Community, Inclusivity, and Connection: The Women of the Water Conference
The Women of the Water conference builds community in aquaculture through connection and inclusion.
Commonwealth Fellow Looks at Threat of Sea Level Rise
Commonwealth Fellow Clay Ferguson conducted a study on when sea level rise will render Department of Wildlife Resources properties unusable.
Aquaculture Information Exchange Launches
Virginia Sea Grant launches the USDA and NOAA supported Aquaculture Information Exchange online community platform.
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With the added stress from warming water temperatures and low oxygen, how will cobia fare in a changing climate?
Working with community members on the ground to identify priorities — and finding ways to accomplish those goals — is part of what makes the RAFT process unique.
Beyond a crash-course in “West Wing” references, Kraatz learned to explain science quickly for policymakers.
The 33 types of rockfish in the Gulf of Alaska are caught as bycatch in several different types of trawl gear. Instead of monitoring and managing each species individually, researchers group some of them into complexes.
To see how stress from an oyster’s early life affected oyster health later on, Graduate Research Fellow Annie Schatz collaborated with local oyster gardeners.
The human side of technology: Knauss fellow coordinates outreach for ocean renewable energy Behind ribbon cuttings and million-dollar funding announcements
Long Rubin was in college when a tornado touched down on the Eastern Shore in 2014. Just a few years later, she was writing the TORNADO Act as a Knauss Marine Policy Fellow.
VASG announces $1 million collaborative research challenge Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) announces the availability of $1M for collaborative research on
Communicating flood risk, calculating the benefits of a living shoreline, and understanding why consumers choose to buy different types of seafood — each of these require social sciences.
From the first competition in 1998 to now, nearly 2,000 students from 61 schools across Virginia have participated in the Blue Crab Bowl. This year’s competition, which runs Feb. 11-12, will include 70 high-schoolers from 13 schools.
What accounts for the success of certain oyster reefs in Virginia’s seaside bays?
Fish passages can take many forms — anything from small metal tubes, to square or round cement passages, or even wider areas underneath a bridge.
The survey is the first to evaluate public preference about combining offshore wind and aquaculture in Virginia.
Armed only with a phone, visitors can use our tool to document coastal changes with repeat photography.
The conference, held Jan. 7-8 in Newport News, featured resources, updates, and networking opportunities for about 140 attendees.
Sea Grant-funded research explores how the American lobster will respond to a changing climate.
When Ben Nettleton watched Governor Ralph Northam sign an executive order in 2018 to increase Virginia’s resilience to storms and flooding, he had no idea he’d later be working on Virginia’s first comprehensive coastal resilience master plan.
Developing the right blend of microbes that is most helpful for plants can take a lot of time and effort. Now, the team is adding a new, natural source of beneficial bacteria: the microbiome from fish aquaculture.