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Virginia CZM Program 2005 Coastal Grant Project Description and Final Summary

Project Task:

FY2005 Task 9.08


Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program

Project Title:

Seaside Heritage Program: Subcontracts To Be Determined

Project Description as Proposed:

The Seaside Heritage Program partners will meet soon to finish discussions on how to allocate the remaining $33,853 in SHP Year 4 funds. There are more projects proposed than can be funded. Projects currently under consideration include: effects of clam farms on shorebird foraging; documentation of the increasing value of seagrass beds as finfish nurseries; and quantifying SAV and oyster restoration using hyperspectral remote sensing imagery.

Federal Funding:


Project Contact:

Laura McKay, 804.698-4323;

Project Status:

Grant Closed

Final Product Received:

Project Summary Provided by Grantee:

Disclaimer: This project summary provides the federal dollars initially awarded to the grantee. Due to underexpenditure or reprogramming of grant funds, this figure may change. For more information on the allocation of coastal grant funds, please contact Laura McKay, Virginia Coastal Program Manager, at 804.698.4323 or email:

A more detailed Scope of Work for this project is available. Please direct your request for a copy to

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Virginia Department of
Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 698-4000

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