Lindenwood-Barraud Park Living Shoreline Grant

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The City of Norfolk will receive a $1,252,500 million grant from the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) to construct the Lindenwood-Barraud Park Living Shoreline. Matching funds will be provided through the City’s stormwater capital budget. The National Fish and Wildlife … Continued

Virginia Beach Whale Watch Companies Join Whale SENSE Atlantic

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In 2016, Rudee Tours and Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center joined Whale SENSE, a voluntary responsible whale watching program. The local whale watching season runs from January to March, when the humpback whales migrate through the mid-Atlantic from their … Continued

Lafayette River Oyster Reef Protection Measures

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In 2015, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) voted to increase protection for oyster restoration sites in the Lafayette River near Norfolk as well as other Virginia tributaries. For decades, the Lafayette River has been closed to oyster harvesting due … Continued