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

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.

Catch, Release, Survive: New Study is Like Coming 'Full Circle' with Black Sea Bass

Catch, Release, Survive: New Study is Like Coming ‘Full Circle’ with Black Sea Bass

Bob Fisher has spent years working with industry to improve the survival of young black sea bass that accidentally get caught. Today, he is working on the same problem, but this time with recreational anglers.

Good News for Chesapeake Bay Seagrass Facing Climate Change?

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.

Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum Helps ‘Green Infrastructure’ Team Secure $4.6M Grant

Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum Helps ‘Green Infrastructure’ Team Secure $4.6M Grant

According to a recent survey of Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum attendees, 83% say they have made and followed up on new professional connections they made at the Forum.

Virginia’s First NOAA Coastal Management Fellow: Julie Sepanik

Virginia’s First NOAA Coastal Management Fellow: Julie Sepanik

Sepanik will be working with Oregon Coastal Management Program starting this fall.

Forum 9 (July 24, 2015): Getting the Word Out on Flooding

Forum 9 (July 24, 2015): Getting the Word Out on Flooding

At the Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum on July 27, experts gathered to discuss ways to communicate frequent flooding events and flooding risk to citizens of Hampton Roads.