Living on St. Croix: 38 Years and Counting!

Living on St. Croix: 38 Years and Counting!

In 1979, Amy Land-de Wilde was invited by a friend to visit St. Croix to go scuba diving. Little did she know upon accepting that invitation that her short visit would change her life. There’s no doubt she has a sense of adventure — originally from New...
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...