Take a virtual tour of our island

In September 2016, Encyclopedia Virginia "borrowed some fancy equipment from Google and photographed Tangier Island for Street View." Below is the link. ENJOY, then, come on over and see for yourself!

https://www.google.com/streetview/#tangier-island

And if you're up for some high-flying, the Army Corps of Engineers came over and took their drone for a spin. You can view their video here:

https://www.dvidshub.net/video/474674/tangier-aerial

and here:

https://www.dvidshub.net/video/474699/town-tangier-aerial-broll

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recommends new general permit for Living Shorelines

On June 1, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recommended a new general permit for natural shoreline defenses—Proposed Nationwide Permit B. Living Shorelines—which use natural materials such as plants, sand, and rocks to reduce erosion. Read more here: http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/analysis/2016/06/01/army-corps-of-engineers-releases-living-shoreline-permit