May 24, 2017 11:42 am Last modified: 8:34 am

National Park

14th Annual Beach-to-Beach Power Swim Set for May 28

This year’s event will be the largest ever, with 350 competitors. Hosted by Friends of V.I. National Park, it will raise money for preservation, conservation and education programs.
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Virgin Islands National Park Hiring Youth for Summer Jobs

The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is providing paid summer employment for youth (15-18 years old) in Virgin Islands National Park (VINP).
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NPS Announces 2017 Storm Refuge Permitting Procedures for Hurricane Hole

V.I. National Park and V.I. Coral Reef National Monument have announced procedures for mariners wishing to register their vessel in Hurricane Hole for the 2017 hurricane season.
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Transfer Day Exhibit at National Park Cinnamon Bay Archaeology Lab

In celebration of the Transfer Day Centennial in the U.S. Virgin Islands, a new exhibit will open at the Cinnamon Bay Archaeology Lab on Friday, March 31.
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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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