Shellfish industry, regulators, and scientists have been collaborating to improve biosecurity in interstate transfers along the East Coast.
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On March 10, 2015, Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) hosted the 23rd Chefs’ Seafood Symposium.
On March 10, 2015, Virginia Institute of Marine Science hosted the 23rd Chefs’ Seafood Symposium, highlighting the deep sea red crab.
In a VIMS study, the more an oyster was infected with the disease Perkinsus marinus, the less likely it was to harbor vibrios, leading scientists to take a closer look at breeding for disease tolerance.
The VCPC is evaluating the issue of local government authority under the Dillon Rule to help Virginia localities effectively adapt to sea level rise.
This Spring, two VCPC students will work with the James River Association to assess the storage of unregulated chemical substances along the James River.
This Spring, two VCPC students will examine a system of drainage ditches across Matthews County that often floods into nearby roads and properties.
This Spring, a VCPC student is researching the impacts of coal tar sealants on the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
A VCPC student is working with the Nansemond River Preservation Alliance to research oyster grounds in the Nansemond River.
Sarah Pease shared her research on harmful algal blooms at the 2015 Project Participants’ Symposium.
At the 2015 Project Participants’ Symposium, Stephanie Smallegan discussed her work studying the erosion of barrier islands during hurricanes.
On January 29, 2015, Virginia Sea Grant Director Troy Hartley gave his annual report to the attendees of the Virginia Sea Grant 6th Annual Project Participants’ Symposium.
Understanding how red algae habitats affect juvenile blue crab survival could make it easier to predict adult populations.
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.