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On October 7, interested Gloucester residents attended a public meeting to discuss the future use of the Lands End subdivision.
Since its inception, VASG Extension at Virginia Tech has helped Virginia seafood companies produce safe products by validating their pasteurization processes.
The Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture Ambassadors hosted a booth at the 32nd annual Hampton Bay Days festival to inform locals about sensible seafood.
This summer, CEC brought on a VASG-funded business intern to learn more about the pros and cons of watermen tours, both for consumers and watermen.
Last fall, Dan Kauffman, Virginia Tech extension staff affiliated with Virginia Sea Grant (VASG), held a VASG-funded workshop to help seafood processors learn more about how they could enter the value-added market.
Attendees of the Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum gathered to compare risk assessment tools for flooding and sea level rise.
16 teachers gained hands-on science training at the weeklong Virginia Coastal Ecosystem Field Course, organized by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
The Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority and Virginia Commonwealth University will hold a public meeting at the Lands End Subdivision on 10/7.
As the new Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic correspondent for Virginia Sea Grant, Tess Mackey will report on the clinic’s activities and students.
Troy Hartley leads the social science portion of a new NSF-Funded Project to evaluate the process of collaborative decision-making about oyster populations.
Virginia graduate student Steve Manley has been named a finalist for the prestigious 2015 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship.
16 teachers received hands-on science training at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science Eastern Shore Lab this past July.
Susan Park, VASG Assistant Director for Research, is visiting universities throughout Virginia to talk about grantsmanship and the 2015-2018 Virginia Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowship program.
Healthy fish reflect healthy estuaries. VASG graduate research fellow has been looking at how different Virginia estuaries prepare juvenile fish for survival.
Four Hampton University students became ambassadors this summer—aquaculture ambassadors, that is. The students are part of the Virginia Sea Grant-funded Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture Ambassadors (SFAA) program, a new collaboration between Hampton University (HU) and Virginia Tech (VT).
Americans are hungry for seafood, but most of that seafood is coming from overseas. The US seafood trade deficit has grown to more than $11.2 billion annually, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. One way to reduce the gap could be through US aquaculture.
The Virginia Clean Marina Program awarded Top Rack Marina with Clean Marine designation for voluntarily preventing and reducing pollution at their facility.
Who would suspect that in a bay with as much shallow water as the Chesapeake there would be competition for space in its shallow water habitat?