Conditional Shellfish Harvesting Area Status

Lynnhaven River Conditional Area C1

Effective for Friday June 23, 2017, Conditional Area C1 in Lynnhaven River is OPEN to the harvest of oysters, clams and mussels.

Click here to view the closure document (report and map) for Lynnhaven River.

Nansemond River Conditional Area C1

Effective for Wednesday June 21, 2017 through Friday June 30, 2017, Conditional Area C1 in Nansemond River is CLOSED to the harvest of oysters, clams and mussels.

Conditional Area C1 is currently set to reopen on Saturday July 1, 2017.

Click here to view the closure document (report and map) for Nansemond River.

 

Gardner, Jackson and Bonum Creeks Seasonally Condemned Conditional Areas S1, S2 and S3

Effective for Saturday April 1, 2017 through Thursday August 31, 2017, Seasonally Condemned Conditional Area S1 in Gardner Creek, S2 in Jackson Creek and S3 in Bonum Creek are CLOSED to the harvest of oysters, clams and mussels unless otherwise classified as condemned by a separate order.

Click here to view the closure document (report and map) for Gardner, Jackson and Bonum Creeks.

 

Lower Machodoc Creek Seasonally Condemned Conditional Area S4

Effective for Saturday April 1, 2017 through Tuesday October 31, 2017, Seasonally Condemned Conditional Area S4 in Lower Machodoc Creek is CLOSED to the harvest of oysters, clams and mussels unless otherwise classified as condemned by a separate order.

Click here to view the closure document (report and map) for Lower Machodoc Creek.

 

Coan River Seasonally Condemned Conditional Areas S5 and S6

Effective for Saturday April 1, 2017 through Tuesday October 31, 2017, Seasonally Condemned Conditional Areas S5 and S6 in Coan River are CLOSED to the harvest of oysters, clams and mussels unless otherwise classified as condemned by a separate order.

Click here to view the closure document (report and map) for Coan River.

 

Upper Machodoc Creek Seasonally Condemned Conditional Area S7

Effective for Wednesday May 24, 2017 through Tuesday October 31, 2017, Seasonally Condemned Conditional Area S7 in Upper Machodoc Creek is CLOSED to the harvest of oysters, clams and mussels unless otherwise classified as condemned by a separate order.

Click here to view the closure document (report and map) for Upper Machodoc Creek.

 

Rosier Creek Seasonally Condemned Conditional Area S8

Effective for Wednesday May 24, 2017 through Tuesday October 31, 2017, Seasonally Condemned Conditional Area S8 in Rosier Creek is CLOSED to the harvest of oysters, clams and mussels unless otherwise classified as condemned by a separate order.

Click here to view the closure document (report and map) for Rosier Creek.

 

Monroe Bay and Mattox Creek Seasonally Condemned Conditional Areas S9 and S10

Effective for Thursday May 25, 2017 through Tuesday October 31, 2017, Seasonally Condemned Conditional Areas S9 in Monroe Bay and S10 in Mattox Creek are CLOSED to the harvest of oysters, clams and mussels unless otherwise classified as condemned by a separate order.

Click here to view the closure document (report and map) for Monroe Bay and Mattox Creek.

 

Little Wicomico River Seasonally Condemned Conditional Areas S11, S12 and S13

Effective for Tuesday June 27, 2017 through Tuesday October 31, 2017, Seasonally Condemned Conditional Areas S11 in Little Wicomico River,  and S11 and S12 in Bridge Creek are CLOSED to the harvest of oysters, clams and mussels unless otherwise classified as condemned by a separate order.

Click here to view the closure document (report and map) for the Little Wicomico River and its tributaries.

 

For more information see the Division of Shellfish Sanitation’s web page at www.vdh.virginia.gov/shellfish, or contact the Division at 804-864-7480 during normal business hours.