Become a Virginia Oyster Grower

Interested in becoming a Virginia Aquaculture Oyster Grower? It’s a fast growing industry with many opportunities, and assistance is available to get you started. Contact any of the below to find out more:

Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Contact: Karen Hudson
Phone: 804-684-7742
Email: khudson@vims.edu
Website: www.vims.edu/adv

Virginia Marine Resources Commission
Contact: Steve Bowman, Commissioner
Phone: 757-247-2206
Email: steve.bowman@mrc.virginia.gov
Website: http://www.mrc.virginia.gov/Shellfish_Aquaculture.shtm

Division Shellfish Sanitization
Contact: Danielle Schools
Phone: 804-864-7484
Email: danielle.schools@vdh.virginia.gov
Website: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/EnvironmentalHealth/Shellfish/index.htm

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Virginia Seafood
As we get ready for the 4th of July weekend the VMPB would like to take a moment to thank the men and women either in active duty, veterans, and any and all who gave there lives to protect our country and the freedoms we cherish. We would also like to give a special thanks to all the men and women who work the water each day bringing in all of the delicious Virginia seafood products that will be in abundance this weekend. Happy 4th. from the VMPB! ... See MoreSee Less
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