Tag Archives: Virgin Islands

1990 Video about US Virgin Islands National Park

This link passed on by Kevel Lindsay: St. John Virgin Islands National park : National Park Service : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive St. John Virgin Islands National park  by National Park Service Published 1990 Usage Public Domain Topics nps.gov, public.resource.org National Park … [Read more]

Judith Towle’s Remarks on Presenting the Tortola Environmental Profile

This is the presentation by Judith Towle, founding Vice President of Island Resources Foundation and Director of the four-island Environmental Profile Programme for the British Virgin Islands,  as presented at the Tortola Profile Launch Ceremony in the J.R. O’Neal Botanic … [Read more]

Not for Profit: Fish Bay Native Plant Garden — Story in St. John Source

With a $3,325 Urban and Community Forestry grant and 200-hours-and-still- counting of hard labor, a small group of Fish Bay, St. John, residents created a Native Plant Garden on land owned by the Island Resources Foundation. [Read more]

Report from BVI National Parks Trust: Moorings at Sandy Cay

This good news from Joseph Smith-Abbott, Director of the BVI National Parks Trust.Installation of moorings at Sandy Cay (one of the most popular “lunch stops” for visiting and bare boat charter yachts in the British Virgin Islands) has been active… [Read more]

Report on 13th Annual REEF CHECK Assessment of 8 Reefs in the British Virgin Islands

For the seventh year, a group of eight volunteer divers from the UK, Japan, Turkey and US, gathered in the VI for Reef Check BVI´s 13th annual reef survey and training programme which surveyed four sites each between April and May. [Read more]

Oil Nut Bay Development

From the BVI Standpoint, June 2009 … approval for development was given in the early 2000s to the Hendersons, the original developers, before EIAs were required under the 2004 Physical Planning Act. The original plan called for a “simple low densi… [Read more]

Erosion and Sediment Controls on Tortola, NOT. . .

[This message copied from Lianna Jarecki today. . . . ] Dear Todd, Freeman, others…. From my vantage point at Mount Healthy today there is a tongue of brown water extending from every ghut, big and small, on the north side of Tortola. This is di… [Read more]

News Flash: Unwise Development Kills

I wonder if there’s any correlation between building in silly, unsafe, environmentally dangerous places, and the frequency that concrete trucks flip over and kill people? Does that suggest there are additional painful consequences of approving unw… [Read more]