What is the yellow leaf on the mangrove plant called?
When did hurricane Hugo impact St. Croix?
Sept. 17, 1989
Identify three new species of birds that were not on St. Croix prior to Hurricane Hugo.
White Crowned Pigeon, Spotted Ibis, Brown and Red Footed Boobie
In 1997 the EPA took a core sample of Salt River Bay. What did they discover?
How many snakes live on St. Croix?
What was responsible for eradicating St. Croix of all the snakes?
Identify the two tribes of Indians that occupied St. Croix prior to Columbus.
Arawak and Taino
What tribe of Indians invaded the Arawak and Taino in the 1300′s?
How many ships did Columbus have under his command?
When did Columbus discover St. Croix?
Which nation ruled for the longest period of time?
Danish approximately 150 years
When did the USA purchase the Virgin Islands?
March 31, 1917
Today, March 31 is celebrated as….Transfer Day