May 15, 2014

Big Challenges, Joint Solutions: Building Capacity for Collaborative Fisheries Research

"You can’t just approach a fisherman and say, ‘this is what I want to do with your gear’,” says Virginia Sea Grant Fellow Tony Nalovic. “You need to come up with ideas together."
August 13, 2013

Marketing Intern Lays the Groundwork for CSF Launch

As the Sea Grant marketing intern, Tracy Brinkerhoff worked to develop a soft launch strategy and marketing plan for a community supported fishery, or CSF, in the Williamsburg area. The result of her effort will be an outreach event in October.
January 29, 2013
VIMS Ph.D. student and 2012 VASG Graduate Research Fellow Anna Murphy (right) presents her research on the Impacts of Mercenaria mercenaria (hard clam) Aquaculture on Benthic Metabolism and Nutrient Fluxes in a Shallow Coastal System. ©Erin Kelly/VIMS

VIMS researchers share findings at Sea Grant Symposium

Students, staff, and faculty from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science took part in Virginia Sea Grant’s 4th Annual Project Participants’ Symposium last week, sharing their efforts to protect and restore coastal Virginia during a daylong event at the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond.
January 29, 2013
VASG Director Troy Hartley helps keynote speaker Jenifer alonzo demonstrate an ice-breaking exercise for the audience. ©VASG Communications Interns

Symposium Attendees Get out of Their Comfort Zones to Find Connections

Virginia Sea Grant's fourth annual Project Participants' Symposium featured presentations by students, researchers, and extension staff and a keynote from theater professor Jenifer Alonzo.
January 8, 2013

2013 Project Participants’ Symposium

The Virginia Sea Grant 4th Annual Project Participants’ Symposium will take place on January 24, 2013.
February 16, 2012

Speakers Offer Tips on Communicating Science

How can scientists get their points across without glossing over or distorting the precious data that took so long to collect? This topic has been up for discussion year after year, and for good reason—it remains a major challenge.
February 14, 2012
Diagram created by keynote speaker and graphic facilitator Julie Stuart during the Symposium session on VASG Extension work. ©Julie Stuart/Making Ideas Visible

2012 Symposium Brings Together Sea Grant Partners

The annual Project Participants’ Symposium enables VASG partners to network and learn while helping to plan the future of VASG. About 100 researchers, students, and other partners gathered in Richmond for the Symposium, which was followed by the annual Seafood & Wine Reception.
December 14, 2011

2012 Project Participants’ Symposium Agenda

The Project Participants' Symposium is open to all individuals whose work affects coastal Virginia and who have worked directly with Virginia Sea Grant through our research, extension, education, or communication activities or other partnering. The Symposium offers opportunities to learn about VASG projects and network with fellow project participants. As an attendee of the Symposium, you are also invited to the Annual Seafood & Wine Reception which is attended by leading state and federal policy

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