VI National Park to host research reviews

ScienceintheparkThe Park’s 50th Anniversary Conference on Marine and Terrestrial
Scientific Research
will be convene Nov. 1-3 at the Environmental Resource Station at Lameshur Bay.  The Park has been the site of some of the
longest-term underwater biological and ecological research in the
world, according to Rafe Boulon, the Park’s chief of Resources
Management. 

Half a century of research studies will be reviewed with
an eye to helping to identify the kinds of projects which should be
undertaken in the future.  The conference is offered by the Park, the
University of the Virgin islands, the United States geological Survey,
Friends of the Park, and Ocean Conservancy, and others.  More
information is available at http://islands.org/science/Conference%20webpage.htm.

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