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.
June 2, 2016

Clues to Disease Evolution Hidden in the Oyster Archive

Are present-day oysters more tolerant to their notorious Dermo parasite? Lauren Huey looks to the past to find out.
May 31, 2016

Forbidden Sexual Development Suspected in Unexplained Oyster Die-off

Joey Matt is trying to figure out why “sterile” oysters at commercial farms died en masse.
May 26, 2016

Fellow Digs into Fish DNA to Inform White Marlin Management

Nadya Mamoozadeh will use genetic tools to determine the how many white marlin populations are in the Atlantic Ocean.
May 24, 2016

Collaboration is Key in Sea Level Rise Resiliency Planning at 12th Adaptation Forum

In May, people from different sectors gathered to discuss sea level rise resiliency planning in Hampton Roads.
May 19, 2016

Fellow to Study How Livestock Antibiotics Affect Nutrient-Balancing Microbes

Miguel Semedo will study how antibiotics fed to livestock affect microbes.
May 17, 2016

Could State-of-the-Art Management Make Shellfish Disease Problems Worse?

Current shellfish disease management might let new diseases slip by.
May 12, 2016

Sea Turtle Scientist Takes Communication to New Level in VASG Seminar

A graduate student’s science communication project crosses institutional boundaries.
May 10, 2016

VCPC Partners with Southeast CARE Coalition to Address Environmental Issues in Newport News Community

Together, the Virginia Coastal Policy Center and Southeast CARE Coalition are tackling sea level rise and land use issues.
May 6, 2016

VCPC Partners with Southeast CARE Coalition to Address Environmental Issues in Newport News Community

VCPC is tackling sea level rise and land use issues with Southeast CARE Coalition.
May 5, 2016

Plants Can Stand Up to Harsh Waves Better Than You Think

Yongqian Yang used computer modeling to help raise living shorelines engineers' confidence in plants.
May 3, 2016

Extension Leads Conversation on Whelk Management Toward Sustainability

Bob Fisher hopes that changing whelk management will take stress off both populations and fisheries.
May 2, 2016

VCPC to Provide Flooding Policy Analysis for Newly Created Center

The Commonwealth Center for Recurrent Flood Resiliency will coordinate flooding resiliency in Virginia.
May 2, 2016

Law Students Learn Virginia’s Response to Clean Power Plan

Angela Navarro, deputy secretary of natural resources with the Virginia attorney general, was a guest speaker at the VCPC.
April 29, 2016

Virginia Continues to Lead in Clam and Oyster Aquaculture

Virginia Institute of Marine Science survey shows $48.3 in shellfish aquaculture farm-gate value in 2015.
April 27, 2016

Intern Finds Inspiration in the Challenges of Indoor Event Photography

Zoe Jakovenko gained new photography skills as a Virginia Sea Grant intern.
April 25, 2016

VCPC Helps Plant Change in Southeast Community of Newport News

The Virginia Coastal Policy Center and the Southeast CARE Coalition partnered for a second year to plant trees in the Southeast Community.
April 21, 2016

Student with Sights on International Development Gets Practical Experience with VCPC

In the Virginia Coastal Policy Center, Emily Gabor does hands-on work for the southeast community project.
April 19, 2016

VIMS Extension Staff Encourage Non-Native Catfish Research Collaboration

Tom Murray and Bob Fisher organized a meeting to share non-native catfish research updates.
April 14, 2016

Serving an Icon and an Invader at the 24th Chefs’ Seafood Symposium

Virginia’s culinary community learned about native oysters and invasive blue catfish at this year’s Chefs’ Seafood Symposium.