22 Jul 2014 | 8:31 pm
As each fishing day comes to a close, captains' boat towers appear on the horizon as the vessels make their way back to port. For more than two decades, one boat always was the first to be identified. Its bright-red[…]Read more...
22 Jul 2014 | 3:11 pm
The Virginia Marine Resources Commission today revoked the fishing licenses of four watermen for “egregious or repeated” violations of state fishing laws related to oysters. The watermen losing their licenses for two years are: Earl J. Gautreaux of Gloucester, Virginia;[…]Read more...
21 Jul 2014 | 9:09 pm
Meridian X, a Virginia Beach-based sailboat, and it's crew of nine completed the 106th running of the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac on Monday, finishing 76th in the Mackinac Cup division. Owned and skippered by Bill Shelhorse of Virginia[…]Read more...
"What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?" - Henry David Thoreau
Saving the Nansemond River, Chuckatuck Creek, Bennett's Creek and tributaries........These waterways are a vital part of the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem and are also tributaries of the lower James River...an important river network that supports a thriving and ever expanding Hampton Roads community.
June 2, NRPA 1st Annual River and Creek Fest 9:00am-noon, Bennetts Creek Park, Suffolk.
Family and Community activities including: Clean the River and Exhibits/Hands on Displays: Oyster Growing, Water Quality Monitoring, Suffolk Historic Blue Water Trail Map, Rain Gardens, River Critters, Stormwater Drain Medalliions and more....
Volunteers needed, please call 708-6114.