Author Archive for: Emily

Welcome Summer Interns

We are thrilled to welcome our 2017 Summer Interns to Lynnhaven River NOW! This summer Megan, Theresa, Clare, Jessie and Lizzie will be assisting staff with LRN’s education and outreach programs, GIS, 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

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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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16th Annual Oyster Roast

Lynnhaven River NOW’s 16th Annual Oyster Roast Saturday, April 21st 12pm-3pm Please join us for the 16th Annual Oyster Roast fundraising event on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 12-3pm at the home of Eleanor and Bob Stanton (4141 First Court Road Virginia Beach, Virginia). Enjoy Lynnhaven River Aquacultured oysters, barbeque and beverages Festivities include an oyster shucking contest, live music, live art demonstration,

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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 Waterway Cleanups  Join volunteers and help clean up Virginia Beach Waterways. Cleanups are held on the second Saturday of every month (Unless we are partnering with another cleanup effort) and are mostly kid-friendly. Results of Lynnhaven River Now’s cleanup efforts are available here. For additional information visit Waterway Cleanups     April 13  at Old Moose Lodge, water-based

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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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VB Oyster Heritage Fund

May 3, 2016 Thank you for the opportunity to provide some clarification regarding the questions raised in the Inter-Office Memorandum and the May 3rd Virginia Pilot article about the Oyster Heritage Fund. As Mr. Remias’s memorandum states, the fund has collected $644,000 dollars since its creation in 2002.  Contrary to the information in the memorandum, less than half of those

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