The Friends Seminars aim to educate and inform on subjects related to the protection, conservation, and preservation of the natural and cultural resources in the Virgin Islands National Park. You may register to attend via Zoom or watch recordings of past seminars on Friends' YouTube channel.
Reef Smart Virtual Seminar
Recorded April 20, 2022
Birds of St John Virtual Seminar
Recorded January 12, 2021.
Community Matters Seminars
This seminar series intended to sponsor conversations related to conservation, sustainable development, disaster capitalism, and environmental racism is made possible thanks to the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands and WTJX/NPR.
Ocean Week 2021 Seminars
Listen to one of our online seminars that have been recorded and learn more about our marine life and work being done to protect and conserve.
Recorded Wednesday October 20
Rethink, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Recorded Thursday October 21
Initiatives that Support Seagrass Meadows and Coral Reefs in the USVI
Recorded Friday October 22
An Underwater Scavenger Hunt: Cryptic Fish of St. John
Earth Day 2021 Student Seminars
Recorded April 22, 2021
These seminars aim to engage the environmental stewards of the future, our children!
Let’s Talk Turtles!
Aluminum Can Recycling. How Does It Work?
Endangered Species Seminars
Recorded May 21, 2021 | Endangered Species Day
These 45 minute seminars aim to highlight some of the endangered species issues in Virgin Islands National Park beyond sea turtles, the most high profile of the endangered species on St. John. Please register using the links below.
Endangered Plant Species of Virgin Islands National Park with Eleanor Gibney.
Reef Responsible Initiative with Victoria Beasley and Danielle Olive from DPNR's division of fish and wildlife.
St John Forever Legacy Planning Virtual Seminar
Recorded Jan 26, 2021
Explore leaving a legacy through the Friends with planned gifts, guided by expert financial planner Ralph Antolino, Jr., Principal at Antolino & Associates. Discussion includes an overview of the opportunities for trading tax dollars for philanthropy and ending up wealthier in the process.
Ocean Week Going Green Under The Sea Seminars
Recorded October 2020.