Chesapeake Bay Surface Water in Central Piedmont Region

 Fisheries

   
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There are 25 resources serving Central Piedmont Region in the following categories:
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Fisheries Biologists
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Virginia Field Office
- Gloucester, VA
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
500-Year Forest Foundation
- Charlottesville, VA
Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture
Todd Fearer - Coordinator - Blacksburg, VA
Atlantic Coast Joint Venture
Debra Reynolds - Communication Coordinator - Hadley, MA
Blue Ridge Forestry Consulting, Inc.
Jeremy A. Clem - Consulting Forester - Flint Hill, VA
Brian W. Morse
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Afton, VA
Bruce A. Riley
Riley Forestry - Owner, Forester - Halifax, VA
Caleb Haymes
Haymes Timber and Wildlife Services - Owner - Chatham, VA
Daniel Hammond
H & H Forest Management, Inc. - South Hill, VA
Dowdy's Forest & Land Management
Matthew E. Dowdy - Louisa, VA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Gary R. Long, ACF
Ridgerunner Forestry, LLC - Pilot, VA
Hilliard Estate and Land Management
Carter Hilliard - Principal - Charlottesville, VA
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
John C. Smith
John Smith Forestry Services - Consulting Forester - Richmond, VA
Leif Riddervold
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Environmental Scientist - Afton, VA
McChesney 'Ches' Goodall III
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Consulting Forester - Afton, VA
Michael Skinner
Confluence Forestry & Land Management Services, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
Paul Maslen
Parkton Woodland Services - Registered Professional Forester - Upperco, MD
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
Thomas W. Reisinger, ACF
Reisinger & Associates, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Virginia Field Office
- Gloucester, VA
Wildland Forestry & Environmental, Inc
Brandon Price - Consulting Wildlife Forester - Madison, NC
Woodland Vegetation Management
Daniel Reynolds - Farmville, NC

 Groundwater

   
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State Oil & Natural Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources
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This report is designed to equip regulators and policymakers with pertinent data and observations to consider when evaluating and revising rules in their states.

 

New Study Improves Drought Prediction Methods
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A new study by researchers at Oklahoma State University’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences may well improve the predictability of seasonal droughts and provide a better way for farmers to determine when drought conditions are likely to occur.

 

Conducting a Household Water Audit

Conducting a water audit can help you save money by reducing your home water bill (and sewer bill if you are connected to a public sewer system).& ...

 

Estimated Use of Water in the United States in 2010
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This report is the 13th in a series of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Circular reports that have been published every 5 years since 1950.

 

Show Groundwater Organizations & Professionals (73)
There are 73 resources serving Central Piedmont Region in the following categories:
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Government Agencies
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
DCR Office of Land Conservation
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA - Washington, DC
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Washington, DC
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
USDA Rural Development - Virginia Office
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Forestry
- Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
- Big Stone Gap, VA
Virginia Land Conservation Foundation
Sarah Richardson - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia NRCS State Office
John A. (Jack) Bricker - State Conservationist - Richmond, VA
Virginia Wildfire and Forest Protection
Virginia Department of Forestry - Fred Turck - Charlottesville, VA
Soil / Water Testing Labs
DBSA Soil Testing & Research Laboratory
Joleen Hines - Laboratory Manager - Albuquerque, NM
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
TPS Lab
- Edinburg, TX
State Funding / Technical Resources
AgrAbility Virginia
Kirk Ballin - Salem, VA
Agricultural Best Management Practices Loan Program
- Richmond, VA
Albemarle County Acquisition of Conservation Easements
Ches Goodall - ACE Coordinator - Charlottesville, VA
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and Chesapeake Forest Fund Tree Planting Program
Jenny McGarvey - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership
Dr. Lisa Havel - Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture
Stephen G. Perry - Coordinator - Sanbornton, NH
Emerald Ash Borer Treatment Program
Meredith Bean - EAB Coordinator - Charlottesville, VA
Firewise Communities - Virginia
John Miller - Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
Money for Mitigation Grant Program
John Miller - Chief, Resource Protection - Charlottesville, VA
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Project WILD - Virginia
Suzie Gilley - Project WILD Coordinator - Henrico, VA
Reforestation of Timberlands Program
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Riparian Forest Buffer Tax Credit
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Small Farms Nutrient Management Program
Tad Williams - Dairy and Small Farms Nutrient Management Specialist - Richmond, VA
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
The Bobwhite Quail in Virginia
VDGIF - Richmond, VA
The Chesapeake Bay Program
Dana Aunkst - Director - Annapolis, MD
Tom W. Zaebst
Virginia Department of Forestry - Assistant State Forest Manager - Cumberland, VA
Virginia Agricultural BMP Cost Share (VACS) Program
Department of Conservation and Recreation - Soil and Water - Richmond, VA
Virginia Agricultural BMP Tax Credit Program
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Soil and Water - Richmond, VA
Virginia Agricultural Stewardship Program
Darrell Marshall - Agricultural Stewardship Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program
Kim Niewolny - Program Director and Extension Specialist - Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund
Walter Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Conservation Assistance Program (VCAP)
Kevin McLean - VCAP Coordinator - Mechanicsville, VA
Virginia Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
- Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Forest Landowner Education Program
Jennifer Gagnon - Virginia Cooperative Extension - Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Land Conservation Foundation
Sarah Richardson - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Open-Space Lands Preservation Trust Fund
Brett Christina Glymph - Director, Virginia Outdoors Foundation - Warrenton, VA
Virginia Recreational Trails Fund
Synthia Waymack - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Wildfire and Forest Protection
Virginia Department of Forestry - Fred Turck - Charlottesville, VA
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Woodland Steward Series
Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association, Extension Forestry-NC Cooperative Extension, NC Forest Service, US Forest Service - Raleigh, NC
Water Conservation
Alice Ferguson Foundation
Emily Leedy - Director of Programs - Accokeek, MD
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
Liz Chudoba - Water Quality Program Manager - Annapolis, MD
Center for Watershed Protection
David Hirschman - Director of Va Office - Ellicott City, MD
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
- Annapolis, MD
Restore America's Estuaries
- Arlington, VA
Southeast Water Forum
- Knoxville, TN
The Downstream Project
William R. Howard - Executive Director - Berryville, VA
Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund
Walter Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
- Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
WestWater Research, LLC
Clay Landry - Managing Director - Boise, ID
Water Districts and Associations
The Virginia Lakes & Watersheds Association
Andrew Gould - PresidentVA
Virginia Rural Water Association
Myrica Keiser - Executive Director - Buena Vista, VA
Virginia Section: American Water Works Association
Geneva Hudgins - Executive Manager - Lynchburg, VA
Virginia Water Environment Association
- Glen Allen, VA

 Nutrient Credit Trading

   
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Trading Nutrient Reductions from Nonpoint Source Best Management Practices in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
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Guidance for Agricultural Landowners and Your Potential Trading Partners

 

Innovations in Market-Based Watershed Conservation in the United States - Payments for Watershed Services for Agricultural and Forest Landowners
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New innovations in payments for watershed services (PWS) have emerged in the past decade and are pointing the way toward watershed protection approaches that might effectively complement existing government conservation programs and incentives for rural landowners.

 

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due - Increasing Landowner Compensation for Ecosystem Services
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This report provides an overview of existing payment programs and markets, and discusses the concepts of bundling and stacking, offer policy recommendations, and provides examples of current efforts to more effectively integrate payment opportunities for landowners.

 

Ecosystem Service Market Development - The Role and Opportunity for Finance
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The creation of tradable credits for the development or preservation of ecosystem services has emerged as a method to provide such payments.

 

Getting Paid for Stewardship - An Agricultural Community Water Quality Trading Guide
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Agricultural producers are finding opportunities to get paid for their stewardship activities through water quality trading. Generally, they sell the amount of nutrients or sediment reduced by conservation practices.

 

Meeting Regulatory Needs with Voluntary Conservation
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Take a look at a PowerPoint presentation on market-based approaches as a voluntary means to reduce the cost of compliance with environmental regulations.& ...

 

Virginia’s Nutrient Credit Trading Program
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Virginia’s nutrient credit trading program, significantly expanded by the General Assembly in 20121, may soon be in operation as the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and stakeholders are winding up the lengthy regulation development process.& ...

 

 River Access - laws regarding surface water use

   

 Surface Water Quality

   
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Investing in the Commonwealth's Land and Water
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Virginia Forever's Five-Year Plan, 2015-2019

 

State Oil & Natural Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources
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This report is designed to equip regulators and policymakers with pertinent data and observations to consider when evaluating and revising rules in their states.

 

State Of The Bobwhite - Grassland Conservation At A Crossroads
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This first annual “State of the Bobwhite” report by the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI) and the National Bobwhite Technical Committee (NBTC) provides a snapshot of the population, hunting, and conservation status of the northern bobwhite, Colinus virginianus.

 

Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Gag Management Measures
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NMFS implements management measures described in a framework action to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico (FMP), as prepared by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council).

 

SeaStates 2013 - How Well Does Your State Protect Your Coastal Waters?
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Here, using publicly available information, the Marine Conservation Institute and Mission Blue present the first scientifically rigorous quantitative account of no-take marine reserves in the waters of US coastal states and territories.

 

EPA Cannot Regulate Stormwater Flow, Only Pollutants in Stormwater
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A federal court held last month that the Environmental Protection Agency cannot regulate storm water flow in setting a total maximum daily load for impaired waters under the Clean Water Act.

 

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due - Increasing Landowner Compensation for Ecosystem Services
By:

This report provides an overview of existing payment programs and markets, and discusses the concepts of bundling and stacking, offer policy recommendations, and provides examples of current efforts to more effectively integrate payment opportunities for landowners.

 

Getting Paid for Stewardship - An Agricultural Community Water Quality Trading Guide
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Agricultural producers are finding opportunities to get paid for their stewardship activities through water quality trading. Generally, they sell the amount of nutrients or sediment reduced by conservation practices.

 

Updated 2013 Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Recreational Season Length Estimates
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In February 2013, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council requested the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) promulgate an emergency rule for the 2013 recreational red snapper season.

 

Conservation buffers - wildlife benefits in Southeastern agricultural systems
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Conservation buffers such as filter strips, riparian buffers, grassed waterways, and field borders are especially applicable to southeastern landscapes and have multiple environmental benefits while serving to significantly improve wildlife habitats.

 

Algal Blooms, Scums and Mats in Ponds
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This brief document is full of photos that will help landowners to determine what form of algae they may have.  It describes the major types, their causes, effects, and what can be done to manage algal blooms.

 

Show Surface Water Quality Organizations & Professionals (118)
There are 118 resources serving Central Piedmont Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Surface Water Quality Organizations & Professionals serving Central Piedmont Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Blair Smyth
VDGIF Biologist - Forest, VA
David Kocka
VDGIF Biologist - Verona, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Jay Howell
Small Game Project Leader - Virginia Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries - Henrico, VA
Katie Martin
VDGIF Biologist - Farmville, VA
Lorien Koontz
Private Lands Biologist - Forest, VA
Marc Puckett
Small Game Project Leader - Farmville, VA
Mike Dye
VDGIF Biologist - Fredericksburg, VA
The Bobwhite Quail in Virginia
VDGIF - Richmond, VA
Fisheries Biologists
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Virginia Field Office
- Gloucester, VA
Government Agencies
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
DCR Office of Land Conservation
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA - Washington, DC
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Washington, DC
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
USDA Rural Development - Virginia Office
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Forestry
- Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
- Big Stone Gap, VA
Virginia Land Conservation Foundation
Sarah Richardson - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia NRCS State Office
John A. (Jack) Bricker - State Conservationist - Richmond, VA
Virginia Wildfire and Forest Protection
Virginia Department of Forestry - Fred Turck - Charlottesville, VA
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Brian W. Morse
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Afton, VA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Evergreen Environmental, LLC
Mark Renna - President - Wayne, NJ
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Leif Riddervold
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Environmental Scientist - Afton, VA
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
McChesney 'Ches' Goodall III
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Consulting Forester - Afton, VA
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
Soil / Water Testing Labs
DBSA Soil Testing & Research Laboratory
Joleen Hines - Laboratory Manager - Albuquerque, NM
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
TPS Lab
- Edinburg, TX
State Funding / Technical Resources
AgrAbility Virginia
Kirk Ballin - Salem, VA
Agricultural Best Management Practices Loan Program
- Richmond, VA
Albemarle County Acquisition of Conservation Easements
Ches Goodall - ACE Coordinator - Charlottesville, VA
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and Chesapeake Forest Fund Tree Planting Program
Jenny McGarvey - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership
Dr. Lisa Havel - Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture
Stephen G. Perry - Coordinator - Sanbornton, NH
Emerald Ash Borer Treatment Program
Meredith Bean - EAB Coordinator - Charlottesville, VA
Firewise Communities - Virginia
John Miller - Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
Money for Mitigation Grant Program
John Miller - Chief, Resource Protection - Charlottesville, VA
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Project WILD - Virginia
Suzie Gilley - Project WILD Coordinator - Henrico, VA
Reforestation of Timberlands Program
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Riparian Forest Buffer Tax Credit
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Small Farms Nutrient Management Program
Tad Williams - Dairy and Small Farms Nutrient Management Specialist - Richmond, VA
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
The Bobwhite Quail in Virginia
VDGIF - Richmond, VA
The Chesapeake Bay Program
Dana Aunkst - Director - Annapolis, MD
Tom W. Zaebst
Virginia Department of Forestry - Assistant State Forest Manager - Cumberland, VA
Virginia Agricultural BMP Cost Share (VACS) Program
Department of Conservation and Recreation - Soil and Water - Richmond, VA
Virginia Agricultural BMP Tax Credit Program
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Soil and Water - Richmond, VA
Virginia Agricultural Stewardship Program
Darrell Marshall - Agricultural Stewardship Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program
Kim Niewolny - Program Director and Extension Specialist - Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund
Walter Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Conservation Assistance Program (VCAP)
Kevin McLean - VCAP Coordinator - Mechanicsville, VA
Virginia Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
- Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Forest Landowner Education Program
Jennifer Gagnon - Virginia Cooperative Extension - Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Land Conservation Foundation
Sarah Richardson - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Open-Space Lands Preservation Trust Fund
Brett Christina Glymph - Director, Virginia Outdoors Foundation - Warrenton, VA
Virginia Recreational Trails Fund
Synthia Waymack - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Wildfire and Forest Protection
Virginia Department of Forestry - Fred Turck - Charlottesville, VA
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Woodland Steward Series
Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association, Extension Forestry-NC Cooperative Extension, NC Forest Service, US Forest Service - Raleigh, NC
Water Conservation
Alice Ferguson Foundation
Emily Leedy - Director of Programs - Accokeek, MD
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
Liz Chudoba - Water Quality Program Manager - Annapolis, MD
Center for Watershed Protection
David Hirschman - Director of Va Office - Ellicott City, MD
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
- Annapolis, MD
Restore America's Estuaries
- Arlington, VA
Southeast Water Forum
- Knoxville, TN
The Downstream Project
William R. Howard - Executive Director - Berryville, VA
Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund
Walter Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
- Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
WestWater Research, LLC
Clay Landry - Managing Director - Boise, ID
Water Districts and Associations
The Virginia Lakes & Watersheds Association
Andrew Gould - PresidentVA
Virginia Rural Water Association
Myrica Keiser - Executive Director - Buena Vista, VA
Virginia Section: American Water Works Association
Geneva Hudgins - Executive Manager - Lynchburg, VA
Virginia Water Environment Association
- Glen Allen, VA
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
500-Year Forest Foundation
- Charlottesville, VA
Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture
Todd Fearer - Coordinator - Blacksburg, VA
Atlantic Coast Joint Venture
Debra Reynolds - Communication Coordinator - Hadley, MA
Blue Ridge Forestry Consulting, Inc.
Jeremy A. Clem - Consulting Forester - Flint Hill, VA
Brian W. Morse
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Afton, VA
Bruce A. Riley
Riley Forestry - Owner, Forester - Halifax, VA
Caleb Haymes
Haymes Timber and Wildlife Services - Owner - Chatham, VA
Daniel Hammond
H & H Forest Management, Inc. - South Hill, VA
Dowdy's Forest & Land Management
Matthew E. Dowdy - Louisa, VA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Gary R. Long, ACF
Ridgerunner Forestry, LLC - Pilot, VA
Hilliard Estate and Land Management
Carter Hilliard - Principal - Charlottesville, VA
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
John C. Smith
John Smith Forestry Services - Consulting Forester - Richmond, VA
Leif Riddervold
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Environmental Scientist - Afton, VA
McChesney 'Ches' Goodall III
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Consulting Forester - Afton, VA
Michael Skinner
Confluence Forestry & Land Management Services, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
Paul Maslen
Parkton Woodland Services - Registered Professional Forester - Upperco, MD
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
Thomas W. Reisinger, ACF
Reisinger & Associates, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Virginia Field Office
- Gloucester, VA
Wildland Forestry & Environmental, Inc
Brandon Price - Consulting Wildlife Forester - Madison, NC
Woodland Vegetation Management
Daniel Reynolds - Farmville, NC
 

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Fisheries News Items
Wild Chesapeake: Va. Man Sets New Snakehead World Record - Chesapeake Bay Magazine
5/21/2019 8:40:06 PM
Wild Chesapeake: Va. Man Sets New Snakehead World Record    Chesapeake Bay Magazine Emanuel Tankersley wasn't looking for fame when he caught a monster northern snakehead last year while fishing on a Northern Virginia creek. He's caught a ...

Adventures Afield: DGIF Acquires Two New WMAs in Wake of Director's Retirement - The Daily Progress
5/21/2019 5:32:00 PM
Adventures Afield: DGIF Acquires Two New WMAs in Wake of Director's Retirement    The Daily Progress On April 1, 2019, after 41 years with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF), Executive Director, Robert “Bob” Duncan, retired from the ...

Lancaster, Kilmarnock, Callao, Rappahannock, Potomac, Reedville, Boating, Fishing, Dining, Indians, Omega, Breaking News, Newspaper in Virginia, VA - Northumberland Echo
5/21/2019 4:22:45 PM
Lancaster, Kilmarnock, Callao, Rappahannock, Potomac, Reedville, Boating, Fishing, Dining, Indians, Omega, Breaking News, Newspaper in Virginia, VA    Northumberland Echo The upcoming Memorial Day Weekend and holiday are 3 days that for many boaters is their summer season kickoff for time on the water. Among some specific ...

Coast Guard Suspends Search For 2 Missing Boaters Near The Chesapeake Bay - First State Update
5/21/2019 6:42:00 AM
Coast Guard Suspends Search For 2 Missing Boaters Near The Chesapeake Bay    First State Update The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday evening for two men who went missing near Mosquito Point on the Rappahannock River in Virginia, Sunday.

DGIF, US Fish and Wildlife Service, announce new public access assistance program - Augusta Free Press
5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM
DGIF, US Fish and Wildlife Service, announce new public access assistance program    Augusta Free Press The Commonwealth of Virginia and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* announce the launch of a new program to help Commonwealth citizens with the ...

Coast Guard, local agencies suspend search for 2 missing Virginia boaters - WTKR News 3
5/19/2019 10:56:00 PM
Coast Guard, local agencies suspend search for 2 missing Virginia boaters    WTKR News 3 The Coast Guard has suspended its search for two men who went missing near Mosquito Point on the Rappahannock River after their boat was found washed ...

Blue crab stock healthy with above average abundance - Southside Daily
5/19/2019 12:17:00 AM
Blue crab stock healthy with above average abundance    Southside Daily Results from the latest Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey — conducted annually by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and Maryland Department of…

DGIF Urges Virginians to Be Safe on the Water - NBC 29 News
5/17/2019 1:54:00 PM
DGIF Urges Virginians to Be Safe on the Water    NBC 29 News Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is reminding all boaters to stay safe this summer, and always wear a life jacket while on the water.

Armed robbery suspect in Virginia steals officer's weapon, flees in vehicle - WHSV
5/13/2019 1:14:36 PM
Armed robbery suspect in Virginia steals officer's weapon, flees in vehicle    WHSV A Virginia man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly robbed a liquor store, stole a deputy's weapon, and tried to escape police.

VHCC students dissect non-native fish to study habitat changes - Bristol Herald Courier
5/12/2019 11:08:00 PM
VHCC students dissect non-native fish to study habitat changes    Bristol Herald Courier ABINGDON, Va. — Students at Virginia Highlands Community College are learning that fish bones can be good storytellers.

Snakes are popping up across Virginia – Here’s how to keep them away from your home - WTKR News 3
5/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Snakes are popping up across Virginia – Here’s how to keep them away from your home    WTKR News 3 RICHMOND, Va. - Snakes are popping up all across Virginia. And they're making some Richmond residents, like Sandra Taylor, a little worried. “I've had an ...

Gerald Almy: Virginia's trophy saltwater striped bass season canceled - Northern Virginia Daily
5/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Gerald Almy: Virginia's trophy saltwater striped bass season canceled    Northern Virginia Daily Gulls cry softly in the calm tidewater creek as the diesel engine revs up, and you head out at the crack of dawn for a day of chasing trophy striped bass in the ...

Seafood Without The Sea: Will Lab-Grown Fish Hook Consumers? - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
5/5/2019 7:09:32 AM
Seafood Without The Sea: Will Lab-Grown Fish Hook Consumers?    West Virginia Public Broadcasting High-tech meat alternatives are grabbing a lot of headlines these days. Last month, the Impossible Burger marked a meatless milestone with its debut as a.

VIMS christens new research vessel RV Virginia - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
5/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
VIMS christens new research vessel RV Virginia    Williamsburg Yorktown Daily Virginia First Lady Pam Northam christens VIMS' new flagship research vessel Virginia in a ceremony on the Yorktown waterfront. From left to right: William ...

House Hunters: Amazing Arthropods - Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
5/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
House Hunters: Amazing Arthropods    Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute Many creatures, great and small, call grasslands their home, including the most diverse and abundant animals: arthropods! In Warren County, Virginia, Virginia ...

First bear cubs of 2019 checked into Wildlife Center of Virginia - 13newsnow.com WVEC
5/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
First bear cubs of 2019 checked into Wildlife Center of Virginia    13newsnow.com WVEC The 2019 bear cub season officially started for the Wildlife Center of Virginia, and two bear cubs will grow up together until they are released next spring.

Proposed regulations changes aimed at protection of candy darter - WV MetroNews - West Virginia MetroNews
5/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Proposed regulations changes aimed at protection of candy darter - WV MetroNews    West Virginia MetroNews SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A small fish, which most of us probably wouldn't recognize, is the catalyst for one of the biggest proposed changed to West ...

West Virginia Division of Natural Resources studying muskie size, growth at East Lynn Lake - The Logan Banner
5/1/2019 12:01:00 AM
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources studying muskie size, growth at East Lynn Lake    The Logan Banner EAST LYNN - Stung by an electric current, the arm-long fish darted to the lake's surface, where a man with a long-handled net scooped it up.

How an increase of bear sightings is causing problems on Central Virginia roads - WTVR CBS 6 News
4/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
How an increase of bear sightings is causing problems on Central Virginia roads    WTVR CBS 6 News DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. -- In recent years, the black bear population has grown across Virginia. That is proving a hazard for motorists as bears attempt to ...

VIMS christens RV Virginia - William & Mary News
4/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
VIMS christens RV Virginia    William & Mary News William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science christened its new flagship research vessel, the 93-foot RV Virginia, in a ceremony at the Yorktown ...

Virginia takes steps to protect striped bass numbers in Chesapeake Bay - WWBT NBC12 News
4/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia takes steps to protect striped bass numbers in Chesapeake Bay    WWBT NBC12 News Starting May 16 through June 15 fishermen will be able to catch and keep two striped bass from 20 to 28 inches.

As Fish Population Declines, Virginia Lets Striped Bass Off The Hook - The Kojo Nnamdi Show
4/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
As Fish Population Declines, Virginia Lets Striped Bass Off The Hook    The Kojo Nnamdi Show Fishing season for large rockfish — also known as striped bass — has been canceled in Virginia this year due to concern for the fish's declining population.

'A starting point:' Virginia takes steps to protect striped bass numbers in Chesapeake Bay - Virginia Mercury
4/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
'A starting point:' Virginia takes steps to protect striped bass numbers in Chesapeake Bay    Virginia Mercury With stock assessments showing declines for the Atlantic's prized striped bass population, Virginia last week closed its spring recreational season for ...

Chris Dollar: Virginia decision illustrates pressure on striper fishery - CapitalGazette.com
4/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Chris Dollar: Virginia decision illustrates pressure on striper fishery    CapitalGazette.com The warning lights have been flashing for several seasons, far too many some would argue. And now, at the risk of torturing this metaphor even more, smoke is ...

Virginia cancels striped bass trophy fishing season amid concerns over population - Richmond.com
4/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia cancels striped bass trophy fishing season amid concerns over population    Richmond.com The fishing season for large rockfish in tributaries of the Potomac River, along the Atlantic coastline and parts of the Chesapeake Bay is canceled in Virginia this ...

Mangy foxes reported by Virginia Beach Animal Control - 13newsnow.com WVEC
4/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mangy foxes reported by Virginia Beach Animal Control    13newsnow.com WVEC Virginia Beach Animal Control is alerting the public to mangy foxes in North End. They do not have rabies, just burrowing mites.

Virginia cancels striped bass fishing season amid concerns over population decline - Washington Post
4/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia cancels striped bass fishing season amid concerns over population decline    Washington Post In a 7-0 vote, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission suspended striped bass fishing for the spring season.

KEN PERROTTE: Culpeper deer tests positive for Chronic Wasting Disease - Fredericksburg.com
4/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
KEN PERROTTE: Culpeper deer tests positive for Chronic Wasting Disease    Fredericksburg.com A white-tailed deer killed in Culpeper County last November tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease, according to the Virginia Department of Game and ...

Virginia Tech’s 36th annual Mudbass Classic Tournament takes place on April 27 - Augusta Free Press
4/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Tech’s 36th annual Mudbass Classic Tournament takes place on April 27    Augusta Free Press The Virginia Tech chapter of the American Fisheries Society will host the 36th annual Mudbass Classic Tournament on April 27.

Article: Virginia closes striped bass trophy season as ASMFC weighs action - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
4/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Article: Virginia closes striped bass trophy season as ASMFC weighs action    The Chesapeake Bay Journal This story has been updated from the original published on April 19, 2019. Virginia and two New England states are urging other East Coast fishery managers to ...

Va. Cancels Trophy Rockfish Season, Urges Other States to Follow - Chesapeake Bay Magazine
4/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Va. Cancels Trophy Rockfish Season, Urges Other States to Follow    Chesapeake Bay Magazine It's official- there won't be a trophy rockfish season in Virginia this spring. Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) has voted unanimously to enact an ...

VIDEO: Va. Rehabilitated Bear Cubs Released into the Wild - Chesapeake Bay Magazine
4/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
VIDEO: Va. Rehabilitated Bear Cubs Released into the Wild    Chesapeake Bay Magazine There are happy endings for several black bear cubs who were rescued last year around the Virginia watershed. This month, they were released back into the ...

OT- Virginia closes striped bass fishery in salt water - The Key Play
4/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
OT- Virginia closes striped bass fishery in salt water    The Key Play The Marine Resources Commission took an important first step to address the striped bass decline and calls on other states to follow suit to protect this crucial ...

Virginia probes new CWD detection as Minnesota culls farm deer - CIDRAP
4/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia probes new CWD detection as Minnesota culls farm deer    CIDRAP In the latest chronic wasting disease (CWD) developments, Virginia's Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) has confirmed the condition in a buck ...

West Virginia University's Colton McKivitz Looking to Take on Leadership Role - Wheeling Intelligencer
4/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia University's Colton McKivitz Looking to Take on Leadership Role    Wheeling Intelligencer MORGANTOWN — Colton McKivitz is one of the most veteran players on the West Virginia football roster. The fifth-year senior has already made 35 career start.

DGIF Reports One CWD-Positive White-Tailed Deer in Culpeper County - NBC 29 News
4/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
DGIF Reports One CWD-Positive White-Tailed Deer in Culpeper County    NBC 29 News The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has confirmed Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in a male deer legally harvested in Culpeper County in ...

Virginia launches 'Refer-a-Friend to Fish' campaign - WHSV
4/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia launches 'Refer-a-Friend to Fish' campaign    WHSV The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is launching a campaign to encourage fishermen to recruit others to join them.

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries launches ‘Refer-a-Friend to Fish’ campaign - WWBT NBC12 News
4/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries launches ‘Refer-a-Friend to Fish’ campaign    WWBT NBC12 News RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is launching a campaign to encourage fishermen to recruit others to join them.

WOYM: Though officially still a ghost in Virginia, cougar sightings creeping closer - Roanoke Times
4/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
WOYM: Though officially still a ghost in Virginia, cougar sightings creeping closer    Roanoke Times The tour of the wild continues. Q: Why is it still believed that there are no cougars in Virginia when there seems to be so much evidence to the contrary?

Striped bass fishing season could be canceled in Virginia as population declines - Washington Post
4/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Striped bass fishing season could be canceled in Virginia as population declines    Washington Post Virginia officials are weighing whether to cancel this year's fishing season for large rockfish in the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay out of concern for its ...

VDGIF seeking public comments on Virginia Wild Trout Management Plan - WHSV
4/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
VDGIF seeking public comments on Virginia Wild Trout Management Plan    WHSV The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is taking public comments on their wild trout management plan.

Overfishing assessment may lead Virginia to ban recreational fishing for striped bass - Fredericksburg.com
4/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Overfishing assessment may lead Virginia to ban recreational fishing for striped bass    Fredericksburg.com The Virginia Marine Resources Commission is considering banning recreational fishing for trophy-sized striped bass this spring in the state's portion of the ...

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to Release 18 Young Black Bears - NBC 29 News
4/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to Release 18 Young Black Bears    NBC 29 News The Wildlife Center of Virginia is saying goodbye to some long term residents while making room for more.

Body of missing boater found in Virginia reservoir - WHSV
4/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Body of missing boater found in Virginia reservoir    WHSV The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says the body of a missing boater has been found in Kerr Reservoir in Mecklenburg County.

Endangered woodpeckers find new home in Virginia - WSET
3/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Endangered woodpeckers find new home in Virginia    WSET RICHMOND, Va. (WSET) -- The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has announced that a federally endangered species has moved into a ...

Wild Chesapeake: Should Virginia Cut Rockfish Harvest? - Chesapeake Bay Magazine
3/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Wild Chesapeake: Should Virginia Cut Rockfish Harvest?    Chesapeake Bay Magazine Chesapeake outdoor sportsman Captain Chris Dollar brings the latest wildlife news to the Bay Bulletin. With tighter regulations on stripers expected in 2020 in ...

Virginia helps bolster legal argument to block seismic testing - Daily Press
3/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia helps bolster legal argument to block seismic testing    Daily Press Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring and eight other attorneys general file additional argument to bolster their effort to get a court order to block seismic testing ...

Wild Chesapeake: Cobia Catch Changes - Chesapeake Bay Magazine
2/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Wild Chesapeake: Cobia Catch Changes    Chesapeake Bay Magazine A major shift is coming to cobia management— from federal to state regulation. Cobia are popular gamefish in Virginia and North Carolina waters, with growing ...

Virginia hunters enjoy another good season - Virginian-Pilot
2/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia hunters enjoy another good season    Virginian-Pilot Hunters working the woods and fields in rural Virginia had another good season, according to numbers provided by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland ...

28 deer test positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in Virginia - WSET
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
28 deer test positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in Virginia    WSET RICHMOND, Va. (WSET) -- The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries said Chronic Wasting Disease has been found in 26 deer in Northwest ...

Virginia escapes sanction — for now — that could shut down menhaden fishing - Virginian-Pilot
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia escapes sanction — for now — that could shut down menhaden fishing    Virginian-Pilot A threat to shut down Virginia's menhaden fishery disappeared after an interstate commission decided it wouldn't find the state out of a compliance with a new ...

Virginia dodges sanction on menhaden - Daily Press
2/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia dodges sanction on menhaden    Daily Press The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission declines to trigger a moratorium on Virginia's menhaden fishery.

Menhaden Fishery Managers Won't Pursue Punishment for Virginia - Chesapeake Bay Magazine
2/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Menhaden Fishery Managers Won't Pursue Punishment for Virginia    Chesapeake Bay Magazine Virginia's menhaden fishery gets a major victory, as Atlantic fisheries managers decide not to hold the Commonwealth out of compliance with its most recent ...

Worst "Over the Limit" Poaching Case on Va. Shore in Decades - Chesapeake Bay Magazine
2/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Worst "Over the Limit" Poaching Case on Va. Shore in Decades    Chesapeake Bay Magazine Two Virginia brothers pleaded guilty in federal court for a poaching case involving marsh hens on the Eastern Shore, after police say they bagged nearly three ...

The Future of Virginia Fisheries: The Consumer Connection - WVTF
1/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Future of Virginia Fisheries: The Consumer Connection    WVTF It's a dangerous world for fish and other marine life. Populations are coping with climate change, pollution and fishermen armed with high-tech devices.

The Future of Virginia Fisheries: Enforcing Catch Limits in the Atlantic and Chesapeake Bay - WVTF
1/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Future of Virginia Fisheries: Enforcing Catch Limits in the Atlantic and Chesapeake Bay    WVTF Virginia's seafood industry is one of the oldest in the nation, valued at over half a billion dollars. We're the fourth largest producer of finfish and.

The Future of Virginia Fisheries: Growing Our Own in the Blue Ridge - WVTF
1/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Future of Virginia Fisheries: Growing Our Own in the Blue Ridge    WVTF Like many cities in southside Virginia, Martinsville lost thousands of jobs as tobacco, furniture-making and textiles left for places where labor was.

Article: Fisheries on both VA, MD legislative agendas for 2019 - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Article: Fisheries on both VA, MD legislative agendas for 2019    The Chesapeake Bay Journal Oysters will be on the legislative menu in Maryland in 2019, while Virginia lawmakers will have menhaden on their plates. But for legislators gathering in both ...

Virginia imposes new hunting rules after sick deer discovered in Tennessee - WTVR CBS 6 News
12/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia imposes new hunting rules after sick deer discovered in Tennessee    WTVR CBS 6 News RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) has banned hunters from bringing whole deer carcasses and certain deer ...

Virginia man convicted of illegally feeding bears for 10 years - WTKR News 3
11/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia man convicted of illegally feeding bears for 10 years    WTKR News 3 After 10 years of responding to unusual bear calls, the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries convicted a Warren County man of violating the ...

“Experimental Fishery” Brings Fresh Shrimp to Virginia Beach - Chesapeake Bay Magazine
11/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
“Experimental Fishery” Brings Fresh Shrimp to Virginia Beach    Chesapeake Bay Magazine A shrimp trawling experiment off the Virginia coast is bringing *fresh* seafood to local docks and plates. Patrick Geer, Deputy Chief of Fisheries Management with ...

Local fishermen approved to trawl commercially off coast of Virginia Beach - WTKR News 3
11/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Local fishermen approved to trawl commercially off coast of Virginia Beach    WTKR News 3 The Virginia Marine Resources Commission has approved two experimental fishing permits for an area off the coast of Virginia Beach. The selected fishermen ...

An 'Exceptionally Rare' 2-Headed Snake Found In Virginia Has Died - NPR
11/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
An 'Exceptionally Rare' 2-Headed Snake Found In Virginia Has Died    NPR Two-headed snakes don't live very long in the wild, so when one was found in a Northern Virginia yard, the discovery got the attention of scientists and social ...

Native Elk are Back in VA; See Them on the Elk Cam & Weigh in on DGIF's Plan - WVTF
11/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Native Elk are Back in VA; See Them on the Elk Cam & Weigh in on DGIF's Plan    WVTF The majestic elk once roamed southwestern Virginia. They were a food source for native people and later, European settlers from the piedmont to the.

Virginia asks for public input on elk management plan - WHSV
11/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia asks for public input on elk management plan    WHSV RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries wants to know how state residents feel about elk. Officials are asking for public ...

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries reminds drivers to be careful of deer - WTKR News 3
10/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries reminds drivers to be careful of deer    WTKR News 3 Autumn is here, which means colorful leaves, crisp air and shorter days - and that deer are on the move.

Rare two-headed copperhead snake found in Virginia - The Washington Post
9/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Rare two-headed copperhead snake found in Virginia    The Washington Post The fangs of a single copperhead are enough to scare most. But a two-headed snake? That's a serpent fit for a horror flick. A week ago, the nightmare-inducing ...

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries joins Facebook lip sync battle - WSLS 10
7/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries joins Facebook lip sync battle    WSLS 10 RICHMOND, Va. - As the Facebook lip sync challenge continues, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) decided to throw its hat in the ...

Virginia Conservation Police join the lip sync challenge - WTKR News 3
7/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Conservation Police join the lip sync challenge    WTKR News 3 Inspired by the lip sync challenge that police departments across the country have taken on, the Virginia Conservation Police of the Virginia Department of Game ...

Groundwater News Items
James City's water supply may not be able to keep up with growing demand. Cranston's Mill Pond could be the answer. - Virginia Gazette
5/21/2019 5:20:00 PM
James City's water supply may not be able to keep up with growing demand. Cranston's Mill Pond could be the answer.    Virginia Gazette Cranston's Mill Pond would be a potential resource for James City County's future water needs, but the withdrawal permit isn't quite in hand yet.

International Baccalaureate program impacts students for years, study finds - Virginia Gazette
5/15/2019 4:45:00 PM
International Baccalaureate program impacts students for years, study finds    Virginia Gazette A study on the impact of James River Elementary School's International Baccalaureate program revealed an impact on students even after they enter middle ...

With Billions at Stake, Utilities Fight Coal-Ash Costs - Yahoo Finance
5/15/2019 8:47:00 AM
With Billions at Stake, Utilities Fight Coal-Ash Costs    Yahoo Finance Officials from Virginia to North Carolina to South Carolina are pushing back on utilities' plans to charge customers for the costs of shuttering coal-ash ponds, long ...

Fracking only makes new problems - Virginia Gazette
5/10/2019 5:00:00 PM
Fracking only makes new problems    Virginia Gazette I read with interest and horror the letter dated April 23 titled, “Fracking opponents make it harder to keep warm.” It is wrong to say that promoting natural gas for ...

West Virginia American Water Awards $10,000 in Environmental Grants to Projects in Braxton, Cabell, Fayette and Kanawha Counties - Yahoo Finance
5/7/2019 10:00:00 AM
West Virginia American Water Awards $10,000 in Environmental Grants to Projects in Braxton, Cabell, Fayette and Kanawha Counties    Yahoo Finance Six organizations receive funding to help protect water resources in West Virginia through annual grant program as part of Drinking Water Week.

Virginia poultry groundwater withdrawal permit hearings set for June - Delmarva Daily Times
5/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia poultry groundwater withdrawal permit hearings set for June    Delmarva Daily Times Three public hearings will be held in June to take comment on groundwater withdrawal permits for 54 poultry operations in Accomack.

Groundwater Withdrawal Permit Hearings Set - Water & Wastes Digest
5/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Groundwater Withdrawal Permit Hearings Set    Water & Wastes Digest Virginia poultry groundwater permits hearings will be held in June. Virginia poultry groundwater permits hearings will be held in June. The Virginia Department ...

Report: Coal Ash Pollutes 91% of Power Plants Tested - Chesapeake Bay Magazine
4/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Report: Coal Ash Pollutes 91% of Power Plants Tested    Chesapeake Bay Magazine Just after Virginia legislators voted to end the storage of coal ash in pits where it could leach into groundwater and rivers, a report released in March revealed ...

Settlement announced for cleanup of the Superfund site in Portsmouth - WTKR News 3
3/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Settlement announced for cleanup of the Superfund site in Portsmouth    WTKR News 3 PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The United States and Virginia have entered into an agreement under the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) involving the cleanup ...

Dominion disputes critical coal ash report - Coalfield.com
3/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dominion disputes critical coal ash report    Coalfield.com Dominion Energy says its Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center is incorrectly listed in a new report about coal ash groundwater contamination at disposal sites ...

Nationwide coal ash pollution report includes six Virginia sites - Daily Press
3/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Nationwide coal ash pollution report includes six Virginia sites    Daily Press A new report finds that groundwater at 91 percent of the nation's coal-fired power plants that have monitoring data is contaminated with unsafe levels of coal ash ...

Governor signs legislation to create oversight for HRSD water treatment project - Virginia Gazette
2/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Governor signs legislation to create oversight for HRSD water treatment project    Virginia Gazette Gov. Ralph Northam signed legislation that creates an advisory board and testing laboratory to keep an eye on a Hampton Roads Sanitation District effort to treat ...

JCC Planning Commission supports HRSD request for Carter's Grove land - Virginia Gazette
2/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
JCC Planning Commission supports HRSD request for Carter's Grove land    Virginia Gazette The Planning Commission voted Wednesday to recommend a request by Hampton Roads Sanitation District to assume control of about 76 acres of land in the ...

Article: Cleaner coal ash disposal gets bipartisan support in Virginia - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
1/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Article: Cleaner coal ash disposal gets bipartisan support in Virginia    The Chesapeake Bay Journal Virginia's toxic legacy of storing coal ash in unlined pits near Chesapeake Bay rivers could be put to rest by a bill that now has bipartisan support. Dominion ...

Coal ash cleanup bill wins bipartisan backing in Virginia - Washington Post
1/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Coal ash cleanup bill wins bipartisan backing in Virginia    Washington Post RICHMOND — Dominion Energy would have to clean up four coal ash ponds around Virginia — some dating to the 1930s, all of them leaking — under ...

Citizens Demand Action in North Carolina as Virginia Moves Ahead with Coal Ash Cleanups - Southern Environmental Law Center
1/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Citizens Demand Action in North Carolina as Virginia Moves Ahead with Coal Ash Cleanups    Southern Environmental Law Center CHAPEL HILL, N.C.-- With Virginia's announcement today of a bipartisan agreement that requires Dominion Energy to excavate all the coal ash from its unlined ...

Coal ash pollution targeted under Virginia bill - Southern Environmental Law Center
1/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Coal ash pollution targeted under Virginia bill    Southern Environmental Law Center Today Virginia legislators considered a bipartisan bill that could put an end to coal ash pollution in Virginia. The law would require Dominion to.

General Assembly bill would add oversight to HRSD's water treatment project - Virginia Gazette
1/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
General Assembly bill would add oversight to HRSD's water treatment project    Virginia Gazette Sen. Monty Mason, D-Williamsburg, aims to provide some oversight on the SWIFT project with Senate Bill 1414, legislation he has introduced in the Senate to ...

Environmental groups push coal ash, solar and carbon bills in Virginia - Daily Press
1/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Environmental groups push coal ash, solar and carbon bills in Virginia    Daily Press Environmental groups are uniting behind three key bills in the General Assembly that they say would help align Virginia with clean energy efforts already ...

Virginia Gov. Northam backs bill requiring Dominion to excavate all coal ash - Utility Dive
1/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Gov. Northam backs bill requiring Dominion to excavate all coal ash    Utility Dive Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, D, on Thursday announced plans for an environmental legislative package, a portion of which would require Dominion Energy to ...

Dominion seeks to recover $300M from Virginia ratepayers for coal ash efforts - Utility Dive
12/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Dominion seeks to recover $300M from Virginia ratepayers for coal ash efforts    Utility Dive Dominion Energy seeks to recover $302.4 million from its Virginia ratepayers for upgrading three coal plants and corresponding ash ponds, according to the ...

Coal ash excavation could cost Dominion ratepayers an extra $3.30 per month over 20 years - Richmond.com
12/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Coal ash excavation could cost Dominion ratepayers an extra $3.30 per month over 20 years    Richmond.com The cost of excavating and partly recycling 27 million cubic yards of coal ash stored underground across the state of Virginia could end up costing the average ...

Article: VA poultry groundwater fight escalates as crackdown looms - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
10/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Article: VA poultry groundwater fight escalates as crackdown looms    The Chesapeake Bay Journal Large poultry farms on Virginia's Eastern Shore have been pumping groundwater from the region's fragile aquifer for years with no oversight from the state ...

Groundwater Replenished to Prevent Sea Level Rise - Water & Wastes Digest
9/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Groundwater Replenished to Prevent Sea Level Rise    Water & Wastes Digest Groundwater in southeastern coastal Virginia is depleting due to over-drafting without intentional replenishment. This phenomenon makes the Potomac aquifer ...

Welcome to Virginia Beach, home of the East Coast’s fastest-rising sea level - The Washington Post
9/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Welcome to Virginia Beach, home of the East Coast’s fastest-rising sea level    The Washington Post When several days of storms brought more than seven inches of rain to the seaside resort town of Virginia Beach in July, muddy water inundated Blue Pete's ...

Dry Cleaning Leak Leaves Giant Plume of Chemicals in Groundwater Beneath Virginia Community - NBC4 Washington
7/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Dry Cleaning Leak Leaves Giant Plume of Chemicals in Groundwater Beneath Virginia Community    NBC4 Washington More than a decade ago, a Virginia dry cleaning business stopped using a potentially hazardous chemical after learning of a leak, but an environmental impact ...

Report: Virginia Drinking Water Threatened by Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines - Natural Resources Defense Council
5/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Report: Virginia Drinking Water Threatened by Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines    Natural Resources Defense Council RICHMOND, VA – Two proposed large gas pipelines could pollute valuable groundwater that supplies drinking water across Virginia, according to a report ...

Downstream Strategies: Threats to Groundwater from the Mountain Valley Pipeline & Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Virginia - Natural Resources Defense Council
5/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Downstream Strategies: Threats to Groundwater from the Mountain Valley Pipeline & Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Virginia    Natural Resources Defense Council Downstream Strategies prepared a report for the Natural Resources Defense Council on the threats to Virginia's groundwater from construction and operation of ...

Article: Groundwater: the next frontier of concern on Virginia's Eastern Shore - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
4/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Article: Groundwater: the next frontier of concern on Virginia's Eastern Shore    The Chesapeake Bay Journal On Virginia's portion of the Eastern Shore, it's the growing number of chickens — not people — that has residents worried about the quantity and quality of their ...

Virginia Groundwater Needs Protection From Pipelines - Natural Resources Defense Council
3/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Groundwater Needs Protection From Pipelines    Natural Resources Defense Council In 2016, the Virginia Office of Environmental Health and Safety recommended a thorough survey of all private water wells and springs, as well as septic systems, ...

State reaches deals with large water users to preserve aquifers - Richmond.com
12/15/2017 3:00:00 AM
State reaches deals with large water users to preserve aquifers    Richmond.com The state has reached agreements with 14 large users of groundwater in eastern Virginia that the Department of Environmental Quality says will protect coastal ...

DEQ: Cutting groundwater draws likely to stabilize supply - Daily Press
10/24/2017 3:00:00 AM
DEQ: Cutting groundwater draws likely to stabilize supply    Daily Press Deep cuts in permitted withdrawals from eastern Virginia's main aquifer should stabilize a key drinking water supply, water regulators sau.

East of I-95, Virginia Begins to Limit Permitted Groundwater Users - WVTF
8/9/2017 3:00:00 AM
East of I-95, Virginia Begins to Limit Permitted Groundwater Users    WVTF Groundwater in the Coastal Plain, East of I-95, is under stress. During the last 18 months, Virginia water officials have been negotiating cuts to.

Virginia tightens spigot on big water users to stem Potomac Aquifer decline - Fredericksburg.com
8/5/2017 3:00:00 AM
Virginia tightens spigot on big water users to stem Potomac Aquifer decline    Fredericksburg.com After 30 years of drilling drinking water wells in the Northern Neck, Todd Saunders can tell you about the biggest change to his business—the water table is ...

Nutrient Credit Trading News Items
Proposal would do a lot to clean the Chesapeake Bay, but could it let other polluters off the hook? - Virginian-Pilot
12/26/2016 3:00:00 AM
Proposal would do a lot to clean the Chesapeake Bay, but could it let other polluters off the hook?    Virginian-Pilot Never in the history of the Chesapeake Bay cleanup has one project promised to cut pollution by so much. But some are tempering their praise of Hampton ...

Chesapeake Bay Foundation report gives bay a D+ for health - Daily Press
1/7/2015 3:00:00 AM
Chesapeake Bay Foundation report gives bay a D+ for health    Daily Press CBF says Virginia and other states must accelerate restoration efforts to meet 2025 federal mandate.

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Bruce Plante cartoon: About that Virginia governor... | Columnists - Tulsa World
4/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bruce Plante cartoon: About that Virginia governor... | Columnists    Tulsa World The All-World Sports Awards banquet is an evening to celebrate high school student-athletes and their achievements. Two of the our finalists this year are ...

Water is precious. Virginia shouldn’t be alone in protecting it. - The Washington Post
4/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Water is precious. Virginia shouldn’t be alone in protecting it.    The Washington Post My wife, Jeanne, and I run a farm in the legendary Shenandoah Valley that has been in her family since 1746. She's a ninth-generation farmer here in Swoope, ...

Dominion begins to work out how to clean up its coal ash - Virginian-Pilot
3/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dominion begins to work out how to clean up its coal ash    Virginian-Pilot Now that coal ash cleanup is becoming the law in Virginia, Dominion is trying to figure out how best to do it.

Virginia Tech's Duck Pond otter is social media sensation - Richmond.com
3/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Tech's Duck Pond otter is social media sensation    Richmond.com BLACKSBURG — People walking by Virginia Tech's Duck Pond “otter” keep their eyes peeled.

Paddlers can access Potomac when Trump visits his golf club - FOX 5 DC
3/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Paddlers can access Potomac when Trump visits his golf club    FOX 5 DC Water sports enthusiasts will get more opportunities to paddle the Potomac River near the Trump National Golf Club in northern Virginia even when the ...

Utica Spacing Bill Fails in West Virginia, but New Rules May Modernize Law - Natural Gas Intelligence
3/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Utica Spacing Bill Fails in West Virginia, but New Rules May Modernize Law    Natural Gas Intelligence A high-priority bill to modernize deep well spacing laws has failed in West Virginia, where the legislature's 60-day regular session came to an end last weekend ...

Residents Say Natural Gas Production Is Marring West Virginia. And the Legislature Isn’t Doing Anything About It. - ProPublica
3/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Residents Say Natural Gas Production Is Marring West Virginia. And the Legislature Isn’t Doing Anything About It.    ProPublica Though studies recommended additional protections years ago, lawmakers have not taken action to put them in place. But when residents sued, a Supreme ...

Former coal towns look to the outdoor economy for their next act - Ensia
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Former coal towns look to the outdoor economy for their next act    Ensia February 13, 2019 — On a snowy weekday morning in January, the outdoor economy in the historic coal town of St. Paul, Virginia, begins another business day.

Utica Spacing, Well Plugging Bills Advance in West Virginia Legislature - Natural Gas Intelligence
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Utica Spacing, Well Plugging Bills Advance in West Virginia Legislature    Natural Gas Intelligence With less than a month before the West Virginia Legislature's 60-day regular session concludes, a suite of oil and natural gas-related bills is advancing in what ...

Virginia governor Ralph Northam sorry for blackface, KKK photo - South China Morning Post
2/1/2019 6:21:44 PM
Virginia governor Ralph Northam sorry for blackface, KKK photo    South China Morning Post This image shows Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's page in his 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook. The page shows a picture, at right, of a person in ...

Sustained Distinguished Performance 2019 | Elizabeth River Stars - Virginian-Pilot
1/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Sustained Distinguished Performance 2019 | Elizabeth River Stars    Virginian-Pilot ... BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair – The inaugural River Star Hall of Fame winner reduced hazardous waste by 25 percent over last year in spite of an ...

Gov. Northam Announces Legislative Proposals to Improve Environm - WVIR NBC29 Charlottesville News, Sports, and Weather - NBC 29 News
1/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Gov. Northam Announces Legislative Proposals to Improve Environm - WVIR NBC29 Charlottesville News, Sports, and Weather    NBC 29 News Governor Ralph Northam announced a legislative package focused on improving environmental quality and management of natural resources in Virginia.

West Virginia authorities rescue 3 people trapped in abandoned mine - WQAD Moline
12/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia authorities rescue 3 people trapped in abandoned mine    WQAD Moline (CNN) — Three people trapped in an inactive West Virginia mine for several days were rescued on Wednesday, state officials said. The three West Virginia ...

Floods, fires and rising seas: New report details how Virginia will feel climate change - Richmond.com
11/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Floods, fires and rising seas: New report details how Virginia will feel climate change    Richmond.com Climate change isn't just about extreme heat waves in distant future decades, or melting glaciers far away from the neighborhoods, forests and farms of Virginia.

Grants for infrastructure and tourism announced for southern West Virginia - Bluefield Daily Telegraph
10/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Grants for infrastructure and tourism announced for southern West Virginia    Bluefield Daily Telegraph Millions of dollars for needed utilities and thousands more for tourism projects were among the Transportation Alternatives Grant Awards announced Friday for ...

Caroline property owner files lawsuit alleging neighboring farms polluted and damaged her property - Fredericksburg.com
10/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Caroline property owner files lawsuit alleging neighboring farms polluted and damaged her property    Fredericksburg.com A lawsuit filed last month in Richmond alleges that the Virginia Department of Transportation, several Caroline County farms, the county's senior environmental ...

Trash from Virginia floods this Kentucky lake every year. Who should clean it up? - Lexington Herald-Leader
9/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Trash from Virginia floods this Kentucky lake every year. Who should clean it up?    Lexington Herald-Leader Kentucky Sen. Ray Jones has asked the governors of Kentucky and Virginia to work together on a plan to clean up Fishtrap Lake, a federally-managed lake in ...

Rockwool: Three Truths And A Lie About The Economic Development Game - Forbes
9/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Rockwool: Three Truths And A Lie About The Economic Development Game    Forbes The West Virginia Department of Commerce's urgency to deliver gas-consuming manufacturing plants for a $83.7 Billion partnership with China ...

COAL ASH: Clean Water Act doesn't cover power plant's arsenic — court - E&E News
9/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
COAL ASH: Clean Water Act doesn't cover power plant's arsenic — court    E&E News An electric utility didn't violate the Clean Water Act when arsenic linked to its Virginia power plant wound up in waterways, a federal court ruled today.

Hurricane Florence: Mandatory evacuation for parts of Virginia's Shore, Chincoteague - Delmarva Daily Times
9/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hurricane Florence: Mandatory evacuation for parts of Virginia's Shore, Chincoteague    Delmarva Daily Times As Hurricane Florence approaches, Gov. Ralph Northam has ordered a mandatory evacuation for some residents — including Chincoteague and parts of the ...

UPDATED: Dominion moves ahead with plan to build a pair of wind turbines off the Virginia coast - Richmond.com
8/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
UPDATED: Dominion moves ahead with plan to build a pair of wind turbines off the Virginia coast    Richmond.com NORFOLK — Dominion Energy Virginia is about to map uncharted waters with a $300 million project to research the use of wind power off Virginia's Atlantic ...

Virginia's Smith Mountain Lake fishing is no secret destination for Pennsylvania anglers - News Item
7/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia's Smith Mountain Lake fishing is no secret destination for Pennsylvania anglers    News Item MONETA, Virginia — By nature, most anglers are tight-lipped when it comes to sharing information about their secret fishing spots no matter their location.

EPA grant to help West Virginia prevent water pollution - WHSV
7/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
EPA grant to help West Virginia prevent water pollution    WHSV West Virginia Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito say the state is receiving $1.2 million in funding from the Environmental Protection Agency to battle ...

Report: Virginia Drinking Water Threatened by Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines - Natural Resources Defense Council
5/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Report: Virginia Drinking Water Threatened by Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines    Natural Resources Defense Council RICHMOND, VA – Two proposed large gas pipelines could pollute valuable groundwater that supplies drinking water across Virginia, according to a report ...

Surface Water Quality News Items
Dominion's long-awaited coal ash assessment is in, but what the utility will do with it remains unclear - Richmond.com
12/1/2017 3:00:00 AM
Dominion's long-awaited coal ash assessment is in, but what the utility will do with it remains unclear    Richmond.com Dominion Energy on Friday released a massive report on its coal ash ponds in Virginia, a review that was ordered by the General Assembly earlier this year to ...