Virginia Coastal Zone Management Magazine

Virginia CZM Program LogoThe Virginia Coastal Zone Management magazine, funded through a grant from NOAA, is published once or twice yearly to highlight coastal resource management issues in the Commonwealth. Please direct comments to Virginia Witmer at Virginia.Witmer@deq.virginia.gov.

Although we encourage use of the electronic version of the magazine (provided below), a limited number of hardcopies are available. Please contact Virginia.Witmer@deq.virginia.gov - (804) 698-4320, or April.Bahen@deq.virginia.gov - (804) 698-4005, to receive a hardcopy and/or to be added to the mailing list. 

Disclaimer: Some of the content may not be in an accessible format pursuant to Section 508 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. § 794 (d)). Please call 800-592-5482 if you need assistance.  

Current Issue - Spring/Summer 2018

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In this issue:

  • Dollars and Sense of Conserved Lands on Virginia's Eastern Shore
  • Lower Chickahominy Project Takes to the Field
  • Access Projects Benefit Public from Richmond to Hampton Roads
  • Promoting Shellfish Aquaculture, Minimizing Use Conflicts
  • Cross-regional Planning to Promote Ecotourism in Rural Coastal Virginia
  • Building Coastal Resiliency
  • Implmenting the Mid-Atlantic Ocean Action Plan
  • Selling the Joy of Send-offs Without Balloons
  • FY18 Federal Funding for Coastal Management

 

Spring 2016

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Virginia CZM Magazine - Spring 2016

In this issue:

  • Land Conservation
  • Coastal Hazards
  • Ocean Planning
  • Offshore Wind Energy
  • Marine Debris

 Fall 2014

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Cover of Virginia CZM Program Magazine Fall 2014 Issue

In this issue:

  • Increasing Public Access
  • Preserving Working Waterfronts
  • Adapting to Climate Change
  • Marketing Native Plants
  • Restoring Songbird Habitats
  • Recycling Oyster Shells
  • Restoring Seaside Grasses
  • Planning for Ocean Uses
  • Reducing Marine Debris
  • Evaluating Past Work, Planning Future Projects
 

Fall 2012-Winter 2013

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Virginia Coastal Zone Management magazine - Fall 2012-Winter 2013 (December 2012)

In this issue:

  • Ocean Planning Begins in Virginia
  • The Changing Tide of Shoreline
    Management
  • New Version of Coastal GEMS!
  • Working Waterfronts: Where Land, Water
    and Livelihood Connect
  • Outdoor Survey Says...
  • America’s Second War of Independence

Anniversary Issue 2012

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Virginia Coastal Zone Management magazine - 25th Anniversary Issue (December 2011)

In this issue:

We look back at 25 Years of…

…Increasing Efficiency – with limited resources, Virginia CZM has taken advantage of advances in technology and the power of partnerships to do more with less.

…Success Stories – short stories about years long initiatives, partners describe the program’s role in protecting more beaches, encouraging more public involvement, creating more long-term solutions, providing more ecotourism and public access, growing more oysters and sowing more eelgrass!    

…Supporting Coastal Localities – highlights of some of the Virginia CZM funded projects Virginia’s coastal planning district commissions have undertaken to meet the needs of their region.

 

Summer/Fall 2010

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Cover of Virginia Coastal Zone Management Magazine Fall 2010

In this issue:

  • Seaside Successes
  • Social Marketing
  • Ocean Management
  • Crow’s Nest Acquisition
  • Sustainable Coastal Communities
  • Coastal Zone Enhancement Strategies
  • Coastal GEMS
  • 2010 Virginia CZM Projects

Spring/Summer 2008

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Cover of Virginia Coastal Zone Management Magazine Fall 2008 

In this issue:

  • Climate Change
  • Conserving Coastal Areas
  • Shellfish Aquaculture
  • Watermen and Working Waterfronts
  • Dunes and Beaches
  • Virginia’s Coastal Places - Willis Wharf
  • 2008 Virginia CZM Projects
 

Spring/Summer 2006

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Cover of Virginia Coastal Zone Management Magazine Summer 2006

In this issue:

  • “Got Message?”
  • DEQ Director Outlines Path to Collective Success
  • Virginia CZM Partners Propose Five Year Priorities
  • O Oysters
  • Paddling the Seaside
  • Virginia’s Maritime Heritage: The Battle of Hampton Roads
  • Focus on Historic Coastal Places:
    West Point

Summer/Fall 2005

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Cover of Virginia Coastal Zone Management Magazine Fall 2005

In this issue:

  • Keeping Our Coastal Communities Strong...
  • Coastal Program Investment in Seaside Restoration
  • Hurricanes Affecting Virginia
  • Virginia’s Maritime Heritage
  • New Feature! Coastal Community in Action
  • Acquiring Sensitive Coastal Lands
  • Feature: Virginia’s Historic Coastal Places

 

 

Summer/Fall 2003

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Virginia Coastal Zone Management Magazine - Summer/Fall 2003

In this issue:

  • Creating a Vision for Virginia’s Coast
  • Surveying and Protecting Virginia’s
  • Dunes and Beaches
  • Measuring Our Progress Toward
  • Improved Coastal Management
  • Natives Are Returning to Virginia’s Seaside
  • New Feature: Focus on Our Coastal Towns

Fall 2002/Winter 2003

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Virginia Coastal Zone Management Magazine - Fall 2002/Winter 2003

In this issue:

  • Executive Order Outlines New Virginia
  • Coastal Program Goals
  • Virginia’s Rich Seaside
  • Keeping the Dragon Alive and Well
  • Nontidal Wetlands: News Regs Added to Coastal Program
  • Traverse the Wet and Wild Miles of the Coastal Birding and Wildlife Trail
  • Clean Marina Program Cruises Forward
  • As Oyster Reefs Grow, So Do Opportunities to Learn
 

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Special Edition 2000 (PDF)

Spring 1999 (PDF)

Fall 1998 (PDF)

 

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This website is provided by the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program through a federal Coastal Zone Management Act grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, US Department of Commerce.

 

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