VASG in the News

The work of Virginia Sea Grant, its fellows and extension partners is regularly featured in local, regional and national news outlets. For the most recent, please click one of the direct links below.


Hampton Roads Resilience to Recurrent Flooding: Dr. Michelle Covi, a VASG extension agent and the assistant professor of practice at Old Dominion University's Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department is featured in Distinction Magazine, a quarterly publication of the Virginia-Pilot.

The Cost of Doing Nothing: A report prepared for VASG extension partner Virginia Coastal Policy Center by nonprofit RTI International about the economic consequences of not adapting to sea level rise in the Hampton Roads region received extensive national coverage including at NPR, the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Post, the Virginian-Pilot, and the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Salty Cape: VASG Advanced Science Communication Seminar participant, and Virginia Institute of Marine Science doctoral student William Goldsmith discusses his research project on this video produced by game fishing publication Salty Cape.

What Shore would lose if NOAA's Virginia Sea Grant program axed: USA Today examines what the impacts of the current administration's proposed budget cuts would be to the Eastern Shore.

Trump Effect on the Virginia Environment: An article in the Virginian-Pilot that tallies some of what Virginia would lose if the administration's budget cuts are successful.

Media Kit & VASG Fact Sheet.


Partner News

The work of Virginia Sea Grant partners extends across the Commonwealth, and its impacts are felt nationally. Connect to their websites and stories below.



Photo Gallery

Members of the press may use any photo downloaded from the VASG Flickr site. Please give full credit to the relevant photographer and Virginia Sea Grant as appearing on Flickr.


VASG Communications Program Manager

Ian Vorster

804-684-7362


For story ideas, contact information, publications, or referrals on marine science issues relating to the Commonwealth, Chesapeake Bay or the mid-Atlantic, contact Virginia Sea Grant’s communications program manager.

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