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    Buck Island Reef

    National Monument Virgin Islands

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In the Spring of 2012 we presented a Draft of our General Management Plan. We continue to review the comments made prior to the May 1, 2012 deadline, and will return to the public with responses to the public's comments in late Spring 2014.

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We have received substantive comments from our partner and supervisory Virgin Islands and Federal Governmental agencies. Comments can be viewed by clicking below.

Virgin Islands and Federal Governmental Agency Comments

You can view a February 2014 Newletter update describing where we are in the Final GMP/EIS drafting process here.

 

For the Social Media Comment Policy for all three St. Croix parks, click here.

Did You Know?

Coral Reef Damage Caused by Hurrican Hugo in 1989

Worldwide, coral reefs are fast disappearing. They are slow-growing and vulnerable to pollution, sedimentation, overfishing, warming of the seas, and boat damage. Because corals thrive only in a narrow range of conditions, biologists see their plight as a planetary danger signal.