On October 24-25, students from Gloucester High School’s robotics club came to VIMS to learn about and build underwater robots.
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Vanessa Valldejuli shares her experiences in local government as City Attorney for Hampton, VA.
VT extension affiliated with Virginia Sea Grant have been cooking up support for pond-grown freshwater shrimp.
“Instead of installing pumps or a lot of big berms and hard engineering, we wanted to figure out how we could make the landscape absorb more water.”
On September 9, 2015, the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) presented the Honor Award for Outstanding Customer Service.
The Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship provides a unique educational experience in the policies and processes of the federal government to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources.
Architecture students design new ways to control water and build resilience to flooding without sacrificing the historic character of the neighborhood.
This fall, two VCPC students are working together to write a white paper examining what a successful and sustainable local transfer of development rights ordinance (TDR) should look like.
This fall, two Virginia Coastal Policy Center (VCPC) students are researching flood and storm water management.
“As we looked around, we found there’s absolutely nothing on how you adapt a historic structure,” says Skip Stiles, Executive Director of Wetlands Watch.
During this past summer, Benjamin Adler and Brittany Barnes continued the Virginia Coastal Policy Center’s work on coastal policy analysis. Here’s more about these law students who filled-in as summer interns.
ODU students weigh in on what they see as good solutions and adaptations for dealing with flooding.
When Skip Stiles set out to prepare a 175-home, century-old neighborhood for sea level rise, he found “no one had done this kind of work before—anywhere.”
This past summer, VCPC concluded its research on how the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Community Rating System (CRS) program could affect the 114,247 flood insurance policies in Virginia.
Documenting the cultural importance of oysters could be a way to understand people’s attitudes today and gauge how future regulations could may communities.
Wetlands Watch recognized for their year-long effort, funded by Virginia Sea Grant (VASG), to prepare the historic waterfront neighborhood for sea level rise.
Prevention is key to food safety, and a Sept. 29 workshop aimed to show seafood processors how to standardize their sanitation practices.
When it comes to their meals, catfish aren’t picky. And recent research from Virginia Tech confirms that non-native catfish are eating a wide range of fish species—including several species of special concern to conservationists.
During conference work sessions, participants will assess and prioritize community needs and develop service-learning activities which address coastal resilience and match community needs with university resources.
Researchers will translate existing research into support tools, manuals, web sites, and workshops for use by commercial shellfish hatcheries and nursery operations in Virginia.