Much of the marine debris research and education work that is done by us is funded by grants and sponsorships. See below for reports and publications about this work.

Balloon Litter on Virginia’s Remote Beaches
Results of Monitoring 2013-2017
August, 2018
Christina Trapani, Kathryn O’Hara, Katie Register

Keep It Beachy Clean: A Unique Litter Prevention Program For Beach Visitors
2017 Progress Report
December, 2017
Katie Register, Christina Trapani

Cigarette Litter Prevention Program, Virginia Beach Oceanfront, 2017
A Program for Reducing Cigarette Litter in a Beach Resort Area
September, 2017
Christina Trapani

Reaching Beach Visitors: A Unique Cigarette Litter Prevention Program
Lessons Learned and Recommendations for Resort Areas
May, 2017
Katie Register, Christina Trapani

Monitoring Marine Debris in Virginia’s Coastal Zone Project Report,
November 1, 2016
Katie Register, Christina Trapani, Mark Swingle

Trash Talking Turtles, K. O’Hara and C. Trapani, Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, 2012