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CBNERR Discovery Lab - Nitrogen, Carbon, and Marshes, Oh My!
Tuesday, May 17
6pm - 8pm
VIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education Lab
Marshes are some of the most productive ecosystems in the world! Learn about the flora and fauna of Virginia's coastal marshes while VIMS PhD candidate, Derek Detweiler, explains his research on tracing the sources of carbon in marshes!
A Scientist Walks Into A Bar: Graduate Student Edition
Wednesday, May 18
7pm - 8:30pm
The Virginia Beer Company, 401 2nd St, Williamsburg, VA 23185

The Virginia Beer Company will be our host as three VIMS graduate students give 5-minute fast-talks on the important research they are conducting. Drop in, interact with the students, and enter to win door prizes and discounts.

The Study of Barrier Islands Past, Present, Future
Saturday, May 28
7pm - 9pm
Island Theatre, 4074 Main St., Chincoteague, VA 23336

The Museum of Chincoteague Island is proud to partner with the Island Theatre to offer a presentation by Chris Hein, Associate Professor at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, on the Barrier Islands.

VIMS Marine Science Day
Saturday, June 4
10am - 3pm
VIMS - Watermen's Hall, Campus-wide

VIMS' annual open house is a free, fun-filled event for the whole family! Join us for marine science exhibits, family activities, collecting animals, touring labs, and more! Event proceeds rain or shine.

The future of Virginia's Barrier Coast
Saturday, June 11
11am
James M. Duncan Branch Library, 2501 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301

Learn about the many factors impacting the coastal response to climate change with Dr. Christopher J. Hein, Director of the Coastal Geology Lab at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science. 

Shark Discovery Lab at the Science Museum of Virginia!
Saturday, June 25
10am - 1pm
Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220
In celebration of their JARS shark exhibit, VIMS and CBNERR educators will be partnering with the Science Museum of Virginia to provide a traveling Discovery Lab of family-friendly shark-themed hands-on activities and displays!
VIMS After Hours
Thursday, August 25
7pm - 8pm
VIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh Auditorium, also available as a live webinar
August After Hours topic is in the works! Registration is required. After Hours lectures are designed for an adult audience.
VIMS After Hours
Thursday, September 29
7pm - 8pm
VIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh Auditorium, also available as a live webinar
September After Hours topic is in the works! Registration is required. After Hours lectures are designed for an adult audience.
VIMS After Hours
Thursday, October 27
7pm - 8pm
VIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh Auditorium, also available as a live webinar
October After Hours topic is in the works! Registration is required. After Hours lectures are designed for an adult audience.

Ongoing Events

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VIMS/VASG & TOGA present: THE MASTER OYSTER GARDENERS COURSE (MOG) 
Tuesday, May 10 - Thursday, June 9
6pm - 7pm
Online via Zoom

This is an in-depth course for oyster gardeners with at least 1-year experience and who want to support the Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association’s (TOGA) outreach mission through volunteer service. Online applications  accepted until April 8, 2022.