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DPNR TO HOST WORLD OCEANS WEEK TOUR

Commissioner Jean-Pierre L. Oriol of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces that in celebration of World Oceans Week, the Division of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) and the Division of Library, Archives and Museum (DLAM) will host a series of educational pop-ups throughout the island of St. Croix this week from 9am to 2 pm.

This week-long event will allow the public to learn more about the territory’s valuable natural resources and the measures taken to protect them. The East End Marine Park’s ECOVAN will host a variety of activities such as “Ask a Biologist”,  an interactive mystery box, and a learning display about the seasonal measure of the conch. The DLAM  Bookmobile will also host Storytime sessions and tours.

ECOVAN & Bookmobile Pop-up Locations

Tuesday, June 6th – Fort Frederik

Wednesday, June 7th – La Reine Produce Market

Thursday, June 8th – Shan Hendriks Market

Friday, June 9th – La Reine Chicken Shack

For additional information or questions please contact St. Croix East End Marine Park Environmental Outreach Coordinator Kelcie Troutman at kelcie.troutman@dpnr.vi.gov

and (340) 718-3367.