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Brewer's Bay Cave Hike

We will meet near the Brewer's Bay Bathroom. Hikers are advised to wear shoes (preferably with closed toes), and to bring water in a hands-free container.
Sun Feb 9, 2014 6:30am – 8am Central Time
Brewer's Bay Cave Hike (map)

Whale Watch 2014

Departing From: American Yacth Harbor Dock "A", Near Neptune Bait & Tackle Shop

Cost of Tickets: $55 for EAST Members and $65 for non-members

Cost includes: drinks, lite lunch and snorkel gear

Ticket Outlets: St. Thomas, East End Secretarial Services in Red Hook - 340-775-5262
St. John, Gallows Point Gift & Gourmet - 340-693-7730

Online: www.islandtimetours.net


2014 Calendar

Public Education

Public Statements

See Earth Day 2010 Photos

The Environmental Association of St. Thomas/St. John will be holding an exploratory hike of Neltjeberg Gut. This hike starts at sea level and winds its way nearly 400 ft. up the hill. The abundance of flora, fauna and the geology are quite amazing. Hikers are advised to wear hiking shoes (preferably with closed toes), and to bring water, and a snack. Hikers will meet at the North Side Fire Station at 8:30 am.


Neltjeberg Gut Hike (map)

clean up

EAST focuses on the youth of the Virgin Islands as part of our educational campaign.

botany bay

To assist us with our appeal we successfully identified and negotiated pro-bono legal representation from local counsel Attorney Karin Bentz (Law Offices of Karin Bentz), the nationally-recognized environmental advocacy organization, Earth Justice; former EAST Executive Director & attorney Katherine Harsch-Kinsman, and Attorney Andrew Torrance, Harvard Law professor and attorney for the Boston office of the national law firm Fish & Richardson, P.C. A press release detailing EAST's concerns and issues for appeal of the Botany Bay development can be found at the Earth Justice News Room.

recycleHey you!

Excuse me but do you see what you are doing to our beautiful islands with your littering?! It takes ALL of us to place trash in its proper place. Please do your part to protect our home and tell others to join you. It takes the VI Government and many, many self less volunteers such as the members of your family, friends, neighbors, class mates and co workers to help out in our war against litter.  (Emphasis on who does the clean ups)
But we need you to make our islands a cleaner place.

If you see someone littering ask them to dispose of it properly, better yet if you can, take a cell phone picture of the event and report it to the VIWMA office on St. Thomas and St. John at 776-4844 Ext. 292 or on St. Croix the hotline number is 713-1962.

Download the Recycle bin request form PDF or DOC

Download the Radio Spot PDF or DOC







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2014 Calendar

Public Education