Posts Tagged ‘Friends of the St. Croix USVI National Parks’

Free Entrance to Fort Christianvaern

Come experience the national parks! On four days in 2018, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2018: January 15: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. April 21: First day of National Park Week September 22: National…

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Chasing Coral on St. Croix

Salt River Canyon West Wall (Grouper Grotto)

St. Croix is leading the charge to protect and restore our Caribbean coral reefs, but climate change is threatening to wipe out coral reefs on a global scale. Never before has coral bleaching been more vividly shown and clearly explained than in the Sundance award-winning documentary Chasing Coral. From this film has sprung a movement to…

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Friends of the St. Croix USVI National Parks

Friends of the St. Croix USVI National Parks

Friends of the St. Croix USVI National Parks is a nonprofit organization that supports St. Croix’s three National Parks: Christiansted National Historic Site, Salt River Bay Historical Park & Ecological Preserve, and Buck Island Reef National Monument. The mission of the Friends is to increase public awareness and appreciation of the National Parks on St…

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Find Your Park on St. Croix

Find Your Park on St. Croix

The United States’ National Park Service (NPS) celebrated the centennial of their creation in 2016 with the ‘Find Your Park’ program. Many Americans think of the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone or Yosemite when they think of national parks, but you can ‘Find Your Park’ right here on St. Croix, USVI! While the island is only 82 square miles…

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Volunteer or Donate!

Volunteer or Donate!

One thing I love about St. Croix is how involved individuals in the community are with the island’s many charitable causes, whether by volunteering their time or by donating money or goods.  Whether you live on St. Croix or you’re a visitor, whether you want to help the animals, save the reefs, or give a…

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