September 14, 2016

James Madison University Joins Virginia Sea Grant Community

James Madison University joins the Virginia Sea Grant community, a network of partner institutions that now runs seven strong.
September 7, 2016

Meet Virginia’s 2017 Knauss Fellows

Six graduate students from Virginian universities will serve as Knauss fellows in 2017.
September 1, 2016

Crab-Shaped Robot Lends a Claw to Clean up Bay

A fellow pairs bacteria and a robot shaped like a crab to remove toxic PCBs from Chesapeake Bay.
August 31, 2016

VCPC Welcomes New Semester of Students

August 31, 2016

VCPC’s Annual Conference to Feature Working Waterfronts

The Virginia Coastal Policy Center (VCPC) is holding its annual conference on Friday, December 2, 2016.
August 31, 2016

VCPC Student Spotlight: Peter Quinn-Jacobs Develops Recurrent Flooding Resource

VCPC student Peter Quinn-Jacobs spent this past summer developing a website of recurrent flooding science and policy information.
August 30, 2016

Environmental Justice Symposium Garners Prestigious Award for William & Mary Law Student Program

The William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review (ELPR) has received the Law Student Program of the Year Award for their environmental justice symposium.
August 24, 2016

Crowdsourcing Coastal Planning Data

As a NOAA coastal management fellow, a VCU postgraduate will develop tech to map New York resources.
August 24, 2016

Maryland Ecologist Walter Boynton to Receive Mathias Medal

Walter Boynton, who helped establish that excess nutrients degraded the Chesapeake Bay’s water quality and habitats, will receive the Mathias Medal.
August 17, 2016

A Fellow, Her Fish, and Their Bloodsucking Parasites

A fellow is trying to find out if a bloodsucking parasite is contributing to decline of American eels.
August 10, 2016

Nurturing Collaboration to Find New Sea Level Rise Solutions

Wetlands Watch in partnership with Virginia Sea Grant work together to combat the tangible threats of sea level rise in coastal Virginia.
August 3, 2016

TURF—Not the Grass Kind, in Chesapeake Bay

A fellow is tracking trends in private oyster lease use to find out what factors might be limiting oyster growers from using them in Chesapeake Bay.
July 27, 2016

Using Service Learning to Build Flooding Resilience

ODU extension encourages service learning partnerships that increase resiliency in underserved coastal communities.
July 20, 2016

VASG Spearheads Coastal Storms Program Fellowship for Mid-Atlantic Region

Six students from NY, NJ, DE, and VA will spend a year working on coastal storms research.
July 19, 2016

the Waves of Change

July 13, 2016

A New View of Flooding

Virginia Sea Grant and Clark Nexsen’s first joint coastal resiliency fellow connects communities through flooding management.
July 6, 2016

A Fellow and Her Endoscope

How do animals affect a salt marsh’s resilience to sea level rise?
June 29, 2016

Oyster “Skyscrapers” Make Good Homes for Your Food’s Food

Research Fellow Melissa Karp measured the value of restored oyster reefs as habitat in Chesapeake Bay tributaries.
June 15, 2016

Fellow to See How Corals Fare When It’s Hot Hot Hot

Hannah Aichelman will study how coral found off Virginia's coast responds to climate change.
June 7, 2016

VIMS Open House Draws Enthusiastic Crowd

Virginia Sea Grant extension helped organize Marine Science Day at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.