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St Croix Geography & Climate

St. Croix is 84 square miles in size, 22 miles long and the widest point is a little more than 6 miles. The terrain on the east end of the island is rocky and arid with short grassy hillsides and many cactus clusters. The west end of the island is lush with large...

St Croix Environmental Projects Get US Stimulus Funds

Two projects on St. John and one on St. Croix will get a total of $2.7 million for watershed stabilization and turtle nesting protection projects, Delegate Donna M. Christensen announced. The money comes from NOAA and will be funneled through the St. Croix-based V.I....

Turtle Nesting Season Comes to St Croix

The nesting season for the leatherback, green, loggerhead and hawksbill sea turtles that nest in the Virgin Islands runs from March to December every year, with different peak periods for different species. There are several key nesting areas on St. Croix, including...

Tips for Moving to St Croix with Kids

Moving can be a life-altering experience for a child. If you are moving out of the area and your children will be attending a new school, the difficulties for children may only be magnified. However, there are plenty of things you can do for your children during the...

Echo Boomers in St Croix

Echo boomers, the children of baby boomers, will be the salvation of the housing market, Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies predicts.In its annual state of the nation’s housing study, the center says that the 75 million Americans born...