Tighter catch limits on commercial harvests of menhaden on the East Coast will be determined on Wednesday by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission at a meeting in Boston. The fish, considered important to the ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay, is used as bait for crab and lobster and processed for Omega-3 oil dietary supplements. WCVE Nothern Neck Correspondent Pamela D'Angelo reports from Reedville.
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The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission will hold public hearings in the Northern Neck this week on new ways it plans to manage the Atlantic Menhaden stocks to help increase the population. WCVe Northern Neck Correspondent Pamela D'Angelo reports.
Virginia’s Natural Heritage Program celebrated its 25th anniversary on Saturday with guided group hikes led by recreation and conservation staff and volunteers at preserves throughout the state. In the Northern Neck of Virginia, both Hickory Hollow and Hughlett Point Natural Preserves were saved from developers’ backhoes by citizens who knew the areas contained important and rare plant and animal species. WCVE Northern Neck Correspondent Pamela D’Angelo spent the day hiking both.
Rain and the prospect of a long wait didn’t keep University of Richmond students from lining up for a free ticket to hear President Obama speak. Pamela D'Angelo reports for WCVE News.
In the Northern Neck, downed trees and power lines created a domino effect leaving gas stations, grocery stores, churches and local dumps closed. Residents seemed to take it in their stride. WCVE Northern Neck Correspondent Pamela D’Angelo reports.
It was only the second day of the fall semester at the University of Richmond and already students had been hit with smoke from the fires in the Great Dismal Swamp and told to prepare for a possible hurricane, when campus buildings began to shake. WCVE Correspondent Pamela D’Angelo reports.
A Richmond resident who illegally added on to her Northern Neck vacation home will pay a $7,500 civil fine for violating a state law protecting the Chesapeake Bay. WCVE's Northern Neck correspondent Pamela D’Angelo reports.
The critically acclaimed children’s and young adult author Walter Dean Myers visited Northumberland County’s Library this week where he signed books, shared secrets of his success, and encouraged local children to read and write. WCVE Northern Neck Correspondent Pamela D'Angelo reports.
Yesterday, the U.S. Postal Service announced a list of post offices across the country that may be closed. Five of 95 Virginia post offices being considered are in the rural Northern Neck of Virginia. The post offices under review are Merry Point, Morattico, Oldhams, Sandy Point, and Sharps. Pamela D’Angelo reports.
Virginia Marine Police say alcohol was likely the cause of a weekend motor boat crash into a jetty at the mouth of Urbanna Creek, just off the Rappahannock River. WCVE Northern Neck Correspondent Pamela D’Angelo reports.