The Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) develops and supports integrated and adaptive management of coastal zone resources. To fulfill this mission, the Center undertakes research, provides advisory service, and conducts outreach education.
Despite the efforts that have been invested in developing scientifically based technical guidance for permit decisions, the cumulative performance of Virginia’s Tidal Wetlands Program has fallen short of the no-net loss goal. Regulatory Fidelity to Guidance in Virginia's Tidal Wetlands Program documents the extent of regulatory fidelity within the Tidal Wetlands Program and the role of wetlands boards to ensure project consistency with environmental guidance.
Adaptive Planning for Flooding and Coastal Change in Virginia: Legal and Policy Issues for Local Government A forum for local governments and coastal stakeholders to discuss legaland policy issues related to coastal flooding.