[PAST EVENT] Fisheries Resource Grant Funding Workshop

December 15, 2011
6pm - 8pm
Eastern Shore Community College, Melfa Virginia
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Marine Extension Program will host two workshops to help watermen and aquaculturists put together applications for 2012 Fisheries Resource Grant funding.

The first workshop will be held Wednesday, December 14, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Director's Conference Room at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science at Gloucester Point, Va. A second workshop will be held at the Eastern Shore Community College in Melfa, Va., in classroom 150 on Thursday, December 15, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

No registration is necessary to attend either workshop.

Funding may be used to develop (1) new equipment and gear, (2) environmental pilot studies, (3) aquaculture or mariculture advances, and (4) seafood technology. Qualified applications must involve members of the commercial seafood industry.

The Request for Proposal and application materials are available on the web at {{http://www.vims.edu/adv/frg}}. Individuals without web access can contact Dianne Roberts at 804-684-7173.

All final grant applications must be postmarked no later than January 13, 2012, at 5:00 p.m.

The Fisheries Resource Grant Program provides funding to members of the commercial fishing industry to test their ideas that could enhance and protect fisheries.

For More Information Dianne Roberts Virginia Institute of Marine Science Virginia Sea Grant 804-684-7173