Coral disease specialists from The University of the Virgin Islands Center for Marine and Environmental Studies are holding a special coral disease identification workshop at
Hull Bay Hideaway
Friday, August 23, 2019 6 – 8 PM
Join us and
Learn why coral disease specialists are alarmed about Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease.
Learn how you can help stop the spread of this disease.
Find out if Virgin Islands coral reefs can be saved.
This is a family friendly event. Bring the kids!
Coral disease researchers are working hard to find a way to slow the spread of Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease and potentially stop it altogether. It is critical they identify exactly how far the disease has spread around St. Thomas.
At this time, Hull Bay is suspected to be the frontline to the north and Buck Island is the suspected frontline to the south.
Because the disease spreads so very quickly, verification must be done within a short space of time. We can only do this with your help. Learn how to identify coral diseases and join VI Reef Response in The Hunt for Coral Disease Event.