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Tag: US Virgin Islands

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  • Hurricane Irma

    This infographic shows the eye of Hurricane Irma and details the Southeast Region response. The Service sent out teams with fuel, water, food and chainsaws to make sure that employees were safe, to inspect homes and buildings, to clear roads and to find staging areas for equipment. Hurricane Irma impacted 45 national wildlife refuges, three national fish hatcheries, two ecological services field stations, two fish and wildlife conservation offices and three law enforcement offices in the Caribbean and Southeast U.  Learn more...

  • Hurricane Maria

    This infographic shows the eye of Hurricane Maria and details the Southeast region response. Maria made landfall over Puerto Rico as a Category 4 Hurricane impacting 57 employees, 15 field stations and 22,000 acres. The Southeast region assisted our neighbors in Puerto Rico, Vieques, Culebra and St. Croix. The region accounted for all of our employees, helped FEMA with search and rescue, provided aerial transportation between islands, secured facilities with tarps and generators, provided security to DOI assets, enabled communication between local government and Service facilities, transported food, water and fuel, cleared roads, and stabilized facilities for Puerto Rican parrots.  Learn more...


  • A large adult sea turtle on a sandy beach.
    Leatherback sea turtle at Tinglar, U.S. Virgin Islands. Photo by Claudia Lombard, USFWS

    Conservation in the U.S. Virgin Islands

    Related content Caribbean Caribbean Ecological Services Field Office Caribbean Puerto Rican Parrot recovery program Caribbean Coastal Program Caribbean Environmental Contaminants Caribbean Project evaluations Caribbean Grants at a glance Caribbean Stories Caribbean Document library Dec 10, 2018 | 2 minute read News New regional director to head southeastern conservation efforts Fish and Wildlife Service Nov 9, 2017 | 5 minute read Articles Service facilities built to withstand nature‚Äôs worst Oct 25, 2017 | 6 minute read Articles Partners in chaos Oct 19, 2017 | 5 minute read Articles A plea, and an answer Oct 6, 2017 | 3 minute read News A tale of two photos Oct 4, 2017 | 2 minute read News Rain coming Sep 29, 2017 | 1 minute read News The Caribbean offices of the U.  Learn more...

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