Rice Rivers News and Events

News and events

Inger Rice, A.M., in front of the sign to the Inger Rice Lodge

Rice receives AFP Lifetime Achievement Award

Monday, December 3, 2018

Inger Rice, A.M., one of VCU’s most charitable donors and namesake of the Rice Rivers Center, was honored with the Lifetime Achievement in Philanthropy Award November 16.

Dr. Matt Balazik in the water holding an Atlantic sturgeon

NPR Podcast "The Environment in Focus" highlights Rice Rivers Center sturgeon program

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

NPR Podcast "The Environment in Focus" highlights Rice Rivers Center sturgeon program

Children in canoe on the river

Summer 2019 youth program sneak peak

Monday, November 19, 2018

Join the Outdoor Adventure Program at the VCU Rice Rivers Center next summer

Baby sturgeon swimming in a container

Baby sturgeon discovered in James River highlight Rice Rivers Center research

Friday, November 16, 2018

Dr. Matt Balazik’s discovered of 148 baby sturgeons in the James River.

Picture of VCU student with tattoo of bird on left shoulder

Bodies of Work

Friday, November 9, 2018

Students and faculty are part of VCU Exposure article, "Body of work"

Dr. Matt Balazik holds baby sturgeon found off the Rice Rivers Center pier

Discovery of baby sturgeon in the James River marks potential milestone for restoration efforts

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Sturgeon born in mid-September found during an Oct. 31 trawling survey by Rice Rivers Center researchers.

Welcome table, with people around it signing up to get in the 2018 Shell-Raiser's Shindig

2018 Shell-Raiser's Shindig benefits VOSRP

Friday, November 2, 2018

A beautiful fall day framed the 2018 Shell-Raiser’s Shindig, which took place October 21 at Libbie Mill-Midtown.

Todd Janeski speaking with Jessica Noll on the set of Virginia This Morning

VOSRP director Todd Janeski on Virginia this Morning

Monday, October 8, 2018

Celebrate Virginia Oysters at the Shell Raiser’s Shindig

 Laura Duval, Sydney Bliss, and Lucas Berrigan process captured sparrow

CCB collaborates on study of winter ecology of ipswich sparrows

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Ipswich sparrows spend their lives on the wild edge where the Atlantic Ocean meets land.

Eagle nest on the Patuxent Naval Air Station where great blue heron tarsus was recovered

A heron’s tale

Thursday, October 4, 2018

On May 1, 2018 while banding on the Patuxent Naval Air Station in Maryland, a great blue heron tarsal bone was found in one of the eagle nests.

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