Posts Tagged ‘geographic consulting’

Urban and Community Forestry Grants Now Available for 2018

The 2018 grant cycle for Urban and Community Forestry Grants has begun at the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture. Organizations and agencies can apply for forestry projects up to $20,000. Follow the link for additional details.    

Public Notice to participate in the VIDPNR-CZM 309 Program Assessment

GOVERNMENT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS OF THE UNITED STATES ————0———— DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND NATURAL RESOURCES No. 45 Estate Mars Hill, Frederiksted St. Croix, Virgin Islands 00840   Office of the Commissioner                                                                                                              Telephone: (340) 773-1082 FAX: (340) 773-1716  

Summary of the 2015 Leatherback Sea Turtle Nesting at Sandy Point Wildlife Refuge, St. Croix, USVI

The 2015 leatherback sea turtle nesting season at Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge in St. Croix concluded in August and we have since been analyzing data. We now know much more about the 2015 season at Sandy point. This informal report

Producing Energy on Islands: Marooned

The industry publication, “POWER” published a story on generating power on islands and the challenges. Puerto Rico, and several pacific islands are featured. The US Virgin Island and WAPA are also featured and called “energy trailblazers” for their efforts to reduce

Early Success as Turtle Watch gets Under way in April, 2015

Last night’s Turtle Watch on Sandy Point with US Fish and Wildlife Service and Geographic Consulting was a success. Our group had just arrived and was settling in, when Turtle Watch visitor and friend, Lindsy Wagner, spotted a female coming out

Geographic Consulting’s 2015 Leatherback Turtle Team Begins Night Patrols

              Our 2015 team has successfully completed their field training and has begun full time night patrols. Saturation tagging of all nesting leatherback females will take place every night at the Sandy Point Wildlife Refuge for the rest

Summary of the 2014 Leatherback Nesting Season

As the 2015 leatherback season at Sandy Point rapidly approaches, we would like to share this summary of some of the key findings from last season. 2014 Leatherback Nesting Summary, Sandy Point, St. Croix. In 2014, sea turtle biologists from Geographic

Tropical Nursery Manual Now Available

We are pleased to announce the release of the much anticipated Tropical Nursery Manual from the USDA Forest Service. The full title of the publication is Tropical Nursery Manual: A Guide to Starting and Operating a Nursery for Native and Traditional Plants

Leatherback Sea Turtle Nesting Season 2014, Underway at Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge

The Leatherback sea turtle nesting season of 2014 is underway at Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge. Night patrols began on April 1 this year and we have been so busy with start up and other projects that this is our first

Internesting Threats for Leatherbacks

The nesting season for leatherbacks  (Dermochelys coriacea) at Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge in St. Croix has been underway for three months.  At this point, most of our turtles have  nested at Sandy Point multiple times.  Some turtles that have nested seven