Posts Tagged

Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR)

At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsEnvironmental NewsSt. Croix News

Mid-Island, ST. CROIX – Litter, debris and brush have been removed from the La Reine Fish Market with the comprehensive cleanup being the first phase in the rehabilitation process, Senate President Kenneth Gittens said today. Senator Gittens thanked the Department of Planning and Natural Resources, Department of Public Works, Virgin

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCaribbean NewsEnvironmental NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. Thomas News

FREDERIKSTED —  A public meeting will be held on St. Croix tomorrow to discuss the effects of stony coral tissue loss disease in the territory, the Department of Planning and Natural Resources said in a press release Tuesday. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Fort Frederik

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsEnvironmental NewsHealth NewsSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE —  The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said today that Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) has been found recently on St. Thomas. SCTLD is a lethal coral disease that can affect roughly half of the coral species in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The cause of the

Read More
Art NewsAt VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsEducation NewsSt. John News

CRUZ BAY — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said that the public library on St. John will only be open three days a week. The change first went into effect this week. The Elaine Ione Sprauve Library and Museum of Cultural Arts located on St. John’s west end

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsCommunity AffairsEnvironmental NewsGovernment House NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

FREDERIKSTED — The V.I. Department of Agriculture said today that Bill Number 32-0062, “The Community and Heritage Tree Law of the Virgin Islands” was signed into law January 6th, 2019. “This law protects all public trees, which are those within the right-of-way of public roads and on publicly owned land,”

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsEnvironmental NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

CHRISTIANSTED — It will soon be legal to hunt local deer in the Virgin Islands — provided you have the proper permit. The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said Wednesday that the Division of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) is currently developing pre-application guidelines and permit conditions to address

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCommunity AffairsSt. Croix NewsSt. Thomas NewsTechnology News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces that the Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (Regional) is hosting Outreach Services throughout the territory.  If you are someone who has a disability, someone who lives with or aids the disabled, and or persons who are

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsEducation NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said that the Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums will launch the Story Time Initiative territory-wide.  This initiative fosters and promotes community involvement and serves as a catalyst for youngsters to develop a love for their library and reading at a

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsEnvironmental NewsSt. Croix NewsTechnology News

FREDERIKSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said that the department will close its Mars Hill offices at 12:00 p.m. today. DPNR said that it is experiencing a Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) “potable water problem” at its office in Frederiksted. Commissioner Dawn Henry said that

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsEnvironmental NewsHealth NewsSt. Croix News

FREDERIKSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said that it in monitoring the fire that began at the Anguilla Landfill in the early morning hours Sunday. The fire reportedly originated in the mulch section at the entrance to the Anguilla Landfill about 3 a.m. on Sunday, according

Read More