyful moments than seeing a young person’s pride in learning a new skill. This summer we have been blessed to witness more than a few of…

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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.…

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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…

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