Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic’s December 5 conference brought together policymakers, scientists, business owners, members of nonprofits, and students to discuss progress and future efforts that Virginia’s coasts will need to adapt to long-term change in sea levels.
This Thursday, the Department of Commerce will award us with the highest status that any Sea Grant program can achieve: College Status.
Virginia Sea Grant is now accepting applications for the 2016 class of Knauss Marine Policy Fellows until February 13, 2015, 5p.m. EST.
Adding just one graduate research fellow to the VASG network strengthens connections between all research, extension, and end-user.
Virginia Sea Grant is pleased to announce the availability of Marine Resource Economics and Population and Ecosystem Dynamics Fellowships. Virginia students pursuing Ph.D. in related fields are eligible.
VCU MURP design team got helpful feedback from Gloucester residents at its second meeting to determine future land-use for historic Gloucester property.
Following a HACCP plan not only makes products safe, but economically viable. After all, if a product fails to meet regulatory standards, it can’t go to market.
This funding opportunity seeks regional research proposals that address coastal resilience to sea level rise and/or coastal flooding in the Mid-Atlantic region, including but not limited to ecological, physical, economic, and/or social dimensions.
Bob Fisher may have discovered a more natural way to temporarily put stingrays to sleep, which could change how researchers handle rays.
The Coastal Management Fellowship is a two-year fellowship in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students.
Toren Elsen will work with the Virginia Environmental Endowment to analyze Supplemental Environmental Projects.
Sean Smiley will work for the Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission to address issues with inherited property in the face of sea level rise.
As a student in the Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic, Jeremy Forrest will work with an ODU representative and Norfolk Naval Base officers to create a framing document for a “whole of government” pilot project.
James Andris will examine the government’s potential liability in the event that it fails to protect citizens from known threats, such as sea level rise.
Jacob Testa will work with the MPPDC to understand property value assessments following the Virginia Department of Health’s new septic system regulations.
Garrett Gee will work with the Chesapeake Bay Commission to help advance legislative practices that protect the Bay, climate, and economy of Virginia.
Hannah Fish will research the connection between expected sea level rise and the federal wetlands permitting process under the Clean Water Act.
Ben Willis will write a white paper for the Clinic analyzing the impact of sea level rise on the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL).
2014 has been a busy year for the Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic (VCPC), and Virginia Sea Grant has never been more excited to count the clinic as part of its extension family.
This week, Amy Freitag joins VASG as a postgraduate fellow studying science behind ecosystem-based management.