Maurakis Publishers

Land, sea, and sky at St. John, USVI.



Annual Fourth of July Parade.

Caribbean Studies

The goals of this ongoing project are to heighten the awareness of the indigenous natural heritage on St. John USVI through its cultural identity and native flora and fauna; to increase appreciation of the interplay between biodiversity and the cultures of native peoples; and to archive and preserve the knowledge base of Virgin Island plants, animals, and culture for future generations.

Maurakis Publishers

2740 S. Netherfield Drive

Midlothian, VA 23113























Petroglyphs near Reef Bay, St. John USVI.

Funded by:


Kantner Foundation

University of Richmond

Virginia Academy of Science


Special Appreciation to:


US National Park Service

Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Center