Shore-Based Fishing Surveys
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Shore-Based Fishing Surveys

Fishing is a cultural traditional on St. Croix.  Currently, however, there is little known about how many Crucians are fishing recreationally, how much fish they’re catching, or what kind of fish people are catching.  In order to better understand the importance of recreational fishing on the island, there are three studies that will be conducted … Continue reading

Moko Jumbies: A Curator’s Statement
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Moko Jumbies: A Curator’s Statement

At street parades, hotels and cultural events on St. Croix, you might encounter colorfully masked and costumed stilt dancers reaching some twelve to fourteen feet in height, known as Moko Jumbies.  These entertainers perform synchronized, skilled and complex acrobatics, often balancing and jumping on just one stilt.  While the secular aspect of this tradition is … Continue reading

Rain Gardens
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Rain Gardens

Have you ever considered installing a rain garden on your property?  There may be funding sources to help you build one–join our Watershed Stewards group on Google to learn more. A rain garden is a small depression filled with native plants which captures stormwater runoff.  The garden holds the water as it slowly infiltrates the substrate and recharges the … Continue reading