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Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund at CFVI Accepting Applications for Funding

The environmental fund grants up to $7,000 to support activities that include internships, research studies, workshops, seminars, lectureships, citizen science or publications.

Governor Issues Statement on EPA Conditions to Restart Refinery at Limetree Bay

“We welcome the EPA’s help in this matter, and we welcome the findings and the recommended actions aimed at protecting the community and ensuring a safe restart to refinery operations at Limetree Bay." Bryan said.

VIEO, WAPA, DPNR Create Net Energy Billing, Electrician-Certified Solar Installations

Applications continue to be submitted and have navigated through the various stages of the permitting workflow.

UVI Caribbean Green Technology, VIDA Recommend Voluntary Water Conservation

Drought conditions limit people’s ability to refill cisterns and ponds, and, although convenient, buying water is often an expensive proposition for families and farmers.

Delegate Stacey Plaskett Visits Island Green Living, Gifft Hill School

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett was given a firsthand look at the vital initiatives of St. John’s Island Green Living Association during a tour focusing on the importance of turning “waste” into a resource.

CORE STX Coral Strike Team Fights Dangerous Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease

Divers gathered in the morning on June 5, prepared the specialized antibiotic treatment, and spent the day working together to reach their goal of treating as many corals as they could.

DPNR Closes Fishing of Queen Conch From June 1 Until October 31

Seasonal harvest closures conserve fished populations and help sustain and improve the fisheries of the Virgin Islands.

Unmanned Aircraft Systems Being Used to Map Coral Reefs Around Buck Island

Data will be collected using small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, commonly referred to as drones. The collected data will contribute to several research projects.

Limetree Continues Flare Incident Investigation

As of noon Thursday, production at all of the process units were discontinued and Limetree is nearing completion to bringing them to a safe and stable condition.

Get a Head Start on Readiness and Resilience During Hurricane Preparedness Week

Residents have nearly three months before the season’s peak when tropical waves form off the west coast of Africa and move through the Caribbean, but Virgin Islanders know hurricanes can spin up anytime.

VITEMA to Distribute Atlantic Hurricane Tracking Maps for 2021

The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency will be distributing 6,000 free Hurricane Tracking Maps on all four islands for use by the public.

Coral World Ocean Park Welcomes Two New Dolphins

The dolphins, Cavello and Nola, join the four current residents – Liko, Noelani, Sonny and Ping.

UVI Webinar Series Celebrates Earth Day

To celebrate Earth Day this year, the University of the Virgin Islands and its partners will co-host a series of webinars and community conversations.

Photo Focus: A Closer Look at the Rare Feathered Visitor

Visiting birders Lisa and Randy Freeman expected to see some unusual birds while on St. Thomas, but never imagined they’d stumble upon a lone, lanky Caribbean flamingo.

Sargassum: Brown Tide Threatens the Caribbean

A decade after the first sargassum blooms were spotted in the South Atlantic, these massive brown mats of macro-algae represent one of the largest ecological threats to the Caribbean.

VIEO Real-Time Energy Monitoring Pilot Program Application Opens for Participation

With this program, the Virgin Islands Energy Office aims to give people more transparency into their energy profile, i.e., how much electricity they use and when.

Energy Office Starts Real-Time Energy Monitoring Program

This energy monitoring pilot program will give residents and small business owners an opportunity to evaluate their energy usage as well as evaluate their ENERGY STAR® product savings.

STX Foundation Solarizes Community Center, Adding 6,000 Kw of Power to Island

St. Croix Foundation has announced the completion of the second phase of its Pilot Solar-Supported Community Center Project and Workforce Development Initiative with the solarization of the senior citizen housing center, Flambouyant Gardens

VITEMA Is Monitoring Volcanic Activity on St. Vincent and the Grenadines

While there is no current threat to the U.S. Virgin Islands, VITEMA officials remain in continual contact with the National Weather Service in Puerto Rico and the United States Geological Survey.

WAPA to Add Wind Energy to Power Mix; Wind Farm to Be Built at Bovoni Point

Under terms of the agreement, Advance Power will develop, finance, permit, design, construct, test, operate and maintain a wind farm at Bovoni Point on St. Thomas.

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Juju & Cece’s Lemonades and Treats is hosting a Freco and Lemonade event today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cultured Naturals Body Care  located on Company Street in Christiansted, St. Croix. 

The business, Juju & Cece’s Lemonades, evolved from a summer project put together by 4-year-old Juliett Reid-Ventura and 3-year-old Gracie Reid-Ventura. #visource #usvi #supportlocalbusiness

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