Conditional Shellfish Harvesting Area Status

Lynnhaven River Conditionally Condemned Area C1

Effective for Tuesday March 28, 2017, Conditionally Condemned 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 Conditionally Condemned Area C1

Effective for Tuesday March 28, 2017, Conditionally Condemned Area C1 in Nansemond River is OPEN to the harvest of oysters, clams and mussels.

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 Thursday September 1, 2016 through Friday March 31, 2017, Seasonally Condemned Conditional Area S1 in Gardner Creek, S2 in Jackson Creek and S3 in Bonum Creek are OPEN 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 Wednesday January 25, 2017 through Friday March 31, 2017, Seasonally Condemned Conditional Area S4 in Lower Machodoc Creek is OPEN 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 Wednesday March 22, 2017 through Friday March 31, 2017, Seasonally Condemned Conditional Areas S5 and S6 in Coan River are OPEN 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.

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.