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As the Caribbean tourist season hits its peak, one of its best beaches has been protected from development, The Trust for Public Land announced today.

Residents of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands fall into two groups that typically keep to their own: the West Indian natives and the transplanted mainlanders, colloquially known as “continentals.”

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The National Park Service (NPS) and the Trust for Public Land today announced the addition of 58 acres of biologically diverse lands in the Maho Bay area of Virgin Islands National Park.

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The Virgin Islands National Park increased by 27 acres when phase one of the Estate Maho Bay project was completed earlier this week, The Trust for Public Land announced today.

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Spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea from Virgin Islands National Park will remain unspoiled thanks to the generous donation of a 2.2-acre oceanfront parcel to The Trust for Public Land.

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The Trust for Public Land announced today that it will acquire for preservation the boyhood home of Alexander Hamilton on the island of St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands.

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A major beachfront property in the heart of Virgin Islands National Park has been purchased by The Trust for Public Land, a national nonprofit conservation organization, and will become part of the biggest expansion of the park since it was created more 50 years ago, TPL announced today.

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The Trust for Public Land today announced it has signed a contract to buy and preserve a 415-acre property in the heart of St. John that ultimately will become part of Virgin Islands National Park. It would be the biggest preservation project on St. John since the National Park was created in 1956.

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The Trust for Public Land today announced it has signed a contract to buy and preserve a 415-acre property in the heart of St. John that ultimately will become part of Virgin Islands National Park. It would be the biggest preservation project on St. John since the National Park was created in 1956.

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The property on the north coast of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, is adjacent to the Salt River National Historic Site and Ecological Preserve. The park is the site of Columbus' landing during his second voyage in 1493 and contains several sites of anthopological interest as well as one of the last remaining stands of virgin hardwood forest in the area. TPL received the land as a donation from a private owner and transferred it to the National Park Service.