The Flamboyant Tree on St. Croix

The Flamboyant Tree on St. Croix

The Flamboyant trees are in full bloom on St. Croix! The tree goes by many names — delonix regia, royal poinciana, flame tree or, as some jokingly refer to it, the non-tourist tree because it’s flowering season is May through September when tourism slows...
Coral Reefs and Sunscreen

Coral Reefs and Sunscreen

On St. Croix, sunscreen is a necessity year-round, but this topic is pertinent to all of our friends, stateside and on island, this time of year. Recent research shows that a few of the common ingredients found in sunscreen are toxic to coral and are contributing to...