Presentations and Field Trips

VIMAS offers a variety of marine themed field trips and classroom presentations for class and community groups. Possible presentations and trips include:

  • mangrove and seagrass field trip to Columbus Landing
  • guided snorkel clinic
  • marine ecosystems presentation and game
  • squid dissection
  • tour of UVI Wetland Reserve
  • water pollution (point and nonpoint source pollution, watersheds)
  • coral reef ecosystem and associated habitats
  • marine invertebrates and seashell display
  • marine careers
  • algal and seaweed pressing
  • marine debirs
  • environmental philosophy
  • marine jeopardy

If you have a topic in mind we can design a lesson or field trip to fit within your curricula. Please contact Marcia Taylor (692-4046) for further details and to schedule a presentation.

Phone: St. Croix (340) 692-4046 / St. Thomas (340) 693-1672
E-mail: St. Croix ( / St.Thomas (

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Virgin Islands Marine Advisory Service
Center for Marine and Environmental Studies 
University of the Virgin Islands
St. Thomas                                                 St. Croix
#2 John Brewers Bay                                    RR#1, 10,000 Kingshill
St. Thomas, USVI 00802                              St. Croix, USVI 00850-9781