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Due to exceptionally dry conditions, the Department of Wildlife Resources has implemented a complete ban on any open burning (e.g., campfires, grills) on all DWR properties west of Interstate 95, effective immediately and lasting until further notice.

Partners in Seabird Conservation at Hampton Roads

We couldn’t accomplish this massive endeavor alone! A wide array of partners have come together to provide this new nesting solution for the HRBT seabird colony.

  • American Bird Conservancy
  • National Audubon Society
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture – Wildlife Services
  • Ultra Services Inc.
  • Chesapeake Management Group/PreCon Marine
  • Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
  • Virginia Department of Historic Resources
  • Virginia Department of Transportation
  • Virginia Marine Resources Commission
  • Virginia Secretary of Natural Resources and supporting staff
  • Virginia Tech Shorebird Program