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DPNR, Friends of East End Marine Park to Host Seagrass Patrol Education Event

The Seagrass Patrol is a citizen science program that will provide participants with a hands-on experience to learn about the inhabitants of seagrass meadows that are often overlooked.

UVI Caribbean Green Technology Center Webinar to Host World Water Day Outreach Events in...

Virgin Islanders can learn more about water quality, safe drinking water, water conservation strategies, wastewater and the impacts of drought on agriculture.

DPNR Kicks Off Watershed Management Planning Project to Reduce Disaster Risk

The watersheds of focus encompass areas with critical infrastructure like the airport and major roadways; commercial, government and residential investments; and agricultural activity.

UVI’s Glass Crusher Project Gearing Up to Accept Glass Waste for Recycling

Through UVI’s Glass Crusher Project, the university is gearing up to accept glass waste from the community to improve recycling efforts in the V.I. Commencing March 27, the university will host a glass collection effort on the last Saturday of each month.

Beach Advisory for Feb. 15-19

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 21 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Feb. 15-19.

Plaskett Applauds NPS Progress on Caneel Bay Environmental Assessments

Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the next phase of environmental assessments at Caneel Bay being conducted by the National Park Service.

USDA Offers Conservation Help to Landowners to Protect Wetlands, Agricultural Lands, Grasslands

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) applications at local USDA Service Centers island-wide.

DPNR Makes Changes to Science Saturdays

Topics are being chosen for the entire year and include: science behind coral disease research; birds of St. Croix, and the life of tide pools.

USDA-NRCS Funds Caribbean Area Priority Watershed Assessment for Water Quality Improvement

The Watershed Assessments funding notice for the National Water Quality Initiative has been posted to www.grants.gov and is open for applications through March 31

V.I. Energy Office’s Energy Efficiency Rebate Application Goes Virtual

The rebate program allows homeowners, renters and small businesses receive 40 percent rebates on select ENERGY STAR® products purchased in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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