VASG Selected to Host Aquaculture Information Exchange

VASG Selected to Host Aquaculture Information Exchange

Virginia Sea Grant has been selected to develop and host an online aquaculture community platform in partnership with NOAA and the USDA.

Clean Marina Program keeps boat fuel “burps” out of the Bay

Clean Marina Program keeps boat fuel “burps” out of the Bay

As air bubbles escape during refueling, they push small amounts of fuel back out of the fuel tank and onto the boat — or into the water.

2023 Knauss Finalists Announced

2023 Knauss Finalists Announced

Four Virginia students have been chosen as finalists for Sea Grant’s prestigious 2023 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program.

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Coastal & Ocean Literacy

Oysters at your doorstep: How the pandemic changed aquaculture sales

For many oyster farmers, wholesale distributors are an essential link between individual companies who harvest seafood and the public, who consume the majority of their seafood in restaurants. In March and April of 2020, aquaculture growers reported that the vast majority of their sales to processors, restaurants, and distributors were drastically reduced.

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Fellowship Blog

Acing your application: Tips for prospective fellows

It’s that time of the year again! No, I’m not talking about fall — although sweater weather, hot apple cider, the changing leaves, and Halloween make this my favorite season — but the semester where Virginia Sea Grant is seeking applicants for their fellowship.

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Coastal Communities

2021 Commonwealth Fellow to work at Department of Wildlife Resources

2021 Commonwealth Fellow to work at Department of Wildlife Resources Clay Ferguson, a Ph.D. candidate at Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been selected as a 2021 Commonwealth Fellow. Ferguson will work with the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources during his fellowship to help the agency incorporate climate change into its policies

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Fisheries & Aquaculture

Recirculating Aquaculture

Recirculating systems take the guesswork out of water quality and can also save hatcheries the costs of special filtration needed for water from the Bay.

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