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.
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.