Posts Tagged ‘St. Croix Environmental Association’

SEA’s Coral Conservation Corps

St. Croix Environmental Association

Hosted by the St. Croix Environmental Association, this is a 2-week program taking place in the Beach Meeting Room at The Buccaneer Resort from July 22 — August 2. Students age 13-16 may apply. The cost is $50. The Coral Conservation Corps provides an in-depth look at coral reef biology and ecology, and challenges students to become stewards…

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SEA Public Snorkel Clinic

Snorkel the Buck Island Reef Underwater Trail

Learn to snorkel or advance your skills with the St. Croix Environmental Association. School-aged children to adults are welcome. SEA will provide instruction and gear. Registration is not required but appreciated. To register: call (340) 773-1989 or email info.atsea@gmail.com. This month’s event will be at the beach just south of Cottages by the Sea.

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SEA Turtle Hatchling Watch Youth Night

Sandy Point

This is a unique opportunity to watch leatherback hatchlings emerge from their nests and learn all about the ecology and conservation of turtles locally and globally. this evening is geared especially toward the youth of our community. All adults must be accompanied by someone under age18 years. SEA’s hatchling watches are a benefit of membership;…

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SEA Biobay Kayak Excursion

Salt River National Historic Park

Bush Tribe will lead this evening kayak trip on Salt River. The kayak trip sets out before sundown, giving us a chance to see the sunset, then heads over to the mangrove lagoon to see the bioluminescent dinoflagellates, glowworms, and comb jellies. Space is limited and registration is required. Minimum age is 6 years old.…

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SEA Turtle Hatchling Watch

Sandy Point

This is a unique opportunity to watch leatherback hatchlings emerge from their nests and learn all about the ecology and conservation of turtles locally and globally. SEA’s hatchling watches are a benefit of membership and participants must be current members of SEA. Space is limited, and you must register ahead of time: info.atsea@gmail.com or (340) 773-1989.

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SEA Public Snorkel Clinic

Sailing and Snorkeling

Learn to snorkel or advance your skills with the St. Croix Environmental Association. School-aged children to adults are welcome. SEA will provide instruction and gear. Registration is not required but appreciated. To register: call (340) 773-1989 or email info.atsea@gmail.com.

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SEA Public Snorkel Clinic

Snorkel the Buck Island Reef Underwater Trail

In May, were headed west for our public snorkel clinic. Fort Frederik beach is a great area to see marine fishes, sea fays, small corals on rock crevices and migratory critters. Snorkels, masks and vests will be provided. You are more than welcome to bring your own gear. Sign-ups in advance are greatly appreciated. Contact…

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Sandy Point Turtle Watch

Leatherback Turtle Hatchlings

The Turtlewatch Program is a special opportunity to learn about St. Croix’s marine turtles and wildlife at Sandy Point. Join SEA for a starry night at the refuge for a biology talk on the endangered leatherbacks and the wild potential to see a nesting female.  To sign up for Turtlewatch, you must be a member with SEA. There are…

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Earth Day Eco Fair

Reconnect with Nature at the Botanical Garden

SEA is celebrating Earth Day and 26 years of Eco-fair at the St. George Botanical Gardens. Eco-Fair is annual event for students to learn about St. Croix’s environmental resources, native wildlife and marine environment. Grades 3-6 will meet and interact with fair exhibitors, presenters, and go on guided walking tours on the national historic property.…

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SEA Public Snorkel

Sailing and Snorkeling

This month’s public snorkel clinic will take place at Southgate beach. Gear such as vests, masks and snorkels are provided. You are more than welcome to bring your own, and a drinking water bottle to stay hydrated. To sign up for this snorkel clinic, please contactinfo.atsea@gmail.com or (340) 773-1989.

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Turtle Season Kick-off

Leatherback Turtle Hatchlings

Celebrate the beginning of sea turtle nesting season with turtle info, activities, and a beach clean-up. Turtles and hatchling turtles can often get hung up in trash on the beach or worse, they mistake it for food when it washes into the water. This activity is open to all community members. Please bring drinking water…

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Southgate Coastal Reserve Volunteer Day

St. Croix East End Marine Park

Southgate’s volunteer day is the first Saturday of every month! The Saint Croix Environmental Assiociation will bring variety of tree species to do tree planting and tree watering at Southgate Coastal Reserve. Water will be available, so please bring your own drinking water or water bottle, sun protection gear and closed shoes. Meet at the…

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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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Respect the Leatherback Sea Turtles

While many people have a huge fondness and respect for sea turtles, there is something particularly awe inspiring about Leatherback sea turtles. The oldest of all sea turtle species, it has been around for more than 150 million years! Leatherbacks are also the largest of the sea turtles (and the fourth largest living reptile on…

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Hawksbill Turtle Watch

Hawksbill Turtle Watch

Every species on the earth has its specific place and particular role in the ecosystem and marine turtles, such as the hawksbill, are no different. They are a small part of ocean species that need to be treated with respect and care, and should be regarded as part of a rich marine heritage. They are…

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Birding at Southgate Coastal Reserve

Birding at Southgate Coastal Reserve

Avid and novice bird watchers alike will enjoy the aviary experience St. Croix offers. There are seasonal appearances by certain species, as well as resident birds who make St. Croix their home year round. While you will see some of our feathered friends as you drive through the rainforest, visit the beaches, or go about…

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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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A Hike through Canaan Gut

A Hike through Canaan Gut

GoToStCroix.com joined the St. Croix Environmental Association and BushTribe Eco Adventures on a hike through Canaan Gut up the back of Blue Mountain.

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