Outreach and Involvement

To learn more about our Community Programming, please visit coastaleducation.virginia.edu.

We study the barrier islands. Curious what a barrier island is and how they are changing? Learn more.

We support teachers through full immersion science professional development. Learn more about our Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program, which has trained 7 science teachers from Northampton and Accomack Counties since 2019.

Collaborations between artists and scientists bring the changing coast to life for our community. Learn about the recent Ghosts of the Coast project.

A collaboration between VCR-LTER and VES Land Trust reveals how outdoor experiences shape student perceptions of coastal environments.

Second grade drawings of coastal wetlands before (above) and after
(below) a nature walk with VESLT.

This report summarizes how 2nd Grade student drawings of a saltmarsh changed before and after their guided walk through Brownsville Preserve (TNC) with Land Trust volunteers.

An overview of the benefits of coastal conservation, presented by our partners: