Improving our marine life habitat
A “living shoreline” and an innovative oyster restoration reef have been built at the Urbanna Town Marina that will improve the area’s marine life habitat.
posted 12.02.2015Grand marshal of Urbanna Christmas Parade is a lady of ‘love and compassion’
Emily Chowning’s Nimcock Gallery is a cozy place. It’s filled with things to look at and ponder. Paintings by Mrs. Chowning, John Barber and many others vie for your eye. There are antiques, used books, collectables and things that have accumulated during the 49 years she’s been in the red building on Cross Street in Urbanna.
posted 11.24.2015‘Greatest Oyster’comes from Mathews waterman
“Twenty-eight oysters were entered and two giant winners emerged as the region’s largest bivalves,” said Susan Cockrell of VAOysterCountry.com, a co-sponsor of the “Greatest Oyster Contest.”
posted 11.24.2015State oyster harvest best since 1986
Virginia’s oyster harvest surged another 24% last year, sailing past 650,000 bushels, the most in almost three decades, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced last week.