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Friday, November 13 & Saturday, November 14, 2009
Virginia Aquaculture Conference
Lexington Hotel, George Washington Inn & Conference Center (Williamsburg, VA)

The Virginia Aquaculture Conference (VAC) will provide an opportunity to learn about current and upcoming issues, explore new developments in culture technology, and interact with others with similar interests. The VAC will also host the annual meeting of the East Coast Shellfish Growers Association. Check out the Conference website for agenda , registration, and lodging information. Online registration is accepted until Wednesday, November 4.

Friday, April 17, 2009
Regional Governance: Climate, Oceans, and Estuaries
Visiting Scholar Seminar Series Presented by Virginia Sea Grant, the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy, and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science School of Marine Science.

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
College of William & Mary, Morton Hall 140
Climate of Opinion: Virginians’ Beliefs about Climate Change and Policy Preferences. Barry Rabe, University of Michigan, and Chris Borick, Muhlenburg College.

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
VIMS Watermen’s Hall, McHugh Auditorium
The Hope for Regional Governance: Climate, Ocean and Ecosystems. Barry Rabe, University of Michigan, and Troy Hartley, Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
Live webcast available.

4:30 p.m.
VIMS Watermen’s Hall Lobby
Wine and cheese reception.

News Releases

August 20, 2009
Marine Corps base awarded Clean Marina status

June 29, 2009
Survey reflects rapid expansion of Virginia’s oyster aquaculture

March 12, 2009
Study values annual impact of Hampton boaters at $55M

February 25, 2009
Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School wins Blue Crab Bowl

February 4, 2009
VIMS releases manual to help oyster growers

January 14, 2009
DuPaul retires as Advisory Services director

June 9, 2008
Survey shows growth in VA clam, oyster aquaculture

Links and Contacts

Mid-Atlantic Sea Grant information

Sea Grant e-currents newsletter

News from Virginia Sea Grant partner institutions:

Media Contact: Margaret Pizer, mpizer@vims.edu, 804-684-7167

Virginia Sea Grant • Virginia Institute of Marine Science
P.O. Box 1346 • Gloucester Point, VA 23062 • 804-684-7164 • 804-684-7161 (fax)