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17th Annual LRNow Oyster Roast!

Saturday, April 6th, 12-3 PM -- Get your tickets here today! Wonderful new location at The View at Rudee Inlet! Same great event! Lynnhaven aquacultured oysters! Beach Bully barbecue and all the fixings! Beer, wine and other beverages! More Perfect Jones bluegrass band! All you can eat and drink. Buy your tickets today by calling...

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Assault on Clean Water

Comment Period Opens --- It took years of work and negotiation to reach the Waters of the US Rule that defined the waterways that are protected by the Clean Water Act. Now, the current Federal Administration wants to throw it out. Much is at stake if these changes go through. The federal comment period is...

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The Lynnhaven TRASHion Show

On Saturday, February 23 middle and high school students will take the stage for the sixth year at Center Court in Lynnhaven Mall showing off their “Garbage Glam” in a runway fashion show presented by Lynnhaven River Now and Lynnhaven Mall. The show was created as a way for local students to show off their...

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Job Opportunity at LRNow

LRNow is seeking a Director of Development.  This is an opportunity for the right person to join our team of committed professional staff members and dedicated Board of Directors to build our development capacity and help to continue our important work of restoring and protecting our Virginia Beach natural resources. Read More

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Attorney General Herring Moves to Block Seismic Testing & Offshore Drilling in the Atlantic

https://www.oag.state.va.us/media-center/news-releases/1351-december-20-2018-herring-moves-to-block-seismic-testing-and-offshore-drilling-in-the-atlantic-ocean ~ Herring and colleagues claim that federal authorization of seismic testing, a precursor to offshore drilling, violates environmental laws ~ RICHMOND (December 20, 2018) – Attorney General Mark R. Herring and a coalition of state attorneys general are moving to intervene in a lawsuit to stop proposed seismic testing that opens the door to oil drilling...

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Seismic Air Testing in the Atlantic

Today the Trump Administration issued permits to five private companies to conduct seismic air gun blasting in the Atlantic to search for potential oil and gas deposits. Seismic air guns are the loudest manmade sounds in the ocean and travel up to 2,500 miles. The effect of seismic blasting is absolutely detrimental to whales, sea...

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2018 Discover Virginia Beach Photography Contest Winners

(Featured Photo: Mark Winterstein) Congratulations to our 2018 Discover Virginia Beach Photography Contest winners! We feel so fortunate to live in or near such a unique city that is home to many diverse ecosystems.  From Back Bay to the North Landing River, Stumpy Lake, Atlantic Ocean, the Chesapeake Bay and the legendary Lynnhaven River, each...

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General Assembly Preview Watch Party

In preparation for Virginia’s upcoming General Assembly session, Lynnhaven River NOW is partnering with Virginia Conservation Network to host a preview of what’s in store for our natural landscapes and resources in 2019. We invite you to join us at Virginia Wesleyan University in the Greer Environmental Sciences Center on the morning of Saturday, December 1st to...

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Discover VB: Back Bay/False Cape Bike Tour

Due to our unpredictable weather tomorrow morning we have decided to cancel our Bike Trip. We will offer the ride again in the Spring when the parks reopen.  Please join us next month for another Discover Virginia Beach event on November 10th. Our own Master Naturalist, Jody Ullman will guide us through the 1.65 mi soft trails...

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Pearl Faith Workshop: Sacred Earth-Sacred Work

Sacred Earth – Sacred Work How are you called to care for God’s creation? for clergy and/or lay leaders featuring Robin van Tine, Ph.D. Professor of Biology, Human Ecology, Environmental Studies Join us to explore a cultural transition towards an Eco-centric worldview which promotes environmental sustainability with social and environmental justice for all. Saturday, November...

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Discover Virginia Beach September Nature Hike

This September we will be exploring the southern part of our beautiful city! Join us on Saturday, September 29th 8:30am-10.30am for a nature hike on West Neck Creek Trail (2249 North Landing Road). West Neck Creek Natural Area is a wooded 217-acre site located across from the Municipal Center along North Landing Road. This 2 mile hike...

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Discover Virginia Beach 2018 Photography Contest

Discover Virginia Beach 2018 Photography Contest Do you have a passion for digital photography? Virginia Beach Waterways are known for their beauty and the bounty of its wildlife. Enter the Discover Virginia Beach Photography Contest and share your beautiful photos with the world! Eligibility: Anyone can enter! The contest is open to both amateur and...

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2018 Annual Fall Festival

    We are so excited to host our 2018 Annual Fall Festival at Williams Farm Park! We hope you can join us on Saturday, October 6 from 11am-3pm. Williams Farm Park is a beautiful 36-acre community park located off Newtown Road between Diamond Springs and Newtown Elementary Schools (5269 Learning Circle Virginia Beach, VA). Bring...

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Tidewater Film & Discussion

Tidewater Film & Discussion Thursday, June 14th 6:30pm at the Brock Environmental Center Third in our Conversations about Climate Change Series "What's our plan? And how do we become a part of the solution? "We have the knowledge and the technology. How can we export good ideas to the rest of the world?" The film...

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Wasted! The Story of Food Waste Screening

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste Screening Wednesday, May 16th 6:30pm Brock Environmental Center Free Admission RSVP to Dana@lrnow.org  WASTED! THE STORY OF FOOD WASTE aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food. Through the the eyes of chef-heroes like Bourdain, Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Massimo Bottura, and Danny Bowien, audiences will...

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Native Plants for Sale

Second Quarter Native Plants 2018 Orders accepted May 1 – May 30th & available for pick up the second week of July        To order yours today click here or contact Dana@LRNow.org  Quantities are limited! Polygonatum biflorum Solomon’s Seal 1 gallon - $14.00 Asclepias incarnata Swamp Milkweed 1 gallon - $12.00 Clematis virginiana Virgin’s Bower 1...

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July 2019

Bird Walk at Pleasure House Point

July 6, 2019
07:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Join us on Saturday, July 6 7:30-9:30am at Pleasure House Point, one of the major stopovers of migratory birds on the Atlantic Flyway, to take a walk through the property in search of birds. What better way to go bird watching than with an avid Audubon birder at this ideal location. Free of charge. Email office@lrnow.org or call 757-962-5398 to register

Teacher Workshop: Discovering Our Southern Watersheds

July 22, 2019
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Science Preschool Adventure Time (S.P.A.T)

July 29, 2019
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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