April 6, 2016

VCPC Inspires Virginian Student

While in the VCPC, Day will help the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality develop policy for the Coastal Zone Management Program.
April 4, 2016

Economic and Social Values of Local Seafood Emerge from 2016 Summit

In February, VASG co-hosted the Local Seafood Summit, an opportunity for people involved in seafood direct marketing to network and learn.
April 1, 2016

What Caused Mass Mortalities at Virginian Oyster Farms? (VIDEO)

Graduate Research Fellow Joey Matt discusses how mass mortality events at Virginian oyster farms may be attributable to the accidental reproductive capabilities of supposedly sterile oysters.
March 30, 2016

VCPC Student Shaping Coastal Zone Management Policy

As a VCPC student, Jonathan Gonzalez is helping develop policy for the Coastal Zone Management Program.
March 28, 2016

Law Students Explore Scope of Environmental Justice at VCPC Spring Symposium

Environmental justice was the focus of the Virginia Coastal Policy Center’s spring symposium.
March 25, 2016

How are nematode parasites affecting American eels? (VIDEO)

Zoemma Warshafsky discusses how parasitic nematodes are affecting American eels in the Chesapeake Bay.
March 23, 2016

VCPC Student Melds Real Estate and Environmental Law

Thomas Russell combines environmental and real estate law while working on a title project as a VCPC student.
March 21, 2016

Cultural Institutions Consider their Role in Sea Level Rise Awareness at 11th Adaptation Forum

The 11th sea level rise adaptation forum considered the role of cultural institutions.
March 21, 2016

NOAA Digital Coast Fellowships Available

The NOAA Office for Coastal Management is recruiting candidates for three Digital Coast Fellowship opportunities in 2016.
March 18, 2016

Looking at Restored Oyster Reefs as Habitats (VIDEO)

Melissa Karp discusses the role of restored oyster reefs as habitats in Chesapeake Bay.
March 16, 2016

English Teacher Turns to Law

After 12 years of teaching high school English, Joe Kurt was ready to embark on a second career.
March 14, 2016

2016 Blue Crab Bowl (SLIDESHOW)

Sixteen teams competed in the 2016 Blue Crab Bowl on February 6 at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA.
March 11, 2016

Impacts of Non-Native Catfish in Chesapeake Bay (VIDEO)

Graduate Research Fellow Joe Schmitt discusses the eating habits of non-native blue catfish and flathead catfish in Chesapeake Bay.
March 9, 2016

Funding Available for Aquaculture Training, Conferences, Workshops

Virginian researches should contact VASG as early as possible to announce interest in aquaculture funding. Letters of intent due April 29, 2016.
March 9, 2016

VCPC Student Reaches Environmental Law through Reading

Kevin MacWhorter’s interest in environmental law began with book proposals.
March 7, 2016

New VIMS Education Specialist Revamping Online Portal

Celia Cackowski is a new Virginia Institute of Marine Science education specialist affiliated with Virginia Sea Grant.
March 4, 2016

Are Changing Jellyfish Populations in Chesapeake Bay Affecting Carbon? (VIDEO)

Josh Stone discusses how changing populations of jellyfish might affect the carbon that reaches the Bay floor.
March 2, 2016

Fellow Animates Oysters’ Role in Nitrogen Cycling (VIDEO)

Abby Lunstrum created a stop motion animation about the role of oysters in nitrogen cycling.
February 29, 2016

Knauss Fellow to Explore International Policy and Enforcement

Katheryn Patterson will spend her Knauss Fellowship serving in NOAA Fisheries’ Office of Law Enforcement.
February 26, 2016

Let Living Shoreline Vegetation Do Its Job to Stop Coastal Erosion (VIDEO)

Yongqian Yang discusses how vegetation in living shorelines reduces wave energy hitting the shore—better than some rocky sills.

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