This spring, Virginia Sea Grant had three undergraduate communication interns who helped cover events and projects.
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According to annual report, Virginia’s shellfish aquaculture industry continues growing, reaching all-time sales and production highs in 2013.
Delaware’s native mud crabs were on the verge of being completely edged out by invasive Asian shore crabs 10 years ago. Today, new research shows that the tables have unexpectedly turned.
Virginia Sea Grant research into the minds of consumers reveals to opinions about quality of aquaculture and wild-caught seafood.
Externs compared fisheries management plans with local land use ordinances to see to what extent fisheries policy and local government align.
Virginia Sea Grant’s 2012 Graduate Research Fellows presented at the 2014 Virginia Sea Grant Project Participants’ Symposium. Unlike other talks they give about their research, we challenged them to tailor their talk for a general audience.
A team from Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School in Virginia Beach started strong and then hung on in the finals to win the 17th annual Blue Crab Bowl, a regional competition of the National Ocean Science Bowl (NOSB), on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Old Dominion University. This was a record seventh straight year that a […]
A hot topic at the 2013 Virginia Aquaculture Conference this past November was how to maintain the safe consumption of raw oysters and better understand the science that directs industry harvest regulations.
In the end, there are many definitions for aquaculture or agriculture, and none of them are universal.
Virginia’s bi-annual conference for fish farmers, held in Newport News on November 15 and 16 of last year, drew more than 100 finfish and shellfish growers.
Seven former and current Virginia Sea Grant Fellows spent the day at the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation on March 10 to work together to improve their science communication skills.
By Sydney MaHan, Virginia Sea Grant Student Correspondent In February, Santhiska (Thiska) Pather completed her Knauss Fellowship working for the Ecological and Health Processes Branch within the Office of Science and Technology, Office of Water at the US-EPA. “I think I achieved one of my goals for this fellowship year—to learn what happens to the […]
Kevin Goff, Michelle Covi, and Sabine Rogers will play important parts in ocean literacy, coastal community adaptation, and Virginia Sea Grant events.
The February 26, 2014, workshop discussed some of the challenges facing waterfront businesses today.
When Annie Murphy came to Virginia to study nutrients in Chesapeake Bay, she didn’t expect her studies would lead her to Italy.
When a storm hits, households don’t get hit equally. In fact, says Shannon Van Zandt, low-income households usually get hit the hardest.
On February 1, three Virginia graduate students began their placements in the U.S. government for their 2014 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships.
The Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO) for the “NOAA Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Program 2014″ has been published on grants.gov. NOAA Sea Grant expects to have up to $3,000,000 available for a national competition to fund new FY2014 marine aquaculture research projects. This is part of the overall plan to support the development of environmentally and […]
Director Troy Hartley reflects on 2013 in his annual report at the Virginia Sea Grant Project Participants’ Symposium.