March 29, 2017 3:16 am Last modified: 1:56 am

National Park

V.I. National Park Service to Hold 26th Folklife Festival

Virgin Islands National Park will commemorate Black History Month with its Folklife Festival 2017. The annual festival will be celebrated Feb. 23 and Feb. 24, at the Annaberg Sugar Plantation ruins, St. John.
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Conservationist Jon Stryker Donates $1.275 Million for Expansion of National Park

Friends of Virgin Islands National Park (Friends) today announced a donation of $1.275 million by St. John resident and conservationist Jon Stryker to fund the purchase of an 11.8-acre property that will be donated to the Virgin Islands National Park.
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Friends of VI National Park Annual Meeting Set for Jan. 29

The Friends of VI National Park (Friends) will hold its annual meeting on Sunday, Jan. 29, at Rain Tree Restaurant at Cinnamon Bay Campground. The keynote speaker at this informative meeting will be Will Shafroth, president and CEO of the National Park Foundation.
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America Celebrates National Park Service’s 100th Anniversary

Students, ages eight and older, are invited to join Virgin Islands National Park and the Elaine I. Sprauve Library in celebrating the National Park Centennial on Aug. 25 on St. John.
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New Concessions Operator Selected for Cinnamon Bay, Trunk Bay Areas

Virgin Islands National Park officials have announced that Redwood Parks Company LLC has been selected to provide commercial services at Cinnamon Bay and Trunk Bay under the terms of a new 15-year concessions contract effective Oct. 1.
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Donation Helps with Beach Restoration Project

Thanks to another donation from Harith Wickrema of St. John’s Eco Serendib Villa and Spa, the Friends of V.I. National Park is able to continue beach restoration work at Maho Bay.
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