October 21, 2017 11:40 am Last modified: 1:55 am

National Park

National Park Service 2014 Lecture Series Covers Sustainable Marine Operator Guidelines

 The National Park Service will continue its lecture series this month with a lecture and discussion hosted by Jenn Travis of the Friends of St. Croix East End Marine Park/CZM.

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National Park Deputy Superintendent Anderson Announces Retirement

 Virgin Islands National Park Deputy Superintendent Mike Anderson will be retiring on Jan. 3, 2014, after more than 34 years with the National Park Service (NPS).

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Friends of V.I. National Park Has ‘Best Ever’ Online Auction

 The 5th Annual Friends of V.I. National Park Online Auction raised over $43,600 this year, just beating last year’s total for the popular fundraiser.

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Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge Opens to the Public August 31

 Beginning Saturday, Aug. 31, the Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge will resume regular hours of operation: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Additionally, the refuge will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays when a cruise ship is in port at Frederiksted.Read More

Exhibit on Christiansted’s Neighborhoods Opens Aug. 20

 The Christiansted National Historic Site invites the community to an opening of its new exhibit about Christiansted and the history of its neighborhoods.

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National Park Recognizes Employees for Length of Service

 Superintendent Brion Fitzgerald of the Virgin Islands National Park/Coral Reef National Monument recently recognized 13 employees of the park by presenting “Length of Service” certificates.

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Leatherback Sea Turtle Watch Education Program Resumes for Nesting Season

 The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has announced the Turtle Watch Education Program will resume for the 2013 leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) nesting season at Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge.

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Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge Begins Seasonal Closure April 1

 Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge will be closed to the public from Monday, April 1 through Friday, Aug. 30.

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Salt River Bay National Historic Park Visitor Center Open Only One Day a Week

 Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve, located on St. Croix, will have new hours for its Visitor Contact Center at Salt River Bay above Columbus Landing.

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Christiansted National Historic Site Parking Lot Closes Early Daily

 Christiansted National Historic Site located on St. Croix will be closing its parking lot at 3:30 p.m. every day of the week, beginning Sunday, March 10, which will continue until further notice.

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