St Croix Receives 2 Federal Grants

The Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority has received $58.0M in ARRA (American Recovery & Reinvestment Act) funds to improve broadband infrastructure in the islands. Congresswoman Donna M. Christensen said the award, with nearly $29.4 million in matching...

St Croix and the Dreaded Lionfish

More than 100 invasive Pacific lionfish have been captured and killed in the Virgin Islands since the first one was spotted November 2008. The zebra-striped predators with poisonous spines are voracious eaters and can destroy coral reefs by gobbling up reef fish at an...

St Croix Receives NOAA Award for Reef Protection

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources a $472,750 formula grant to continue work on coral reef management. Starting Oct. 1, the 18th-month grant will provide funding to support both the St....
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