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Virgin Islands National Park announces the 2021 YCC Youth Conservation Corps

This summer employment opportunity is open to youths ages 15 to 18. Applicants must reside on either St John or St Thomas. See the attached flyer for more information on…

Call for volunteers for the VINP Turtle Monitoring & Protection Program

Three species of sea turtles are known to nest on the beaches of St. John. With your help, we aim to protect the nests of these endangered species and foster…

Learn To Swim Program Community Swim

The Learn To Swim program that offers free swim lessons kicks off on Saturday, May 29 with a Community Swim at Oppenheimer Beach from 12pm to 2pm. Initially swim lessons…

Cinnamon Bay Campground FAQ

National Park Service / U.S. Department of the Interior / Virgin Islands National Park Response to Frequently Asked Questions (May 19, 2021) Is Cinnamon Bay Campground open? Cinnamon Bay Campground…

DPNR Public Notice Regarding Proposed Renovations And Improvements To the VINP Visitors Center

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces that pursuant to Virgin Islands Rules and Regulations, Title 12, Chapter 21, Section 904-9, an application for Federal Consistency Determination, CZJ-04-21(FC), has…

Friends Accepting Applications For Summer Trail Crew

Friends of Virgin Islands National Park is seeking Virgin Islands high school students (ages 15-19) to be a part of the 2021 Summer Trail Crew. This is a 6-week summer…

Over 250 Swimmers To Participate In Friends of Virgin Islands National Park 18th Annual Beach-to-Beach Power Swim

PRESS RELEASE St.John, US Virgin Islands, May 5, 2021 — Friends of Virgin Islands National Park’s annual Beach-to-Beach Power Swim helps raise funds for marine conservation and youth programs like…

Friends May 2021 Newsletter

Protect Your Happy Place! Friends May newsletter includes a Caneel Call to Action for community feedback, the May membership drive, and the upcoming Beach to Beach Power Swim as well…

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…