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Friends Awards Seven University Scholarships

Friends of Virgin Islands National Park is happy to announce that this year seven university-level scholarships have been awarded to Virgin Island youth.  The $5000 awards fall under the auspices…

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National Park Service and Friends of Virgin Islands National Park To Rebuild Cruz Bay Playground

St. John, US Virgin Islands, September 19, 2022 – The National Park Service and Friends of Virgin Islands National Park (Friends) will begin the rebuilding of the playground in front…

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National Park Service seeks public input on additional Caneel Bay contaminant study results 

Public comment period runs September 13 through October 12  NPS News Release ST. JOHN, U.S. Virgin Islands – The National Park Service (NPS) today released the Draft Engineering Evaluation and…

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Summer Trail Crew wraps up successful season of work in VINP

By ANDREA MILAM St. John Correspondent | Virgin Islands Daily News Friends of Virgin Islands National Park’s Summer Trail Crew wrapped up a successful six weeks of work in the…

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Friends August Newsletter

The Friends August Newsletter includes the rewards of summer youth programs, the start of sea turtle nesting season, and preparing for the school year and tourist season. It was a…

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Friends July Newsletter

The Friends July Newsletter is about summer youth programs and celebrating the start of sea turtle nesting season. From Summer Trail Crew to Learn to Swim, and natural and cultural…

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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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