December 7, 2016

New Year, New Website

Virginia Sea Grant's website is getting a makeover.
November 25, 2016

Virginia Sea Grant Seeking Applications for 2017 Summer Science Writing Internship

Virginia Sea Grant is pleased to announce a paid summer internship in coastal and marine science writing.
November 16, 2016

2018-2021 Draft Strategic Plan: Review & Comment

Virginia Sea Grant's 2018-2021 draft strategic plan is open for comment.
October 20, 2016

From Bayside to Oceanside

Science teachers explore coastal ecosystems with VIMS educators.
September 28, 2016

The Dance of the Mud Particles

Virginia Tech’s Rae Kuprenas will sample, measure, and model mud clumps to improve the general understanding of how sediment moves in Chesapeake Bay.
September 27, 2016

Commonwealth Coastal & Marine Policy Fellowship

Virginia Sea Grant is now soliciting applications for the inaugural 2017 Commonwealth Coastal & Marine Policy Fellowship.
September 16, 2016

Graduate Research Fellowships Available

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 13, 2016

A New View of Flooding

Virginia Sea Grant and Clark Nexsen’s first joint coastal resiliency fellow connects communities through flooding management.
January 5, 2016

Expanding Citizen Science to Coast and Sea: A recent publication

At the 2014 International Marine Conservation Congress, a project team including Virginia Sea Grant postgraduate fellow Amy Freitag convened a focus group to consider challenges and opportunities related to expanding citizen science in marine and coastal environments.
August 31, 2015

New Fishing Gear May Improve Survival after Catch-and-Release

With funding from NOAA, Virginia Sea Grant extension partnered with industry and other Sea Grant programs to develop and test new fishing gear to bring released fish below the surface and improve survival.
August 25, 2015

Good News for Chesapeake Bay Seagrass Facing Climate Change?

This summer, Virginia Sea Grant-funded researchers reported a surprising finding about climate change and seagrass in Chesapeake Bay.
August 11, 2015

New Initiative Helps Saltwater Aquarium Industry ‘Go Green’

Adding new fish to your saltwater aquarium may be getting more sustainable, thanks to researchers at the VSAREC.
June 25, 2015

VCU Team Presents Final Plan for Lands End Subdivision

On May 8, students from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) prepared to present the final draft of a land use plan for the Lands End Subdivision's Captain Sinclair property. But first—lunch.
May 26, 2015

Realtor Seminar: The New World of Floods, Flood Insurance

On May 19, realtors and interested citizens attended a Virginia Sea Grant-funded pilot seminar to address the issues of recurrent flooding and changing conditions of flood insurance in the Middle Peninsula.
April 21, 2015

6 Universities Advance Coastal, Marine Science for VA at VASG Charter Signing

December 23, 2014

Virginia Sea Grant College Status Celebration (SLIDESHOW)

On December 18, the Department of Commerce awarded William & Mary and Virginia Institute of Marine Science College Status: a major milestone for VASG.
November 24, 2014

A Week of Policy: VASG and VCPC in 2014

2014 has been a busy year for the Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic (VCPC), and Virginia Sea Grant has never been more excited to count the clinic as part of its extension family.
October 14, 2014

With the Help of a Sea Grant Workshop, Burgers Go Fishing

Last fall, Dan Kauffman, Virginia Tech extension staff affiliated with Virginia Sea Grant (VASG), held a VASG-funded workshop to help seafood processors learn more about how they could enter the value-added market.
May 20, 2014

First Step to Getting Students Outside: Take Their Teachers into the Field

Students aren’t the only ones tired of being stuck in the classroom doing traditional school work. This April, 19 enthusiastic teachers from around Virginia attended a two-day workshop designed to show teachers how they could conduct meaningful watershed educational experiences (MWEEs) outside. The workshop was sponsored by Virginia Sea Grant and the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Virginia (CBNERR-VA).