Study reveals threat to tidal wetlands
A new study co-authored by VIMS professor Carl Hershner shows that more than half the tidal wetlands along the U.S. East Coast will disappear by 2100 if current shoreline-protection strategies continue to block their landward migration in the face of rising sea level.
posted 11.10.2009Deltaville physician recognized
On October 25 at the annual meeting of the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) at The Homestead in Hot Springs, Sterling N. Ransone Jr., M.D. of Deltaville was presented with the 2009 MSV Advocacy in Action Award.
posted 11.09.2009Deborah Pratt is still the fastest shucker in Virginia
Deborah Pratt of Middlesex repeated as the Virginia Oyster Shucking Champion and Timmy Jenkins of Hayes was runner-up at the 52nd annual Urbanna Oyster Festival Saturday. Pratt also won the Women's State Championship and Jenkins was the Men's State Champion. The contest was sponsored by Revere Gas.
posted 11.07.2009Oyster Festival crowns Queen and Little Miss Spat
Kendall McNamee was crowned Queen of 52nd annual Urbanna Oyster Festival Friday and Katie Brooke was selected Little Miss Spat. Susan Heyman was first runner-up in the Queen competition, and Libbie Randolph was second runner-up.