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Virginia crab management committee recommends fall, spring catch limit increase

by Charlie Paullin, Virginia Mercury A state committee on crab management is recommending increases to crab catch limits this fall and next spring but keeping in place the summer reductions instituted last year after surveys found the population had plummeted. The newest proposals follow the results of the 2023 Bay-wide Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey,...

Discover Virginia’s 7 Most Stunning Bridges and Their Unique Histories

Visit these seven picturesque bridges in Virginia—each with its own history and charm—and discover the diverse beauty and engineering ingenuity of the commonwealth's overpasses.

States With The Biggest Native American Populations
States With The Biggest Native American Populations

More than 5 million Native Americans live in the United States as members of 574 federally recognized and 63 state-recognized tribes. That number is projected to rise to 10 million by 2060. Stacker ranked the states with the largest Native American populations using data from the Census Bureau’s 2021 American Community Survey.

Savor the Flavor of Virginia’s Waters at These 6 Oyster Trail Restaurants

Coastal Virginia is known for its oysters—and if you want to try some, consider dining at one of these six restaurants on the Virginia Oyster Trail.

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5 of the Best Public Colleges in Virginia

For the next phase in your or your kid's education, you may want to consider staying home in Virginia: We've got some of the best colleges and universities in the nation.

What Spring Looks Like in Every State
What Spring Looks Like in Every State

Slowly but surely, many Americans are shedding their coats and heading outdoors to embrace the welcomed change of seasons as spring unfolds around the country. Using historical weather data and various event listings, Stacker gathered 50 different looks at spring around the country.