Author Archive for: Emily

Thank you Virginia Beach City Council

Thank you Virginia Beach City Council for the resolution on offshore drilling and seismic testing. We are very pleased that the Virginia Beach City Council has taken a stand on this important issue.  We hope that this will encourage others, including Governor McAuliffe, to examine their positions on offshore drilling and seismic testing. It is not worth the risk to our

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Welcome Summer Interns

We are thrilled to welcome our 2017 Summer Interns to Lynnhaven River NOW! This summer Megan, Theresa and Lizzie will be assisting staff with LRN’s education and outreach programs, oyster restoration projects and development and communications. My name is Megan Considine.  I am a junior at the University of South Carolina pursuing a Marine Science Degree.  I will be assisting

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LRN Art of Saving the River THANK YOU

Thank you to everyone, especially our planning committee, our friends in the ViBe and the participating artists, for a successful Art Festival last weekend.  Despite the rain on Friday and Saturday morning, we had a great time with our many guests at the reception Friday evening and throughout the weekend.   We hope you had a good time too. I

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LRN Art of Saving the River Festival

In collaboration with the Virginia Arts Fringe Festival and the ViBe Creative District, Lynnhaven River NOW will be celebrating Mega Arts Weekend in Virginia Beach’s Vibe Creative District May 12-14th, Mother’s Day weekend. The Lynnhaven River Now Art of Saving the River Festival will feature 40 participating artists who have created beautiful nature-inspired artwork. LRN is hosting the Art

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15th Annual Oyster Roast

Saturday, April 22nd 12pm-3pm Please join us for the 15th Annual Oyster Roast fundraising event on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 12-3pm at the home of Eleanor and Bob Stanton (4141 First Court Road Virginia Beach, Virginia. Lynnhaven River Aquacultured oysters, barbeque and beverages Festivities include an oyster shucking contest, silent auction and raffle prizes More Perfect Jones Bluegrass Band Raffle-

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Call to Artists

The Art of Saving the River Art Festival In celebration of 15 years of restoring and protecting our Virginia Beach waterways, Lynnhaven River NOW seeks nature-inspired artists for the Art of Saving the River Art Festival, May 12-14, 2017 in the ViBe District on 18th Street in Virginia Beach.  We are excited to partner with the ViBe Creative District and

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Upcoming LRNow Events

 Mark your calendars!   Monthly River Cleanups  Join volunteers and help clean up the Lynnhaven River watershed. Cleanups are kid-friendly! Take a look at the map to see how much trash volunteers have collected at past cleanups. Sat Jul 8, 2017 9:00am – 12:00pm 64th Street at First Landing State Park Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:00am – 12:00pm Bonney Rd Virginia

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Native Plant Guide for Southeast Virginia

Native Plant guides for Southeast Virginia including Hampton Roads Region are available for pickup! Stop by our office at the Brock Environmental Center, M-F, 9am-5pm to pick up your copy of the gorgeous new Hampton Roads Native Plant guide! Don’t forget to check out our native plant of the month list for 2017 ! Each month we feature a native plant.

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Director of Development Employment Opportunity

Director of Development Employment Opportunity Lynnhaven River NOW (LRNow) is an award winning river restoration project with over 8,000 members who help to restore and protect our beautiful Virginia Beach waterways. LRNow is seeking a Director of Development to spearhead development efforts as LRNow continues to grow its base of private support. A new position in the organization, the Director

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Save the Diamondback Terrapin!

Diamondback terrapin rescued from Chesapeake Bay surf in Virginia Beach By Mary Reid Barrow  “The tiny diamondback terrapin scrambled across the sand, hit the chilly water, thought better of it and went to hide out for a while in some marsh grasses at Pleasure House Point. The baby turtle, not much bigger than a 50-cent piece, was rescued from the

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