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Research that informs change

The VCU Rice Rivers Center is a leading authority on river research focused on expanding environmental knowledge and preserving the health of our natural resources.

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Research that informs change [View Image]

Research that informs change

The VCU Rice Rivers Center is a leading authority on river research focused on expanding environmental knowledge and preserving the health of our natural resources.

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Research that informs change [View Image]

Research that informs change

The VCU Rice Rivers Center is a leading authority on river research focused on expanding environmental knowledge and preserving the health of our natural resources.

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See how the history and habitat of the James River inspires our work

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Meet the faculty and collaborators behind our environmental programs

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Explore the many ways river ecologies impact our lives

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“We look like no place else. We act like no place else. And we achieve like no place else. That is thanks to our people, who are like no other. People like Paul Bukaveckas, at the VCU Rice Rivers Center, who is working on three continents to give people the clean water they need.”

- VCU President Michael Rao, Ph.D.
2015 State of the University Address
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The center is an ideal location for experts and students to learn. Our discoveries help solve resource management issues at home and abroad. We focus on freshwater research because it exemplifies the critical link between environmental and public health. New facilities are coming, which will grow our research and our reach. Join us in our quest to build a sustainable future.Join our quest

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With new federal grant, VCU’s Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program expands its reach
The grant from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration will increase the impact of the oyster restoration program.Click here for other news stories

Over the years, the Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program has planted 30 million oysters, helping to filter billions of gallons of water. (File photo) [View Image]

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Due to COVID-19, for the safety of our faculty, students and staff, we will be suspending Open House tours of VCU Rice Rivers Center. The center is currently closed to the public. We look forward to welcoming back the community to our monthly Open Houses as soon as possible.

 

 

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