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Anne Swanson, Executive Director of Chesapeake Bay Commission (left), introduces panelists at the Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic session at Environment Virginia Symposium in Lexington, VA, on April 2, 2015. ©Janet Krenn/VASG

Environment Virginia Hosts VCPC Session

On April 2, former VCPC clients shared their positive experiences working with the VCPC at the 26th Annual Environment Virginia Symposium in Lexington.

On April 27, 6 of Virginia's universities will sign the Virginia Sea Grant Charter. ©Jennifer Armostrong/VASG

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

On April 27, 2015, six of Virginia’s university presidents will join forces to advance marine and coastal science that solves pressing issues by signing the Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) charter. The charter will be the first in VASG’s 30-year history and formalizes a commitment among partners toward collaboration on the challenges that face Virginia’s coasts […]


Working Together on a Plan for Lands End

At a March 30 meeting, Master’s of Urban and Regional Planning students from VCU presented their first land use plan for the Lands End subdivision.

©Janet Krenn/VASG

Developing a Sustainable Red Crab Industry for Virginia

Industry and academic leaders in the mid-Atlantic are working together to develop a market for sustainable deep-sea red crab.

©Julia Robins/VASG

Tracking Oyster Restoration with Genetic Tests

A Virginia Institute of Marine Science graduate student is using genetic markers to assess oyster restoration in the Chesapeake Bay.

©Sarah Pease/VIMS

Learning More About Toxic Algae: Alexandrium monilatum

A VIMS graduate student is trying to determine when and if the toxic algae Alexandrium monilatum will become a problem in the Chesapeake Bay.