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  • November

    Norfolk District and young scientists intersect during geotagging event

    Students and teachers from Norfolk Christian Lower School geoprocessed data with employees from Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to recognize GIS Day.
  • Norfolk engineer inspires students in design challenge

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District played a key role in an engineering-design challenge that attracted students from across Newport News Public Schools.
  • USACE Norfolk District oyster restoration reaps STEM results

    Norfolk Christian Schools students took part in a science, technology, engineering and mathematics - collectively known as STEM - event held by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District Oyster Reef Team here, Nov. 1. The trip to the Norfolk District oyster reef was also designed to give the students a first-hand experience in conservation and restoration of the native mollusk.
  • June

    Corps, volunteers collect more than 2,000 pounds of shoreline debris

    PORTSMOUTH, Virginia – Sunglasses. Check! Bug spray. Check! Bottled water. Check! Trash bags. Check!
  • December

    Careers don’t always STEM from childhood dreams

    On sunny days, Kristen Donofrio’s long strides carry her toward her beloved sport bike. The biologist reaches the parking spot and swings a leg over her cobalt blue motorcycle, slides a slick, made-for-speed helmet over her dark brown bob, and turns the engine over. Her pianist fingers play over the bike’s grips, and she launches herself into Norfolk’s afternoon traffic. On the ride home, shorelines and wetlands churning with life blur past her – ecosystems that, as a biologist, she is committed to saving.