April 24, 2017 5:25 am Last modified: 12:44 am

Environment

Beach Advisory for April 17-21

DPNR's Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory
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UVI Center for Marine and Environmental Science Assumes Responsibility for Coral Nurseries

The Center for Marine and Environmental Science (CMES) at UVI has assumed responsibility for the two branching coral nurseries on St. Thomas.
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Science Café to Host Talk on Bioluminescence Tuesday, April 25

There are no fireflies here in the Virgin Islands, but there is the incredible Salt River Bioluminescent Bay on St. Croix.
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Earth Day Science Event to Teach Gardening of Coral Trees

Join researchers on Earth Day, April 22, at UVI’s Center for Marine and Environmental Studies to learn about coral gardening and help build a “coral tree.”
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A Science Cafe Event About Corals Set for April 20 at Iggies

Join UVI Master of Marine and Environmental Science graduate students for an evening of “Corals & Cocktails” on Thursday, April 20, at Iggies Beach Bar.
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USVI Earth Day March and Celebration Planned for April 22

The Virgin Islands Conservation Society invites the community to participate in a USVI Earth Day March and Celebration to be held on St. Thomas and St. Croix from 9 a.m. to noon, on Saturday.
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Beach Advisory for April 3-7

DPNR announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory, advises the public of the following:
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Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund Is Accepting Applications for 2017 Funding

Grants will be awarded based on the potential of the proposed project to promote an integrated approach to addressing shared environmental concerns across island boundaries as well as to projects that contribute to trans-boundary solutions for environmental problems.
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Energy Offices to Close for One Day

VIEO informs the public that its offices on St. Croix and St. Thomas will be closed on Thursday, April 6.
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Beach Advisory for March 24-30

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water
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