Category Archives: USVI

Plants of Conservation Concern of the United States Virgin Islands

A collaboration among Island Resources Foundation,  the Virgin Islands Urban and Community Forestry Council, the VI Department of Agriculture, the US Department of Agriculture, and the US Forest Service has produced an up-to-date version of Plants of Conservation Concern of The United States Virgin Islands, written … [Read more]

Research Study: Integrating Climate Change Adaptation and Coastal Zone Management in the US Virgin Islands

Over the past year we have been consulting with some of the students in the graduate School of Forestry of Yale University on some papers that were written as a product of their field visit to the United States Virgin … [Read more]

New Erosion and Reef Impact Study in Coral Bay Watershed, St. John, USVI

[Below is an excerpt from Dr. Carlos Ramos’s faculty blog at the University of Texas <http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/geography/news/6971> about the kick-off for this new project. Carlos is IRF’s Program Coordinator for the Effects of Land Use on Soil Erosion and Marine Habitats.] In … [Read more]

IRF Trustee Nick Drayton of VI EPSCOR Greets Caroline Rogers at Photo Show

Caroline has become one of the Virgin Islands most accomplished marine photographers and the gallery show at Mongoose Junction is sort of a preview of a new book that we hear is in the latter production phases. Good news for Christmas shopping. [Read more]