Tag: oysters
  • USACE Release of the Draft Chesapeake Bay Oyster Restoration Program Great Wicomico River Supplemental Environmental Assessment

    Expiration date: 2/28/2023

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Commonwealth of Virginia, acting through its agent, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, announce the release of the Draft Chesapeake Bay Oyster Recovery Program Great Wicomico River Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA). This Draft SEA evaluates alternatives that have the potential to improve the current and future function of eight restored reefs in the Great Wicomico River, Virginia. The study recommends expanding one reef, upgrading low-relief areas (2-4 inches high) of several reefs using small, 3-inch stone to a height of 12 inches, and adding large stones for additional habitat. Public comments should be submitted by Feb. 28, 2023.

  • WRD-P-190108

    Expiration date: 2/11/2019

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) invites the public to attend a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Scoping meeting for the implementation of the Chesapeake Bay Native Oyster Recovery Program in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • 17-RP-20

    Expiration date: 12/9/2016

    The Norfolk District proposes the reissuance with minor revisions to better describe authorized activities of Regional Permit 20 (RP-20), scheduled to expire on May 24, 2017. RP-20 authorizes the creation of artificial reefs (oyster and fish haven) and dredging of old shellfish reefs, when the material, dredge shell or structural, will be used to create new or enhance existing natural or artificial reefs owned, operated or managed by the Commonwealth of Virginia by the Virginia Marine Resources Commission.

  • NAO-2014-00240

    Expiration date: 3/14/2014

    The Virginia Marine Resources Commission proposes to create numerous experimental reefs to test the suitability of ground/processed concrete pieces (without rebar) as a suitable surface for oyster spat strike(s) in the Rappahannock and Piankatank Rivers.