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A New Chapter for Mary Reid Barrow and LRNow

For 40+ years Mary Reid Barrow, freelance writer for the Virginian Pilot, has continued to connect, educate and engage the community through her captivating columns about nature, healthy living, sustainability and the environment. Although she has recently retired from the Pilot, she plans to continue to share her passion and love for nature and the...

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2019 Candidates Forums

The elections this fall, November 4th, are very important.  We will be electing two members of our City Council and every Delegate and Senator who represents us in Richmond.  It is very important that you know where these candidates stand on issues that are important to you.  Because of the number of representatives we will be...

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Trees and Me Student Art Contest

Trees and Me Virginia Beach Student Art Contest We are excited to showcase beautiful pieces of art created by students at this year’s Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 12th 11am-3pm. The Art Contest focuses on trees and their importance. We would love for you to participate! Click on the links below for more information...

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LRN Annual Fall Festival

Lynnhaven River Now Annual Fall Festival Celebrate Trees! Saturday October 12, 11am-3pm Mount Trashmore Park Lynnhaven River Now is excited to host this year’s Annual Fall Festival at Mount Trashmore Park on Saturday October 12th, 11am-3pm. This FREE family-friendly event will include countless educational exhibits, workshops, live music and children’s activities. 70+ vendors will offer healthy, local...

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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...

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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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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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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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