Group effort returns injured bald eagle to the wild
On June 28 in front of an excited group of onlookers a majestic bald eagle was returned to the wild. This adult bald eagle was spotted on June 9 under attack by an osprey on the Severn River near Mobjack Bay. The osprey ultimately drove the eagle into the water.
posted 07.01.2010Wildlife Center of Virginia to release bald eagle
The Wildlife Center of Virginia, a leading teaching and research hospital for native wildlife, will release a Bald Eagle on Monday, June 28 at 10:00 a.m. at Beaverdam Park in Gloucester, Virginia.
posted 06.27.2010VIMS helps bring science to Gulf spill
Researchers with the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point recently traveled to Louisiana to help craft the nation's immediate and long-term scientific responses to the Gulf oil spill.
posted 06.27.2010New Law: Most Virginia Saltwater Fishermen Need to Register with NOAA Before They Fish
MRIP – According to the latest numbers from NOAA Fisheries, Virginia saltwater recreational fishermen appear to be lagging behind their peers in other states when it comes to complying with a new Federal law to help conserve our oceans and maintain vibrant, sustainable fisheries.
posted 06.27.2010Census follow-up phase ahead of schedule in VA
Quality assurance procedures may require contact with some households. The current door-to-door phase of the 2010 Census is about 94 percent complete, but there are several reasons why a census worker may visit your home in coming weeks.