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Kimberly Boulon Art Gallery Event to Focus on Art and the Environment

The public is invited to join visual and performing artists for this free evening of entertainment, engagement and enlightenment: "RIDGE TO REEF, NORTH SHORE, ST. JOHN - PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION"

Audubon’s 2019 Christmas Bird Count Releases Results

This year’s Christmas Bird Count brought two surprise visitors to St. Croix. Three never seen before scarlet ibises took up early winter residence along...

CBCC to Conduct Wastewater Treatment System Performance/Water Quality Studies in 2020

In 2020, Coral Bay Community Council (CBCC) will be conducting a performance study of the most commonly used aerating onsite waste treatment systems and conventional septic tanks.

V.I. Energy Office Notifies Businesses of Rebate Program

ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency voluntary program that promotes the development and sale of high-quality energy-efficient products that exceed the federal specification for energy use.

STX Animal Center Joins With Others to Rescue Turtle

On Friday, Dec. 6, divers found a juvenile green sea turtle struggling with fishing line wrapped around her shell and flippers in the waters by Christiansted. V.I. and U.S. Fish & Wildlife representatives brought the turtle to Dr. Michelle Mehalick at the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center for medical assistance.

Euan P. McFarlane Environmental Award Goes to Alexandra Pierre of Haiti

The committee believes that the presentation of the award to Alexandra Pierre will highlight the importance of conservation efforts in Haiti and the role that courageous and dedicated individuals play.

DPNR Closes Red Hind Spawning Aggregation Area at Lang Bank to All Fishing

No harvest of any species is permitted within the delineated boundary of the Red Hind Spawning Aggregation Area from Dec. 1, 2019, until Feb. 28, 2020.

V.I. Energy Office Resumes Energy Star Rebate Program

Residents and small business owners can receive 40 percent rebates on select ENERGY STAR products purchased in the U.S.V.I.

NOAA Marine Debris Program Gives UVI $100,000

This award will target removal of marine debris from mangrove shorelines on St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix.

EPA Awards $412,101 to U.S.V.I. to Improve Air Quality

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced it has awarded the U.S. Virgin Islands DPNR $412,101 to support re-establishing the territory’s air pollution control and air monitoring programs.

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