Earlier this year we presented a Draft of our General Management Plan for the Park to the public. We are currently reviewing the comments made prior to the May 1 deadline, and will return to the public with responses to the public's comments in late Fall 2012.
The comprehensive Draft GMP document can be viewed at this website:
We have now received substantive comments from our partner and supervisory Virgin Islands and Federal Governmental agencies. Copies of their letters and comments can be viewed by clicking below.
Please watch this space as we begin to post public and other stakeholder comments to the DraftGMP/EIS for Buck Island Reef National Monument.
Did You Know?
Coral reefs are complex colonies of individual animals called polyps. These produce carbonate skeletons cemented together by blue-green algae, resulting in massive but surprisingly fragile formations.