25 Mar 2015 | 3:49 pm
NEWPORT NEWS Hints of spring are popping up all around us, and that signals it's time to start fishing. Got your license? If you don't, it's a good idea to wait until April 1. You'll save some bucks. The Virginia[…]Read more...
25 Mar 2015 | 11:45 am
NEWPORT NEWS A Poquoson man has lost his commercial fisherman's license for a year for illegally taking oysters. The Virginia Marine Resources Commission announced the revocation of Robert K. Topping Jr.'s license on Wednesday. Topping also lost his fishing privileges[…]Read more...
15 Mar 2015 | 7:12 pm
BOSTON In an effort to eradicate illegal fishing and seafood fraud, the Obama Administration is launching a fish tracking system that would eventually tell consumers where their fish was caught, processed and stored.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.