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.
Norfolk Resiliency Project Chugs Along: The Hampton Business Roads Journal reports on the Chesterfield Heights project, one in which Virginia Sea Grant played an important role to leverage a $120-M grant from the U. S. Housing and Urban Development program.
Media Kit & VASG Fact Sheet.
National Sea Grant Program
For press releases, story tip sheets and mini-features about various Sea Grant projects around the nation, visit the National Sea Grant Media Center.
Current and recent stories about Virginia Sea Grant fellows and extension agents can be found on this page.
The work of Virginia Sea Grant partners extends across the Commonwealth, and its impacts are felt nationally. Connect to their websites and stories below.
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