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West Point’s Annual Christmas on the Town Event Returns with Holiday Fun

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West Point's seasonal event, Christmas on the Town, kicks off Sunday, Dec. 5 with festive activities to celebrate the winter season.

95-Year-Old Williamsburg Man Honored As Longest-Serving VA Oyster Restoration Volunteer

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Meet Walter Zadan, the 95-year-old Williamsburg resident who has spent years doing his part as a member of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's oyster restoration team.

Watermen’s Museum To Hold Annual Oyster Roast

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YORKTOWN -- There's a special event for oyster lovers this month. The Watermen's Museum, 309 Water St., will hold its annual Oyster Roast on Saturday,...

James River Week is Back with River Cleanups, Sturgeon Trips, and More

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REGIONAL -- The James River Association (JRA) and the James River Advisory Council (JRAC) are once again teaming up with partners across the watershed to provide a week of events dedicated...

Brews and Bites: Blue Crab and Purple Pig Bistro is a Nod to Poquoson’s Past

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POQUOSON -- Chef Barry Wildman has cooked all over the country in the last 27 years, and one thing he has learned is that...
A VIMS researcher deploys a tray of oysters.

Oyster aquaculture partnership offers new funding for watermen

PENINSULA/GLOUCESTER -- The Virginia Institute of Marine Science has again partnered with USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to help support ongoing efforts to...

For Chesapeake oysters, the way forward leads back… through the fossil record

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Oysters once dominated the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem, and it would be difficult, if not impossible, for the Bay to return to full ecological health...

Oyster gardeners, listen up. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation needs you

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The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is having oyster gardening workshops this summer across Hampton Roads for volunteers to support a goal of adding 10 billion...