- Feb216pm - 8pmDiscovery Lab: Sea Turtle InvestigationVIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education LabIn this lab, participants will solve the case of the stranded sea turtle, cycling through different investigations to determine what happened. Registration required.
- Feb236:15pm - 8:30pmWebinar - Looking Forward: Cobia Management in VirginiaOff-Campus
The first in the Virginia Charter Boat Webinar Series, join representatives from marine management agencies along the east coast for presentations and discussions about the future of cobia management in Virginia.
- Feb237pm - 8pmFebruary After Hours Lecture - Virginia Sea ScallopsVIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh AuditoriumSea scallops are a favorite seafood dish, the second most valuable commercial fishery on the East Coast, and a major fishery for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Join us for an evening with Dr. David Rudders, as we learn about these unusual animals.
- Mar17:30pm - 8:30pmVIMS Wachapreague Public Seminar: Mudskippers, the Lords of the MudflatsVIMS - Seaside Hall (Eastern Shore Laboratory)Mudskippers are amphibious fishes native to the Indo-West Pacific and tropical west Africa. This presentation will focus on the biology and ecology of this remarkable group of fishes.
- Mar216pm - 8pmDiscovery Lab: SharksVIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education LabSharks are scary, fascinating, ancient, and diverse fishes, with more than 450 living species. Stop by our lab to learn more about these misunderstood creatures, the dangers they face, and how you can help! Registration required.
- Mar307pm - 8pmMarch After Hours Lecture - BiosensorsVIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh AuditoriumJoin us as Dr. Mike Unger explains how scientists at VIMS developed a biosensor that uses antibodies to detect oil spills and other threats in our waters.Show More...
- Apr256pm - 8pmDiscovery Lab: JellyfishVIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education LabLearn about different species of jellyfish found in the oceans and Chesapeake Bay, their role in the ecosystem, and how people have used them throughout history. Registration required. Click the title above for more information.
- May2010am - 3pmVIMS Marine Science DayVIMS - Watermen's HallVIMS' annual open house is a fun-filled event for the whole family.
- Jun136pm - 8pmDiscovery Lab: Living BeachesVIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education LabLearn more about the types of organisms commonly found on East Coast beaches during summer. Lab activities will include a beachcombing simulation where everyone will be able to find a shell or souvenir to bring home! Click the title above for more info.
- Jul186pm - 8pmDiscovery Lab: Sport FishingVIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education LabVIMS graduate student Willy Goldsmith will explain how he tracks & monitors survival rates of open-ocean fishes such as tunas & billfishes after catch-and-release fishing + what his findings mean for recreational fisheries. Click the title for more info.
- Aug226pm - 8pmDiscovery Lab: Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)VIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education LabVIMS graduate student Sarah Pease will discuss the HABs that occur in Chesapeake Bay during summer, and how these blooms impact humans and the environment. Registration required. Click the title above for more information.
- Oct176pm - 8pmDiscovery Lab: Mad LabVIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education LabExplore the wonders of dry ice, slime, and things that glow in the dark! This Halloween-themed lab will have many hands-on activities to explore the creepy, yucky, and slimy parts of science. Registration Required. Click event title for more information.All events in October 2017
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