Boats destroyed in Norfolk marina fire


A fire at a Norfolk marina has destroyed three boats and damaged at least three others.

The Coast Guard says the fire broke out on a 45-foot sailing vessel at the Vinings Landing Marina early this morning. The blaze spread to recreational boats adjacent to the sailing vessel.

Boats destroyed in Norfolk marina fire | Richmond Times-Dispatch

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Jane Lubchenco, Ph.D., under secretary for oceans and atmosphere and NOAA administrator, attended last week’s America’s Great Outdoors Conference to highlight recreational fishing as an important part of America’s outdoor legacy and future.
"We’re talking about how we can collect best ideas on conservation; how we can pursue good ideas that local communities embrace; and how we can be more responsible stewards of tax dollars to promote conservation," said President Obama in his opening remarks at the conference. – News Center

Fishbites inventor Dr. Bill Carr will be at Ocean’s East-2 in VA Beach on Saturday April, 24 taking questions and talking Fishbites.

Fishbites inventor Dr. Bill Carr will be at Ocean’s East-2 in VA Beach on Saturday April, 24 taking questions and talking Fishbites.
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Lynnhaven Fishing PierRepairs to Begin in March; Opening “On Time” in May


Preliminary approval has been received from the Marine Resources Commission, the Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Virginia Beach for the necessary permits to repair the Pier. Progress has been made in securing a bank loan to provide construction funds for the repairs. Princess Anne Pile and Lumber has done a fantastic job in locating re-cycled pilings and large-dimension salt-treated lumber for construction.

Lynnhaven Fishing Pier

NASA, Navy will have say on offshore Va drilling


Gov. Bob McDonnell’s push to drill for gas and oil off Virginia’s coast faces two formidable obstacles: the Navy and NASA.

Naval Station Norfolk, the world’s largest naval base, and the space agency’s Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore have activities – some potentially hazardous – throughout the vast leasing area 50 miles off Virginia’s 132-mile Atlantic coast

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