Mosquito Borne Disease
There are two mosquito transmitted diseases (virus), Dengue, and Chikungunya Fever, now in the Caribbean. Both viruses are transmitted by Aedes species mosquitoes, which have black and white stripes markings. Please take a look at link information. More »
Join Our Friends
The “Friends of Virgin Islands National Park” has become a valuable private sector partner to Virgin Islands National Park. The Friends provide beneficial assistance by financially supporting educational programs, cultural and historic research, and various resource protection activities in the Park. To become involved, please contact the Friends at (340) 779-4940, or visit their website at www.friendsvinp.org for more information.
Did You Know?
A wasp common to St. John is called the Jack Spaniard. These paper wasps are not aggressive, but will sting you repeatedly if disturbed. The sting can be quite painful, and should be treated with common sting relief remedies. The discomfort can last three days.