The 21st Annual Earth Day Eco-Fair
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The 21st Annual Earth Day Eco-Fair

The St. Croix Environmental Association has coordinated the annual Eco-Fair for St. Croix students for 21 years now!!  This year was another fantastic success.  Check out all the exciting things the island’s 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th graders learned last week at the St. George Village Botanical Garden. Students play a game and can recite … Continue reading

Your Friends are up to SOME good!
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Your Friends are up to SOME good!

The Friends of the STXEEMP are still diligently seeking to build awareness of the territory’s first marine park–the St. Croix East End Marine Park.  We did a lot in 2013 and have so much more planned for 2014–snorkel outings, lunch seminars, bayside hikes, presentations, stand-up paddle boarding, TWO lionfish derbies and a new event, Don’t … Continue reading

More Corals to be listed on Federal Endangered Species List
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More Corals to be listed on Federal Endangered Species List

We all know that Elkhorn (Acropora palmata) and Staghorn (Acropora cervicornis) have been listed as threatened on the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) since 1996, but did you know there are 64 additional species under consideration for adding this year? It’s true!  The Center for Biological Diversity has petitioned NOAA to move both Elkhorn and Staghorn to Endangered status, add 5 Caribbean … Continue reading

20th Annual Eco-Fair!
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20th Annual Eco-Fair!

Last month was a most exciting and fun Eco-Fair at the St. George Village Botanical Garden!!  With the attendance of 852 of the island’s finest 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th graders, Eco-Fair was a definite success!! Special thanks to Eco-Fair coordinator Lynnea Roberts at the St. Croix Environmental Association.  Without her work and persistent fund-raising this … Continue reading