Chesapeake Bay Surface Water in Roanoke Valley Region

 Fisheries

   
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There are 30 resources serving Roanoke Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Fisheries Organizations & Professionals serving Roanoke Valley Region
Fisheries Biologists
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Michael Goehle
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Northeast Region - Regional AIS Coordinator - Amherst, NY
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
Mitch Hartley - 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
Chesapeake Wildlife Heritage
Austin Jamison - Blue Ridge Coordinator - Charlottesville, VA
Daniel Hammond
H & H Forest Management, Inc. - South Hill, VA
Dowdy's Forest & Land Management
Matthew E. Dowdy - Louisa, VA
Duane E. Means
Foresters Incorporated - Blacksburg, VA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Gary R. Long, ACF
Ridgerunner Forestry, LLC - Pilot, VA
Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants
- Raleigh, NC
GreenWoods Inc.
Matt & Courtney Pace - Floyd, 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 (66)
There are 66 resources serving Roanoke Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Groundwater Organizations & Professionals serving Roanoke Valley Region
Government Agencies
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
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
Office of Land Conservation
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
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
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
Clyde Cristman - Director - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Forestry
- Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
- Richmond, 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
Walter A. Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership
- Arlington, VA
Conservation Marketing Warehouse
Gary Waugh - DCR Public Relations Manager - Richmond, VA
Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture
Stephen G. Perry - Coordinator - Sanbornton, NH
Firewise Communities - Virginia
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Project WILD - Virginia
Suzie Gilley - Project WILD Coordinator - Richmond, VA
Purchase of Development Rights Programs
Andy Sorrell - Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - 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
Nicholas DiPasquale, Director - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - 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 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
Gary Moore - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
Clyde Cristman - Director - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Robert 'Bob' W. Duncan - Executive Director - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
- Richmond, 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 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
Rebecca LePrell - Virginia Executive Director - Annapolis, MD
Restore America's Estuaries
Elsa Carlisle - Senior Director of Restoration & Administration - Arlington, VA
Southeast Watershed Forum
- Knoxville, TN
The Downstream Project
William R. Howard - Executive Director - Berryville, VA
Upper Roanoke River Roundtable
- Roanoke, VA
Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund
Walter Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
Gary Moore - 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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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 (115)
There are 115 resources serving Roanoke Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Surface Water Quality Organizations & Professionals serving Roanoke Valley Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Betsy Stinson
VDGIF Biologist - Blacksburg, VA
Bill Bassinger
VDGIF Biologist - Marion, VA
Dan Lovelace
VDGIF Biologist - Forest, 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
The Bobwhite Quail in Virginia
VDGIF - Richmond, VA
Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc.
- Williamsburg, VA
Fisheries Biologists
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Michael Goehle
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Northeast Region - Regional AIS Coordinator - Amherst, NY
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Virginia Field Office
- Gloucester, VA
Government Agencies
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
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
Office of Land Conservation
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
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
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
Clyde Cristman - Director - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Forestry
- Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
- Richmond, 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
Chesapeake Wildlife Heritage
Austin Jamison - Blue Ridge Coordinator - Charlottesville, 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
Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc.
- Williamsburg, 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
Walter A. Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership
- Arlington, VA
Conservation Marketing Warehouse
Gary Waugh - DCR Public Relations Manager - Richmond, VA
Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture
Stephen G. Perry - Coordinator - Sanbornton, NH
Firewise Communities - Virginia
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Project WILD - Virginia
Suzie Gilley - Project WILD Coordinator - Richmond, VA
Purchase of Development Rights Programs
Andy Sorrell - Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - 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
Nicholas DiPasquale, Director - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - 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 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
Gary Moore - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
Clyde Cristman - Director - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Robert 'Bob' W. Duncan - Executive Director - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
- Richmond, 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 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
Rebecca LePrell - Virginia Executive Director - Annapolis, MD
Restore America's Estuaries
Elsa Carlisle - Senior Director of Restoration & Administration - Arlington, VA
Southeast Watershed Forum
- Knoxville, TN
The Downstream Project
William R. Howard - Executive Director - Berryville, VA
Upper Roanoke River Roundtable
- Roanoke, VA
Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund
Walter Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
Gary Moore - 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
Mitch Hartley - 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
Chesapeake Wildlife Heritage
Austin Jamison - Blue Ridge Coordinator - Charlottesville, VA
Daniel Hammond
H & H Forest Management, Inc. - South Hill, VA
Dowdy's Forest & Land Management
Matthew E. Dowdy - Louisa, VA
Duane E. Means
Foresters Incorporated - Blacksburg, VA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Gary R. Long, ACF
Ridgerunner Forestry, LLC - Pilot, VA
Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants
- Raleigh, NC
GreenWoods Inc.
Matt & Courtney Pace - Floyd, 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
Are coyotes here to stay in Virginia? - The Winchester Star
3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM
Are coyotes here to stay in Virginia?    The Winchester Star BOYCE — Mike Fies from the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries will give a talk on “Coyotes in Virginia: Here Today & Here to Stay” on Tuesday in.

DGIF Virginia Basic Hunter Education Course at Elko Community Center - Henrico Citizen
3/22/2019 2:18:44 PM
DGIF Virginia Basic Hunter Education Course at Elko Community Center    Henrico Citizen The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries will offer the Virginia Basic Hunter Education Course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Elko Community Center, ...

Endangered woodpeckers housed in Virginia wildlife management area - WWBT NBC12 News
3/21/2019 1:31:00 PM
Endangered woodpeckers housed in Virginia wildlife management area    WWBT NBC12 News The pair of red-cockaded woodpeckers have moved to the Big Woods Wildlife Management Area in Sussex County.

PHOTOS: Virginia officers rescue hawk trapped in car grille - 8News
3/19/2019 11:37:00 AM
PHOTOS: Virginia officers rescue hawk trapped in car grille    8News A hawk that had to be rescued after getting stuck in the grill of a car near Charlottesville is recovering at the Wildlife Center of Virginia. . News, weather, sports ...

Virginia Shore native returns to head UVa. Coastal Research Center - Delmarva Daily Times
3/13/2019 12:27:00 PM
Virginia Shore native returns to head UVa. Coastal Research Center    Delmarva Daily Times For Eastern Shore native Cora Johnston, being site director of the UVa. Coastal Research Center is her dream job.

Community garden hopes to jump-start season with kickoff - Southwest Virginia Today
3/13/2019 2:15:00 AM
Community garden hopes to jump-start season with kickoff    Southwest Virginia Today Lindeman is among several gardeners who participate each year in the grow-your-own community garden at Fairview Historic Homestead on Hillman Highway ...

Wild Chesapeake: Should Virginia Cut Rockfish Harvest? - Chesapeake Bay Magazine
3/12/2019 9:07:24 PM
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 ...

'I nearly had a heart attack': Virginia woman wins the lottery 30 times in one day - KFOX El Paso
3/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
'I nearly had a heart attack': Virginia woman wins the lottery 30 times in one day    KFOX El Paso RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman parlayed a feeling to purchase 30 lottery tickets with the same numbers to win $150000. Deborah Brown says she ...

Trump Administration Shortcuts Science To Give California Farmers More Water - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
3/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Trump Administration Shortcuts Science To Give California Farmers More Water    West Virginia Public Broadcasting When then-candidate Donald Trump swung through California in 2016, he promised Central Valley farmers he would send more water their way. Allocating ...

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 ...

Article: VA won't be penalized over menhaden regs if it stays under cap - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
3/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Article: VA won't be penalized over menhaden regs if it stays under cap    The Chesapeake Bay Journal Virginia will not face penalties for failing to formally adopt new catch limits on Atlantic menhaden — as long as harvests stay within limits established by East ...

Livestream set up of falcon nest in downtown Richmond - Fredericksburg.com
3/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Livestream set up of falcon nest in downtown Richmond    Fredericksburg.com RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is launching a new livestream of a peregrine falcon nest in downtown Richmond.

Wild Chesapeake: Virginia Fish Tagging Champion - Chesapeake Bay Magazine
3/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Wild Chesapeake: Virginia Fish Tagging Champion    Chesapeake Bay Magazine Chesapeake outdoor sportsman Captain Chris Dollar brings the latest wildlife news to the Bay Bulletin. wild chesapeake va fish tagging jpg.jpg. The 2018 ...

Registration open for annual turkey hunt - CBS19 News
3/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Registration open for annual turkey hunt    CBS19 News The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says registration is open for the annual Old Dominion One Shot Turkey Hunt, which will take place April ...

DGIF launches online camera watching peregrine falcons - CBS19 News
3/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
DGIF launches online camera watching peregrine falcons    CBS19 News RICHMOND, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- People who are interested in learning more about peregrine falcons can now watch a nesting pair online. The Virginia ...

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 ...

Turkey chase ends on Route 460 in Appomattox | News - Times Virginian
2/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Turkey chase ends on Route 460 in Appomattox | News    Times Virginian Right around noon today, a runaway turkey was captured in a grass median along US Route 460 in Appomattox near Taco Bell.

Hunters protest bill to allow guided bear hunts, call for lower buck limits - Charleston Gazette-Mail
2/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hunters protest bill to allow guided bear hunts, call for lower buck limits    Charleston Gazette-Mail Meetings of the West Virginia Natural Resources Commission are normally rather sedate affairs.

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 ...

Virginia sees second highest bear harvest - WWBT NBC12 News
2/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia sees second highest bear harvest    WWBT NBC12 News Wildlife biologists with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries have released statistics for the 2018-2019 hunting season.

Hunting Bills Head to Northam, 2018 Harvest Data Released - NBC 29 News
2/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hunting Bills Head to Northam, 2018 Harvest Data Released    NBC 29 News Several bills that would impact hunters in Virginia are headed to Governor Northam for approval.

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 ...

Adventures Afield: Central Virginia man opens TaleTellers Fly Shop - The Daily Progress
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Adventures Afield: Central Virginia man opens TaleTellers Fly Shop    The Daily Progress When Ethan Martin was a kid, his grandfather gave him a fly rod. In 2019, Martin is opening TaleTellers Fly Shop on Commerce Street in downtown Lynchburg, ...

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.

Zombie Deer Or Chronic Wasting Disease Reported In Virginia - Patch.com
2/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Zombie Deer Or Chronic Wasting Disease Reported In Virginia    Patch.com Chronic Wasting Disease Found In Virginia Deer - Across Virginia, VA - Chronic wasting disease, sometimes called Zombie deer disease, has been found in ...

Coyote spotted lying in street in Chesterfield neighborhood - WTVR CBS 6 News
2/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Coyote spotted lying in street in Chesterfield neighborhood    WTVR CBS 6 News CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Officials said folks may spot coyotes around Central Virginia as this is the time of year they become more active. Marcea Jones ...

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 ...

'Eyesores and hazards': How closely does Virginia monitor abandoned duck blinds? - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
2/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
'Eyesores and hazards': How closely does Virginia monitor abandoned duck blinds?    Williamsburg Yorktown Daily On an unseasonably warm Wednesday in February, the James River and its many inlets were calm along the Colonial Parkway. Along the side of the exposed…

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.

Candidate announces nomination for Scott County sheriff as races heat up - WCYB
1/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Candidate announces nomination for Scott County sheriff as races heat up    WCYB Sheriff's races are heating up across southwest Virginia during this election year. With a new announcement from a potential candidate, now eyes are on Scott ...

Tiny Fish Causes Big Controversy in Richmond - WVTF
1/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Tiny Fish Causes Big Controversy in Richmond    WVTF Virginia's legislature is back in session, and that means lawmakers will again be talking about a tiny fish called the menhaden. It's the only fish.

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 ...

Coyote sightings on local trails causing concerns among residents - WSET
1/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Coyote sightings on local trails causing concerns among residents    WSET LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- UPDATE: Kevin Camm is an Extension Agent with the Virginia Cooperative Extension. He said Eastern Coyotes are already ...

Virginia blocks the import of deer carcasses from Tennessee - WHSV
12/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia blocks the import of deer carcasses from Tennessee    WHSV The discovery of Chronic Wasting Disease in multiple deer across Tennessee is prompting Virginia to bar the import of any deer carcasses from our neighbors to ...

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 signs on to regional effort to curb transportation pollution - Daily Press
12/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia signs on to regional effort to curb transportation pollution    Daily Press Virginia signs onto regional effort to come up with a plan in 2019 that would curb carbon pollution from transportation sources and invest in new low-carbon jobs ...

Linden man found guilty of unlawfully feeding bears - Northern Virginia Daily
12/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
Linden man found guilty of unlawfully feeding bears    Northern Virginia Daily A resident of Linden has been found guilty of violating a Virginia law that forbids people from feeding bears.

Federal permits issued for Atlantic seismic testing, including along Virginia coast - WWBT NBC12 News
12/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Federal permits issued for Atlantic seismic testing, including along Virginia coast    WWBT NBC12 News Federal permits to allow Atlantic seismic testing, a preparatory step for future offshore drilling possibly off the coast of Virginia, were issued despite widespread ...

Comments Welcome on DGIF's Boat Access Plan - WVTF
11/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Comments Welcome on DGIF's Boat Access Plan    WVTF Recreational use of Virginia's waterways is on the rise. With more jet-skis and kayaks sharing space with swimmers and fishers, things could dicey out.

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 ...

Va. wildlife officials: Man secretly fed bears for a decade, saying he wanted ‘to keep them safe’ - Washington Post
11/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Va. wildlife officials: Man secretly fed bears for a decade, saying he wanted ‘to keep them safe’    Washington Post For 10 years, a Virginia man has been secretly feeding bears “to keep them safe from poachers” — a violation of the state's “bear no-feeding” law, wildlife ...

“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 ...

ATF agent comes to Bland County as conservation officer - Southwest Virginia Today
11/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
ATF agent comes to Bland County as conservation officer    Southwest Virginia Today Craig Chillcott and his wife, Diana, made the trip to their farmland in Giles County from their home in Manassas Park in Northern Virginia every other weekend.

Virginia seeing an increase in mangy black bears - WHSV
11/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia seeing an increase in mangy black bears    WHSV WAYNESBORO, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — Over the last couple of years, the number of black bears with mange has continued to rise in Virginia. The first cases of ...

Rare two-headed snake found in Virginia has died - USA TODAY
11/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Rare two-headed snake found in Virginia has died    USA TODAY A rare two-headed snake found in northern Virginia two months ago has died, according to a state reptiles and amphibians expert.

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 ...

VIMS welcomes new research vessel - William & Mary News
11/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
VIMS welcomes new research vessel    William & Mary News William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science officially welcomed its new flagship research vessel — the R/V Virginia — at the Yorktown waterfront Friday.

'Exceptionally Rare' Two-Headed Copperhead Snake Has Died - The Weather Channel
11/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
'Exceptionally Rare' Two-Headed Copperhead Snake Has Died    The Weather Channel The young copperhead lived only about two months after being found in a flower bed in northern Virginia in September.

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 ...

VIDEO: Say Hello to New VIMS Marine Research Boat - Chesapeake Bay Magazine
11/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
VIDEO: Say Hello to New VIMS Marine Research Boat    Chesapeake Bay Magazine The Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) recently welcomed a new team member aboard to help study marine life: a 93-foot research vessel fittingly called ...

Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine... - Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine
11/14/2018 12:17:34 PM
Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine...    Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine Virginia is for outdoor lovers–and never more so than in autumn. Leaf peepers rejoice in afternoon hikes that show the Commonwealth's glorious fall colors to ...

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 ...

Dorey Park Lake in Henrico is now stocked with trout - WTVR CBS 6 News
11/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Dorey Park Lake in Henrico is now stocked with trout    WTVR CBS 6 News HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Dorey Park Lake in eastern Henrico County is now stocked with trout. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) ...

Virginia draft plan puts Dickenson County in elk management zone - Coalfield.com
11/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia draft plan puts Dickenson County in elk management zone    Coalfield.com The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Monday opened to public comment its elk management plan, which would designate Dickenson, Wise ...

Black bear sightings in Virginia on the rise in light of acorn shortage - Fox News
10/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Black bear sightings in Virginia on the rise in light of acorn shortage    Fox News If you live in Virginia and have spotted a black bear as of late, an acorn shortage this fall in some parts of the state may be to blame, wildlife experts say.

Black bear crosses road near Virginia Tech campus - WTVR CBS 6 News
10/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Black bear crosses road near Virginia Tech campus    WTVR CBS 6 News A Virginia Tech student got a big surprise when he spotted a black bear crossing the road near campus in Blacksburg.

Growing disease impacting deer in Virginia - WHSV
10/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Growing disease impacting deer in Virginia    WHSV It's a growing disease here in Virginia, not for people, but a serious threat to deer, called Chronic Wasting Disease.

VDGIF warns of growing threat, CWD, among deer in Virginia - WSET
10/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
VDGIF warns of growing threat, CWD, among deer in Virginia    WSET LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- As hunting season gets underway, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is getting the word out about Chronic ...

Nearly 500 drivers will likely hit a deer in Northern Virginia this season - Inside NoVA
10/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Nearly 500 drivers will likely hit a deer in Northern Virginia this season    Inside NoVA The number of drivers hitting deer is decreasing nationally and in some Northern Virginia communities.

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.

Claytor Lake tournament makes state workers say 'Gone Fishing' - Roanoke Times
10/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Claytor Lake tournament makes state workers say 'Gone Fishing'    Roanoke Times DUBLIN — Monday's state holiday began with an air of anticipation — and hopes for a few bites — for nearly 200 Virginia workers and their relatives who came ...

WATCH: 'Extremely Rare' 2-Headed Snake Stuns Social Media, Charms Scientists - NPR
9/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
WATCH: 'Extremely Rare' 2-Headed Snake Stuns Social Media, Charms Scientists    NPR A Virginia state herpetologist says finding the mutant copperhead in a resident's yard earlier this month is an "extraordinarily rare" occurrence. Even more ...

Study: Ocean Acidification May Reduce Sea Scallop Fisheries - University of Virginia
9/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Study: Ocean Acidification May Reduce Sea Scallop Fisheries    University of Virginia Each year, fishermen harvest more than $500 million worth of Atlantic sea scallops from the waters off the East Coast of the United States. A new model created ...

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 ...

Woman finds two-headed viper in her flower bed, state hopes to display it in a zoo - USA TODAY
9/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Woman finds two-headed viper in her flower bed, state hopes to display it in a zoo    USA TODAY The copperhead is an "extremely rare" find in the wild, said Virginia herpetologist J.D. Kleopfer.

Developer readies revamp of former DGIF campus on Broad St. - RichmondBizSense
9/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Developer readies revamp of former DGIF campus on Broad St.    RichmondBizSense The former Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries at 4000 W. Broad St. will soon come down to make way for a new apartment development.

Article: VA gets a year to comply with menhaden limits or face moratorium - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
9/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Article: VA gets a year to comply with menhaden limits or face moratorium    The Chesapeake Bay Journal East Coast fishery managers have decided to give Virginia until next year to adopt regulations that limit catches of menhaden in the Chesapeake Bay rather than ...

Candy darter, Virginia's most beautiful fish, near threatened status - WSLS 10
8/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Candy darter, Virginia's most beautiful fish, near threatened status    WSLS 10 The candy darter lives only in the New River watershed. Down to four streams in Virginia and a few in West Virginia, it is proposed for listing as threatened, ...

Menhaden landings pacing below disputed cap - Daily Press
8/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Menhaden landings pacing below disputed cap    Daily Press Landings of menhaden are coming in at a pace well below a much-disputed cap, Virginia tells the interstate fisheries management commission.

Virginia Conservation Police join lip sync challenge - WHAG - www.localdvm.com
7/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Conservation Police join lip sync challenge    WHAG - www.localdvm.com The Virginia Conservation Police of the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries have joined the lip sync challenge that has been sweeping law ...

WATCH: Virginia Conservation Police participate in lip sync challenge - WJHL-TV News Channel 11
7/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
WATCH: Virginia Conservation Police participate in lip sync challenge    WJHL-TV News Channel 11 Law enforcement agencies across the country are participating in the lip sync challenge, and the Virginia Conservation Police has joined in too.

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 ...

New Virginia hunting, trapping regulations kick into effect - WHSV
7/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
New Virginia hunting, trapping regulations kick into effect    WHSV A new way to validate license tags and further guidance on what color hunters should wear while in the wilderness have gone into effect in the Commonwealth.

VA's Department of Game and Inland Fisheries advises local boaters to use caution - 8News
6/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
VA's Department of Game and Inland Fisheries advises local boaters to use caution    8News The warning goes into next week as flash flooding is expected in many areas in Central Virginia. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and ...

Article: VA at odds with fisheries commission over cap for menhaden caught in Bay - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
5/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
Article: VA at odds with fisheries commission over cap for menhaden caught in Bay    The Chesapeake Bay Journal The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission warned Virginia in May that the state could soon face action for failing to adopt new menhaden harvest limits ...

No fishing license required during Virginia’s “Free Fishing Days” in June - WTKR News 3
5/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
No fishing license required during Virginia’s “Free Fishing Days” in June    WTKR News 3 The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries announced three free fishing days for 2018.

Mason named to marine fisheries commission - Daily Press
5/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mason named to marine fisheries commission    Daily Press Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has named state Sen. Monty Mason, D-Williamsburg, to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, a regional body that ...

Atlantic commission warns Virginia about ignoring menhaden limits - Fredericksburg.com
5/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Atlantic commission warns Virginia about ignoring menhaden limits    Fredericksburg.com Members of the Atlantic Coast state commission that oversees the protection of key marine species has warned Virginia of looming enforcement action that could ...

Black bears are on the move in Virginia; more contact may come in suburban areas - Virginian-Pilot
4/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Black bears are on the move in Virginia; more contact may come in suburban areas    Virginian-Pilot Black bears are moving around more than they have since last fall, and many now are with cubs.

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Environmental Groups Glad About Virginia Coal Ash Cleanup Law - Alexandria Gazette Packet
3/25/2019 7:49:06 PM
Environmental Groups Glad About Virginia Coal Ash Cleanup Law    Alexandria Gazette Packet By Adrian Teran-Tapia, Capital News *Service*. Monday, March 25, 2019 · Sign in to favorite this; Discuss Comment, Blog about; Share this Email, Facebook, ...

Most well plugging legislation failed '19 session - WV News
3/25/2019 5:45:00 PM
Most well plugging legislation failed '19 session    WV News CHARLESTON — Despite some successes most of the bills introduced to address the issue of unplugged oil and natural gas wells across West Virginia did not ...

Dominion Energy Customers Could Pay for Virginia Coal Ash Cleanup - Energy Manager Today
3/22/2019 12:00:00 PM
Dominion Energy Customers Could Pay for Virginia Coal Ash Cleanup    Energy Manager Today The cost of cleaning up coal ash stored in Dominion Energy ponds across Virginia can be passed onto utility customers under bipartisan legislation that ...

Potomac Riverkeeper applauds Virginia coal ash legislation - Augusta Free Press
3/20/2019 2:52:00 PM
Potomac Riverkeeper applauds Virginia coal ash legislation    Augusta Free Press Potomac Riverkeeper Network thanked Gov. Ralph Northam and Virginia legislators who worked to resolve the Commonwealth's coal ash pollution problem.

Gov. Northam Signs Coal Ash Clean Up Legislation - NBC 29 News
3/20/2019 12:21:00 PM
Gov. Northam Signs Coal Ash Clean Up Legislation    NBC 29 News Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation to clean up more than 27 million cubic yards of coal ash from unlined ponds in Virginia.

Not just me: Cypress trees have a following - Virginian-Pilot
3/16/2019 7:00:00 AM
Not just me: Cypress trees have a following    Virginian-Pilot So, it seems, I'm not the only one who's fallen for the cypress tree, its knees and all its interesting growth habits. Judging from your responses to the column on ...

West Virginia Rural Water Association Official: Risk Posed by Dry Cleaning Chemical in Paden City Water Is Minimal - Wheeling Intelligencer
3/16/2019 12:38:35 AM
West Virginia Rural Water Association Official: Risk Posed by Dry Cleaning Chemical in Paden City Water Is Minimal    Wheeling Intelligencer PADEN CITY — Lew Baker, sourcewater specialist with the West Virginia Rural Water Association, likened the danger presented by an excess of a dry cleaning ...

Good to Grow: Teaching children to respect our planet - Charleston Gazette-Mail
3/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Good to Grow: Teaching children to respect our planet    Charleston Gazette-Mail Last weekend, the Buckskin Council of the Boy Scouts of America had their annual University Day event at West Virginia State University in Institute.

HRSD's request for Carter's Grove land delayed until April - Virginia Gazette
3/13/2019 4:10:00 PM
HRSD's request for Carter's Grove land delayed until April    Virginia Gazette The Board of Supervisors won't get a crack at Hampton Roads Sanitation District's request to acquire land inside the Carter's Grove Agricultural and Forestal ...

Public Protest Casts a Shadow on Solar Arrays - WVTF
3/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Public Protest Casts a Shadow on Solar Arrays    WVTF A group called Conservatives for Clean Energy recently surveyed 500 Virginia voters and found 72% want more emphasis on solar power here, but as ...

Some Unfinished Business at the West Virginia Capitol - WOWK
3/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Some Unfinished Business at the West Virginia Capitol    WOWK CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - When the Legislature gaveled out of at midnight Saturday, it was after a very busy session. In all 294 bills passed this year, one of ...

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 ...

Feds to spend $65M to clean up Navy dump site, wood facility - WAVY-TV
3/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Feds to spend $65M to clean up Navy dump site, wood facility    WAVY-TV PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — The federal government has agreed to spend about $65 million to clean up land in Virginia's Hampton Roads region that was ...

Virginia, EPA to recoup nearly $64 million in cleanup costs for Portsmouth Superfund site - Daily Press
3/8/2019 5:04:19 PM
Virginia, EPA to recoup nearly $64 million in cleanup costs for Portsmouth Superfund site    Daily Press Virginia and the U.S. EPA will get nearly $64 million from DOD and the Navy to recover costs to clean up Portsmouth Superfund site under settlement ...

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 ...

Mace site being looked at for NIOSH Underground Mine Safety Research Facility - WV MetroNews - West Virginia MetroNews
3/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mace site being looked at for NIOSH Underground Mine Safety Research Facility - WV MetroNews    West Virginia MetroNews MACE, W.Va. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will accept public comments until April 5th on a proposal to build a new National Institute for ...

Faith Leaders Weigh in on Capitol Poster Controversy - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
3/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Faith Leaders Weigh in on Capitol Poster Controversy    West Virginia Public Broadcasting On this West Virginia Morning, on last night's episode of “The Legislature Today,” discussion was focused on racism and discrimination. This was in.

Mountaineer Gas Pipeline: Still No Date for W.Va. DEP Public Hearing - DC Media Group
3/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mountaineer Gas Pipeline: Still No Date for W.Va. DEP Public Hearing    DC Media Group The West Virginia DEP keeps putting off re-scheduling a public hearing related to the Mountaineer Gas Pipeline, and people are getting impatient.

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 ...

Virginia Uranium patiently waiting for Supreme Court decision - Chatham Star-Tribune
2/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Uranium patiently waiting for Supreme Court decision    Chatham Star-Tribune Walter Coles sat in the Virginia Uranium offices on Main Street in Chatham Friday, Feb. 22 and reflected on how far the company has come since being founded ...

Hundreds pack into contentious Spotsylvania meeting on solar project; supervisors delay decision - Virginia Mercury
2/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hundreds pack into contentious Spotsylvania meeting on solar project; supervisors delay decision    Virginia Mercury After a marathon nine-hour meeting at which more than 100 people spoke, the Spotsylvania Board of Supervisors delayed a decision on whether a massive ...

WV American Water accepting environmental grant program applications - Charleston Gazette-Mail
2/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
WV American Water accepting environmental grant program applications    Charleston Gazette-Mail West Virginia American Water is accepting applications for the company's 2019 Environmental Grant Program awards. The grant awards will be available to ...

West Virginia American Water Offering Environmental Grants - U.S. News & World Report
2/26/2019 3:01:00 AM
West Virginia American Water Offering Environmental Grants    U.S. News & World Report Organizations in West Virginia American Water's *service* areas can apply for the company's 2019 Environmental Grant Program awards, being offered for ...

Massive solar power plant possibly coming to Northern Virginia - WTOP
2/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Massive solar power plant possibly coming to Northern Virginia    WTOP Northern Virginia could become home to one of the largest solar power plants in the country, and a public hearing on the plan is set for Tuesday afternoon.

West Virginia must take action on unplugged gas, oil wells - WV News
2/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia must take action on unplugged gas, oil wells    WV News Much as they had to address the residual effect of coal mining on the Mountain State's environment, lawmakers must be willing to find solutions for the more than ...

Virginia's biggest proposed solar project is also among its most contentious local land use fights - Virginia Mercury
2/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia's biggest proposed solar project is also among its most contentious local land use fights    Virginia Mercury As a proposal to construct the largest solar energy facility on the East Coast prepares to go before the Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors Tuesday night, ...

VIR water exploration proposal generates questions over costs - YourGV.com
2/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
VIR water exploration proposal generates questions over costs    YourGV.com Virginia International Raceway needs alternative sources of water to continue its growth curve in Halifax County, and Halifax County *Service* Authority ...

Thousands of oil and gas wells in WV remain unplugged - WV News
2/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Thousands of oil and gas wells in WV remain unplugged    WV News CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Surface Owners Rights Organization is calling for more legislative action to address what it has described as “the most ...

Virginia's General Assembly Governed This Year Amid Scandal. Here's What Passed And Didn't. - WAMU 88.5
2/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia's General Assembly Governed This Year Amid Scandal. Here's What Passed And Didn't.    WAMU 88.5 What feels like the longest 46-day General Assembly session in history comes to a close on Saturday. Here's a look at some of the major legislative issues that ...

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 ...

James City Planning Commission to hear HRSD request for Carter's Grove land acquisition - Virginia Gazette
2/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
James City Planning Commission to hear HRSD request for Carter's Grove land acquisition    Virginia Gazette The Hampton Roads Sanitation District needs more land to make a proposed wastewater treatment plant a reality. It has its eyes on a parcel of about 76 acres ...

Poultry growers would get incentive to use alternative water source with Virginia bill - Delmarva Daily Times
1/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Poultry growers would get incentive to use alternative water source with Virginia bill    Delmarva Daily Times The Virginia Senate approved a bill to give incentives for using water from the Columbia aquifer instead of the Yorktown aquifer.

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 ...

Planning for Fast-Rising Seas in Virginia's Biggest City - Next City
1/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Planning for Fast-Rising Seas in Virginia's Biggest City    Next City In Virginia Beach, the largest city by population in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the sea is rising about twice as fast as the global average. Since the 1960s ...

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.

Coal Ash Pond Removal Bill Moves Forward In Virginia Senate - Community Idea Stations
1/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Coal Ash Pond Removal Bill Moves Forward In Virginia Senate    Community Idea Stations A bill that would require Dominion Energy to excavate four coal ash ponds throughout Virginia passed its first Senate committee on Thursday.

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 ...

Legislative preview: The fate of Virginia’s legacy coal ash - Richmond.com
1/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Legislative preview: The fate of Virginia’s legacy coal ash    Richmond.com Decades of burning coal to power Virginia have left the state with a toxic, 30-million-ton problem — one that lawmakers must contend with when they gather in ...

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 ...

Cranston's Mill Pond could serve as water source to address county's future need - Virginia Gazette
11/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Cranston's Mill Pond could serve as water source to address county's future need    Virginia Gazette Cranston's Mill Pond is edging closer to securing its water withdrawal permit, perhaps as early as next year. Doing so would make the pond a real contender as ...

We can do better in Virginia than mining uranium - The Washington Post
11/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
We can do better in Virginia than mining uranium    The Washington Post One need look no further than the long list of storage sites of toxic materials to see why residents of Chatham and adjacent counties in central Virginia are deeply ...

Governor signs executive order to protect state against climate change catastrophes - Virginian-Pilot
11/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Governor signs executive order to protect state against climate change catastrophes    Virginian-Pilot Gov. Ralph Northam signed an executive order Friday to devise a “road map” to strengthen Virginia against natural disasters tied to climate change. The order ...

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 ...

Aqua Virginia announces completion of project to improve water quality in Caroline County neighborhood - Fredericksburg.com
9/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Aqua Virginia announces completion of project to improve water quality in Caroline County neighborhood    Fredericksburg.com Aqua Virginia earlier this month announced that it had completed a yearlong project to improve water quality for residents of 1600 homes in the Caroline County ...

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 ...

Article: Putting roads on a reduced-salt diet also healthy for nearby streams - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
7/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Article: Putting roads on a reduced-salt diet also healthy for nearby streams    The Chesapeake Bay Journal A creek in Northern Virginia is going on a pollution diet, and residents might feel the belt-tightening this time. That's because it could lead to limits on a ...

Coal Ash Uncovered: Polluted Groundwater Found At 14 Kentucky Sites - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
6/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Coal Ash Uncovered: Polluted Groundwater Found At 14 Kentucky Sites    West Virginia Public Broadcasting For decades, Kentucky's own coal stoked the fires that generated most of its electricity. And while some of those power plants have shut down or switched.

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 ...

With court battles on coal ash raging, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring stays on sidelines so far - Richmond.com
4/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
With court battles on coal ash raging, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring stays on sidelines so far    Richmond.com Before he filed it last month, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh invited other states' attorneys general to sign on to an amicus brief urging a federal appeals ...

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 ...

Expert addresses fears over drinking water supply on Virginia Shore - Delmarva Daily Times
4/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Expert addresses fears over drinking water supply on Virginia Shore    Delmarva Daily Times Concerns about the sustainability of the groundwater resource in the region have been raised recently.

County's water treatment plant proposal edges closer to approval - Virginia Gazette
4/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
County's water treatment plant proposal edges closer to approval    Virginia Gazette James City continues to collect permission slips needed to build a water treatment plant on the lower Chickahominy River, though some environmental groups ...

Arsenic in groundwater? Virginia coal ash case before court - WTOP
3/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arsenic in groundwater? Virginia coal ash case before court    WTOP Virginia's largest electric utility asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's ruling that the company is violating federal law by discharging ...

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 Officials Recognize Groundwater Pumping Allows Sea To Rush In - Circle of Blue WaterNews
10/21/2016 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Officials Recognize Groundwater Pumping Allows Sea To Rush In    Circle of Blue WaterNews Reversing aquifer decline will test state oversight and local response. The Elizabeth River passes by Portsmouth, Virginia, before draining into the Chesapeake ...

Virginia and West Virginia Water Science Center - United States Geological Survey
9/14/2016 5:27:48 PM
Virginia and West Virginia Water Science Center    United States Geological Survey We operate streamgages, observation wells, and monitoring stations that provide reliable scientific information needed to make informed decisions. We use ...

Groundwater drain a big-dollar dilemma - Daily Press
10/10/2015 3:00:00 AM
Groundwater drain a big-dollar dilemma    Daily Press Coping with cuts in what state regulators allow water utilities and industries to draw from the main eastern Virginia aquifer will take big money and lots of politics.

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 ...

River Access - laws regarding surface water use News Items
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.

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.

Trans-Siberian rail offers historic look at Russia - West Virginia Explorer
12/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Trans-Siberian rail offers historic look at Russia    West Virginia Explorer Russia, today, welcomes tourists from across the globe, and there are few better ways to explore it than by journeying on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railway.

Winter motorcycle trips in W.Va. exhilarating, require planning - West Virginia Explorer
12/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Winter motorcycle trips in W.Va. exhilarating, require planning    West Virginia Explorer There's nothing like a motorcycle road trip through West Virginia in winter. The scenery can be epic, but the weather can be unforgiving. Here are a few tips our ...

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 ...

West Virginia Supreme Court to Hear Nuisance Case Against Antero - Natural Gas Intelligence
10/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia Supreme Court to Hear Nuisance Case Against Antero    Natural Gas Intelligence The West Virginia Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in a case being appealed by a group of Harrison County landowners that claims Antero ...

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 ...

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 ...

Railroads built West Virginia, and still play a vital role (Daily Mail WV) - Charleston Gazette-Mail
8/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Railroads built West Virginia, and still play a vital role (Daily Mail WV)    Charleston Gazette-Mail The railroads serving West Virginia played an enormously important role in the state's growth and development. They connected West Virginia with the world, ...

Supreme Court to hear uranium case Nov. 5 - YourGV.com
8/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
Supreme Court to hear uranium case Nov. 5    YourGV.com The decision of whether or not to overturn Virginia's moratorium on uranium mining will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, Nov. 5.

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 ...

Region still digging, drying out from this week's floods - The Daily Progress
6/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Region still digging, drying out from this week's floods    The Daily Progress Central Virginia is still recovering from deadly storms that swept through Wednesday and Thursday that brought widespread flooding. One person was confirmed ...

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 ...

With court battles on coal ash raging, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring stays on sidelines so far - Richmond.com
4/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
With court battles on coal ash raging, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring stays on sidelines so far    Richmond.com Before he filed it last month, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh invited other states' attorneys general to sign on to an amicus brief urging a federal appeals ...

West Virginia's Milestone Co-Tenancy Legislation Expected to Have Varying Impacts - Natural Gas Intelligence
4/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia's Milestone Co-Tenancy Legislation Expected to Have Varying Impacts    Natural Gas Intelligence The co-tenancy legislation that passed during this year's regular session in West Virginia is generally expected to aid natural gas development, but exactly how ...

Justice for West Virginia's Cheat River - Rewire
10/4/2017 3:00:00 AM
Justice for West Virginia's Cheat River    Rewire If Congress doesn't reauthorize the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, it could spell the end of stream restoration.

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 ...

Frustration sets in after coal mine health study suspended - Bangor Daily News
11/11/2017 3:00:00 AM
Frustration sets in after coal mine health study suspended    Bangor Daily News GLEN DANIEL, West Virginia — Chuck Nelson spent his life in this corner of Appalachia, working for years in the coal mines — a good job in the economically ...