Norfolk Army Corps of Engineers River Star Business Award

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In January, the Elizabeth River Project recognized the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for its environmental stewardship along the Elizabeth River watershed. The district received the River Star Business award for Sustained Distinguished Performance, Model Level, by the … 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

Virginia Coastal Resilience Grants

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In June 2014, officials from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced $102.7 million in competitive matching grants to support 54 projects along the Atlantic coast. The grants will fund science-based solutions to restore wetlands and other natural areas, … Continued