Research Reports, Projects & Papers
Friends of Virgin Islands National Park funds and supports a number of research projects in the park ranging from natural resource subjects to the economics of sustaining a growing visitor population. In addition, a number of papers related to the history and natural resources on the island can be found here.
A number of reports related to visitation, economics, demographics and more have been commissioned over the years.
Natural Resource History
Current and historical papers and documents related to St. John's natural resources.
Bat recovery research post 2017 hurricanes and developing bioacoustic classifiers to identify local bat species.
Research examining the impact of the 2017 hurricanes on the bird population in the park including trees and shrubs that function as a habitat for birds.