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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.…

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…

Congratulations to Our 2020 Earth Day Poster Competition Winner

This appeared in The Virgin Islands Daily News. June 4, 2020

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…

Letter From Friends President Regarding COVID-19

Dear Friends, Members and Supporters: Due to the current and very fluid situation with COVID-19 the Friends are working to make sure our staff, volunteers, members, partners, visitors and community…

Friends Annual Meeting

Thank you Daily News for featuring the Friends Annual Meeting today! We are proud of the work that our organization has done over the past year thanks to our members,…

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…

VINP: Nigel Fields Named Superintendent of National Park Service Sites in St John, U.S. Virgin Islands

“The Friends is thrilled with the announcement of Nigel Fields as permanent superintendent of Virgin Islands National Park and Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument. The park and the St.…

Friends Annual Meeting 2020

Press Release – For immediate release UPDATE JAN 27, 2020 — This meeting was canceled due to weather and will be rescheduled shortly. Friends of VI National Park will hold its Annual Meeting at…