Understanding how red algae habitats affect juvenile blue crab survival could make it easier to predict adult populations.
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On February 7, top science students from ten Virginia high schools faced off at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science for the 18th Annual Blue Crab Bowl.
The seven activities on display were just a fraction of those the teachers would go home with: a USB drive of more than 70 activities based on real science.
The breakout sessions at the VASG Symposium addressed big questions, from how to improve oyster management to finding ways to plan for changing sea levels.
At the 7th Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum, modeling experts shared insights on the most common storm surge modeling tools used for planning and response.
On January 29, 2015, students, scientists, resource managers, and extension staff gathered at Virginia Sea Grant’s 6th annual Project Participants’ Symposium in Richmond, VA.
Speakers at the VASG Project Participants’ Symposium discussed challenges of building successful collaborations when crossing institutional boundaries.
Virginia Sea Grant’s Summer Science Writing Internship is a paid opportunity for an undergraduate to report and write pieces that communicate complex scientific information to non-scientists and decision-makers.
In 2014, Virginia waterman George Earl Trice IV received funding to document the effectiveness of electrofishing blue catfish for commercial harvest.
For her Knauss Fellowship, Allison Colden will work on staff for California Congressman, focusing on habitat restoration and water infrastructure.
For his Knauss Fellowship, Scott Van Der Hyde will gain international experience as a staff lead and assistant in NOAA’s International Activities office.
As a Knauss Fellow, Emily Skeehan will work as the Strategic Planning and External Affairs Coordinator for the Office of the Under Secretary NOAA.
Yvonne Baker will spend her Knauss Fellowship working with the Democratic staff for the Oceans Subcommittee of the US Senate Commerce Committee.
Steve Manley will spend his Knauss Fellowship as the new Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Fellow for the National Marine Fisheries Service.
George Wenn is the new laboratory specialist at the Virginia Tech Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Hampton.
As research specialist, Alex Squadrito helps conduct aquaculture research for institutions and facilities that are unable to conduct independent trials.
Fisheries managers and land-use planners may not be speaking the same language, which could have big implications for Virginia’s ecosystem and economy.
VIMS educators held a professional development workshop at W&M to show teachers how to incorporate real scientific data into classroom activities.
VIMS educators compiled over 70 lessons, activities, and other resources developed by GK12 Fellows to bring real marine science into the classroom.
With support from FEMA, Old Dominion University hosted a day-long exercise to simulate the effects of sea level rise and climate change in Virginia and the nation.