Monthly Lecture Series
The Park Service sponsors a monthly lecture series on the second Thursday (usually) of each month. Topics range from reports on current research in the Parks to community interests such as historic preservation and green building initiatives.
Building Resilient Reefs of the Future: Innovative Coral Conservation, Restoration, and Monitoring on St. Croix The Caribbean is ground zero for coral reef degradation. Unseen and unheard, corals are dying – taking with them habitat that supports fisheries,...read more
March 2019 Presentation: Green Turtles and Greener Pastures: The role of grazing in Caribbean seagrass ecosystems
Please join us Thursday March 7th, 2019 at 5:30 pm at the Guinea Company Warehouse in Christiansted as Alexandra Gulick discusses her PhD work on at Buck Island. NPS Seminar – March 7, 2019 Alexandra Gulick, PhD Candidate University of Florida Project Summary In the...read more
This year was the 31st year of the Buck Island Sea Turtle Research Program! It is one of the longest-term research, monitoring, and conservation programs for sea turtle conservation. Please join us Thursday December 6th, 2018 at 5:30 pm at the Guinea Company...read more
My name is Manu Afshar and I am a student in the University of the Virgin Islands’ Master’s of Marine and Environmental Science program. In 2016 I worked for the National Park Service on Buck Islands as an intern in the Buck Island Sea Turtle Research Program. After...read more
Jessica Stuczynski Hometown: Stow, OH Jess is currently a graduate student at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science where she studies marine conservation. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Organismal Biology/Psychology...read more
Meet the Volunteers-In-Parks (VIPs)— Helping to Care for Special Places and Connect People with their Parks Please join us Thursday October 11th, 2018 at 5:30 pm at the Danish West India and Guinea Company Warehouse at Christiansted National Historic Site VIPs work...read more
The Native Son–“Preserving VI History One Collectible at a Time” with Julio Encarnacion, III *** Please Note that Due to tropical storm Isaac we have moved our September presentation to the 20th *** On Thursday, September 20th at 5:30 in the UVI Great Hall Mr....read more
A Forest History of the US Virgin Islands This lecture profiles past and present deforestation and reforestation in the US Virgin Islands. The geography, ecology, and humans of the three islands will be discussed. St. Thomas and St. John form one ecological and...read more
Please join us Thursday July 12, 2018 at 5:30 pm at the UVI Great Hall when members from the Slave Wrecks Project-St. Croix will present the current status and results of their multiple research efforts across St. Croix. Dr. Meredith Hardy (National Park Service) will...read more
Thursday Lecture for June, 2018: Marcia Taylor – US Climate Change Exit Impacts on the USVI Upcoming Marine Debris Projects/Plastics Ban
Date: Thursday, June 14, 2018 5:30 – 6:30 pm Location: UVI Great Hall (Click Here For Map) EDIT: Here is the video of Marcia’s presentation: Global climate change will have dramatic impacts on the environment all over the world including the Virgin...read more
Nothing from May 22, 2019 to June 21, 2019.