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

Back Bay Largemouth Bass Stocking Program

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A three-year largemouth bass stocking project in Back Bay began in May of 2012, according to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF). The stocking program follows an experimental stocking of approximately 75,000 surplus largemouth bass fingerlings in … Continued

Things To Do in Norfolk Virginia

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Norfolk is one of Tidewater Virginia’s most beautiful communities. The city is a mix of shopping, museums, historical buildings, industrial complexes, and residential neighborhoods. For visitors, there are always plenty of exciting things to do in Norfolk. Waterside is Norfolk’s … Continued

Eco-Friendly Water Sports

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Eco-friendly vacation activities have become extremely popular. As the nation focuses on sustainability, green living practices, and environmental issues, eco-friendly recreation has soared in popularity. Tidewater Virginia guides and tour operators offer several eco-friendly activities such as kayaking tours, guided … Continued

Kayaking in Virginia Beach

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Virginia Beach has an excellent selection of kayaking areas. Inshore kayakers will find ponds, lakes, marshes, creeks, and other areas to explore. For advanced paddlers, there are plenty of launch areas nearby with Chesapeake Bay or access to enjoy ocean … Continued

The Lynnhaven, Restoring a Legend

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The Lynnhaven, Restoring a Legend, a full-color book of essays, paintings, and photographs about the Lynnhaven River in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was published by the conservation organization, Lynnhaven River Now. The river is home to the famed Lynnhaven oysters and … Continued