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Leinster Bay recognized for significance in the history of resistance to enslavement

Congratulations to the VI National Park team that did the work to get Leinster Bay Plantation accepted into the National Park Service Network to Freedom Program. The Network to Freedom…

Call To Action: Your Opinion on Caneel Matters Now

Please note! Community opinions about the future of Caneel matter and are an important part of determining it’s future. The deadline for making your voice heard is May 7! Go…

Friends April 2021 Newsletter

Friends April newsletter takes a look at what we’ve been up to and and what’s coming up! In brief, it includes updates on natural resource protection programs like our turtle…

Caneel Bay Community Conversations Scheduled

Friends of Virgin Islands National Park is committed to finding a solution that addresses the environmental contamination on the property and includes conversation with the community.   We are pleased…

Increase in volunteers bolsters support for turtle monitoring program

Virgin Islands Daily News Article By ANDREA MILAM / March 18, 2021 The coronavirus pandemic found a lot of people with more time on their hands, and for the Friends…

Friends of Virgin Islands National Park has selected Tonia Lovejoy, the current Development Director, as its Acting Director.

Press Release – For immediate release / March 18, 2021 Friends of Virgin Islands National Park (Friends) has selected Tonia Lovejoy, the current Development Director, as its Acting Director.  Ms.…

COVID can’t quash the culture: Folklife Festival set to celebrate 30 years

Friends is honored to support the Park’s Folk Life Festival. Extract from an article in the Virgin Islands Daily News. Read full article here. Two Category 5 hurricanes didn’t stop…

Taino Today, Part 4: Recent Discoveries at Cinnamon Bay Show Presence of Early Indigenous Culture.

Extract from an article The Source: Taino Today, Part 4: Recent Discoveries at Cinnamon Bay Show Presence of Early Indigenous Culture. “Wild, who has been based on St. John for…

National Park Service continues next phase of environmental site assessments at Caneel Bay Resort

Virgin Islands National Park News Release Release Date: February 11, 2021 Contact: Nigel Fields, viis_superintendent@nps.gov 340-776-6201 ext. 431 National Park Service continues next phase of environmental site assessments at Caneel…

Friends of VI National Park Annual Meeting

Friends of Virgin Islands holds a public Annual Meeting at which National Park Service, Friends and community leaders deliver updates on priorities for the Park. A virtual year-in-review look at…