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VASG Announces Six Gradaute Research Fellows

VASG Announces Six Gradaute Research Fellows

VASG Funds Eight Graduate Fellows

Do Not Enter: Protecting Oyster Crops from Cownose Rays

Do Not Enter: Protecting Oyster Crops from Cownose Rays

For years, cownose ray have been gobbling up oyster crops—and industry wallets have taken a hit.

Chelsea Carter. ©Jennifer Armstrong/VASG

Photography Intern Prepares for Fieldwork

Chelsea Carter is joining Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) as this summer’s photography intern. Her responsibilities include taking photos of VASG events and research

Two VA Graduate Researchers Secure National Fellowships to Study Fish Populations

Two VA Graduate Researchers Secure National Fellowships to Study Fish Populations

Virginia graduate students Mark Stratton and Ben Marcek are among the newest National Marine Fisheries Service-Sea Grant Population Dynamics (Pop Dy) Fellows. The Pop Dy Fellowship provides support to Ph.D. students interested in careers related to study of fish populations and quantitative methods for assessing fish populations. Here’s more about Ben and Mark’s upcoming research: […]

View of the Severn River from the property. ©VASG

VCU Professors Lay Plans to Revitalize Middle Peninsula Waterfront

On June 20, a group of professors from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) took the first step toward revitalizing a rural tidewater waterfront property far removed from the hustle and bustle of Richmond, Virginia.

Jennifer Murray-McClain sits in on University-Community Partnership meeting. ©Chelsea Carter/VASG

Fellow Investigates Ways to Partner Universities with Community

To strengthen economic development in the area, Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission (MPPDC) and Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) are investigating ways to get Virginia universities to partner with the community.