Fish Forensics: High-tech tracking helps herring return to historic grounds

Fish Forensics: High-tech tracking helps herring return to historic grounds

Fish passages can take many forms: anything from small metal tubes, square or round cement passages, or even wider areas underneath a bridge.

Offshore wind offers possibilities for aquaculture, recreation, research

Offshore wind offers possibilities for aquaculture, recreation, research

The survey is the first to evaluate public preference about combining offshore wind and aquaculture in Virginia.

Connecting science and community with repeat photography

Connecting science and community with repeat photography

Armed only with a phone, visitors can use our Chronolog tool to document coastal changes with repeat photography.

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Virginia Sea Grant NEWS

Fellowships & Internships

2021 Graduate Research Fellows announced

Virginia Sea Grant is pleased to announce a cohort of eight graduate research fellows. These graduate students are addressing coastal resource issues, in collaboration with their academic and professional mentors, through research that can be applied for the benefit of Virginia’s coastal stakeholders.

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Fellowships & Internships

Virginia’s historic clam industry gains new genetic insights

Virginia’s historic clam industry gains new genetic insights Virginia’s hard clams were worth nearly $39 million dollars when they went to market in 2018. Virginia leads the nation in hard clam production — it’s the “bread and butter” of Virginia’s shellfish aquaculture. Even so, there’s still a lot left to learn about the underlying factors

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Knauss Fellow Pamela Braff
Fellowships & Internships

Behind every good leader, there’s a…Knauss Fellow?

Within a week, Pamela Braff went from a risk management meeting and snorkeling on a coastal reserve in Hawai’i to working from home in her D.C. apartment, all in support of senior leadership at NOAA’s National Ocean Service as a Knauss Coastal & Marine Policy Fellow.

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Fisheries & Aquaculture

VASG fellows lead oyster harvest activity
for Hampton University STEM series

Usually, when researchers lead a school activity about oysters, they’d bring students to the lab to dissect an oyster or demonstrate how oysters can filter water. But since in-person gatherings weren’t possible, graduate students Kaitlyn Clark and Annie Schatz got creative while teaching a Hampton University TRiO Educational Talent Search lesson.

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Announcements

New program reporting & project coordinator joins Virginia Sea Grant

New program reporting & project coordinator joins Virginia Sea Grant Virginia Sea Grant welcomes our new program reporting and project coordinator, Renee Sanders. Sanders will lead efforts for federal and state reporting and will assist with program operations through project management and grant administration support. “Renee’s prior experience as a wildlife biology specialist and a

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