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The blue crab Callinectes sapidus. (WYDaily/Courtesy VIMS)

Blue crab survey shows possible shortage in late summer

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REGIONAL -- Crab season can either look very promising or a little sparse this year, according to a new survey. On Friday, the Virginia Marine...

Chesapeake Bay Executive Council pushes for Billion for the Bay Initiative

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HAMPTON ROADS PENINSULA -- A letter sent to congressional leaders from the Chesapeake Bay Executive Council outlines what could possibly be a huge boost...

Clean the Bay Day: Chesapeake Bay Foundation brings back day dedicated to cleaning the bay

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REGIONAL -- The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is bringing back its annual Clean the Bay Day in a new way this year. What was once...
Yorktown Market Days will be hosting various Pirate Invasion activities along with extended market hours this Saturday. (WYDaily/Courtesy York County)

Watermen’s Museum offers themed summer day camps

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YORKTOWN -- This summer, kids can learn what it’s like to be an archeologist, boat builder, or even a pirate.  The Watermen’s Museum, 301 Water...
Yorktown Market Days will be hosting various Pirate Invasion activities along with extended market hours this Saturday. (WYDaily/Courtesy York County)

Don’t walk the plank this weekend at Pirates Invade Yorktown

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YORKTOWN --  Look out for plundering pirates at Yorktown riverfront this weekend. Riverwalk Landing and the Watermen's Museum are offering some family-friendly fun with their...
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...
Market Days are held on most Saturdays through October on the Yorktown waterfront. (WYDaily/Courtesy Yorktown Market Days)

Yorktown Market Days returns for 2021

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YORKTOWN -- Starting Saturday, April 10, Yorktown Market Days is reopening its weekly farmers markets at Riverwalk Landing.  The themed market days will feature food...

New dogs on the block: Gangsta Dog opens in Yorktown

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YORKTOWN -- Make way, Yorktown! There's a new business on the block that is sure to be your dog's new favorite spot. And it's called...