VI-EPSCoR's vision is to develop the territory's scientific capacity in support of economic development by drawing upon and strengthening the territory's physical and human resources for scientific study. A key to developing the territory's science capacity is through stimulating research that in turn provides educational opportunities for students and faculty alike.
Grouper Tales w/Dr. Rick Nemeth
Frenchtown Deli – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Join UVI Professor Dr. Richard “Dr. Rick” Nemeth for the first ever VI Science Café from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 29, at Frenchtown Deli in Frenchtown. Dr. Nemeth will talk about the endangered Nassau grouper.
St. Thomas is the only place in the USVI and Eastern Caribbean where Nassau grouper are known to spawn. Right now, all over the USVI baby grouper are being seen on our reefs. Come eat with us, drink with us, talk with us and discover what this means for our fish, our reefs, and our island community. All participants receive a free bag.