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The Virginia Institute of Marine Science

1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States

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June 2018

VIMS Public Tour – June 29, 2018

June 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). Learn how scientists study the diet and age of Bay fishes; get an up-close view of live animals in VIMS' Visitors Center and hear about related research; and tour our one-acre Teaching Marsh to learn about the benefits of wetland plants and animals.

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July 2018

VIMS Public Tour – July 10, 2018

July 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). Learn about drifting animals that play a role in the marine food web and carbon cycling; get an up-close view of live animals in VIMS' Visitors Center; and tour our one-acre Teaching Marsh to learn about the benefits of wetland plants and animals.

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VIMS Public Tour – July 13, 2018

July 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). See how scientists use CSI techniques to understand clam and oyster diseases in the Shellfish Pathology Lab; watch live animals in VIMS’ Visitors Center; and tour the Oyster Hatchery to learn about the breeding and feeding of oyster brood stock.

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VIMS Public Tour – July 17, 2018

July 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). Learn about local seagrasses and the animals they harbor; get an up-close view of live animals in VIMS' Visitors Center; and tour the Nunnally Ichthyology Collection (preserved fisheries collection) with over 300,000 specimens.

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VIMS Public Tour – July 20, 2018

July 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). Learn about plastic alternatives and marine debris, and see how drones are used to map wetlands; get an up-close view of live animals in VIMS' Visitors Center; and tour our one-acre Teaching Marsh to learn about the benefits of wetland plants and animals.

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VIMS Public Tour – July 24, 2018

July 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). See how scientists use CSI techniques to understand clam and oyster diseases in the Shellfish Pathology Lab; watch live animals in VIMS’ Visitors Center; and tour the Oyster Hatchery to learn about the breeding and feeding of oyster brood stock.

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VIMS Public Tour – July 27, 2018

July 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). See the Seawater Research Lab, including bio-hazard rooms, pumping 900 gallons of seawater per minute; see live animals in VIMS’ Visitors Center; and tour the Nunnally Ichthyology Collection (preserved fisheries collection) with over 300,000 specimens.

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August 2018

VIMS Public Tour – August 2, 2018

August 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). Learn about pollutants in our food and household, and see the equipment used to detect toxins; get an up-close view of live animals in VIMS' Visitors Center; tour our one-acre Teaching Marsh to learn about the benefits of wetland plants and animals.

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VIMS Public Tour – August 3, 2018

August 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). See how scientists use CSI techniques to understand clam and oyster diseases in the Shellfish Pathology Lab; watch live animals in VIMS’ Visitors Center; and tour the Oyster Hatchery to learn about the breeding and feeding of oyster brood stock.

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VIMS Public Tour – August 17, 2018

August 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). Learn how diseases affect commercial species in the Bay and how to manage affected populations; get an up-close view of live animals in VIMS' Visitors Center; and tour our one-acre Teaching Marsh to learn about the benefits of wetland plants and animals.

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VIMS Public Tour – August 24, 2018

August 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). See how scientists use CSI techniques to understand clam and oyster diseases in the Shellfish Pathology Lab; watch live animals in VIMS’ Visitors Center; and tour the Oyster Hatchery to learn about the breeding and feeding of oyster brood stock.

Find out more »

VIMS Public Tour – August 31, 2018

August 31 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). See the Seawater Research Lab, including bio-hazard rooms, pumping 900 gallons of seawater per minute; see live animals in VIMS’ Visitors Center; and tour our one-acre Teaching Marsh to learn about the benefits of wetland plants and animals.

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September 2018

VIMS Public Tour – September 7, 2018

September 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). Learn about plastic alternatives and marine debris, and see how drones are used to map wetlands; get an up-close view of live animals in VIMS' Visitors Center; and tour our one-acre Teaching Marsh to learn about the benefits of wetland plants and animals.

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VIMS Public Tour – September 21, 2018

September 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). See how scientists use CSI techniques to understand clam and oyster diseases in the Shellfish Pathology Lab; watch live animals in VIMS’ Visitors Center; and tour the Oyster Hatchery to learn about the breeding and feeding of oyster brood stock.

Find out more »

VIMS Public Tour – September 28, 2018

September 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). Learn about household pollutants, and see the equipment used to detect toxins; get an up-close view of live animals in VIMS' Visitors Center; and tour the Nunnally Ichthyology Collection (preserved fisheries collection) with over 300,000 specimens.

Find out more »
October 2018

VIMS Public Tour – October 12, 2018

October 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). See how scientists use CSI techniques to understand clam and oyster diseases in the Shellfish Pathology Lab; watch live animals in VIMS’ Visitors Center; and tour the Oyster Hatchery to learn about the breeding and feeding of oyster brood stock.

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