Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Educational series; no. 27
Crab Creek County is a hypothetical small Virginia county on. the Chesapeake Bay. This· simulation explores the coastal management issues involved in developing a point of land in Crab Creek County fronting on the Chesapeake Bay to the North, and Crab Creek to the South. The game is based on key Virginia and federal laws and agencies affecting coastal resources, and provides insights into the human and technical interactions involved in the "permitting" processes. Players fill fifteen roles representative of private interests as well as local, state, and federal activities. more...
Note: This material may not meet current educational standards and is presented as part of the Institute's historical publications.
Coastal ecology -- Study and teaching -- Virginia; Estuarine ecology -- Study and teaching -- Virginia; Brackish water ecology; Coastal biology; Ecology
Lawrence, F. L. (1980) Developing Crab Creek : fifteen points of view on economy and ecology in an estuary : a simulation for advanced students exploring coastal resource management decisions in Virginia. Educational series; no. 27. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary. https://doi.org/10.21220/V5K45X