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

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

Christmas in Hampton Roads

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This article is an overview of annual events and things to do around Hampton Roads during the Christmas and winter holiday season. For the latest events, see: Tidewater Virginia Christmas Holiday Events 2020 Chesapeake Virginia Christmas Parade Chesapeake The Chesapeake … Continued