Technical Training

The Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) and its federal partners offer a number of educational opportunities for professionals and citizens involved in managing and restoring marine resources.

CBNERR Coastal Training Program

The Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve program at VIMS (CBNERR) addresses critical resource management issues through its Coastal Training Program by providing up-to-date, science-based information, access to technologies, and skill-building opportunities to key professionals responsible for making decisions about coastal resources.

CCRM Workshops

The Center for Coastal Resources Management at VIMS (CCRM) holds workshops and other educational opportunities for policymakers, marine contractors, members of local wetland boards, and other involved in marine resource management and conservation.

Seafood Education

The Marine Advisory Program Seafood Education Program at VIMS communicates current research information on seafood in an interesting, useful, and timely manner through workshops and seminars, cooking demonstrations, and professional development programs for chefs.