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Upcoming LRNow Events

 Mark your calendars!   Landscape for Life CLASS IS FULL  Five Tuesdays Starting March 21st For more information or to register contact Trista@LRNow.org ____________________________________________________ Wilderness First Aid Certification Course  March 25th & 26th Brock Environmental Center If you are not able to make it to the January certification course you are in luck! This certification course...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Oyster Leases and Oyster Farming in the Lynnhaven

As many of you know, issues of concern have been raised by some homeowners regarding oyster leases and oyster aquaculture in the Lynnhaven, especially in Linkhorn Bay.  After this year’s General Assembly session, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission established a workgroup to address the homeowner concerns and to make recommendations for ways to resolve the...

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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...

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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,...

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LRN 14th Annual Oyster Roast

Click on this link to order your tickets today! https://squareup.com/market/lynnhaven-river-now Join us for our 14th Annual Oyster Roast on Saturday, April 16th, 2016, 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...

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Good News for Clean Water and Clean Beaches

Lynnhaven River NOW is very pleased that Virginia has been removed from the nation's Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program managed by the Bureau of Energy Management.  We appreciate that this threat to the progress we have made restoring and protecting our waterways and beaches has been removed. Thank you to everyone...

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Learn How to Landscape for Life!

Tuesdays 6-8pm, 3/21/16-4/18/16 Every home landscape has the potential to help clean air and water, reduce flooding, cool your town or city, and combat climate change. Landscape For Life shows you how to work with nature, no matter where you live, whether you garden on a city or suburban lot, a 20-acre farm, or the...

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2016 River Cleanups

  We are excited to kick-off another year of River Cleanups! Participating in a River Cleanup will give you the opportunity to meet other wonderful volunteers in the community while helping clean up the Lynnhaven Watershed. Each bag collected is weighed and recorded; Last year, volunteers picked up over 4,800lbs of trash! Wow! Click on...

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The Lynnhaven Trashion Show

Mark your calender's for Saturday February 27th! 11am High School 3pm Middle School Join us and enjoy watching how we turn our Junk to Funk with an entertaining environmental twist on the Trashion Fashion runway. Lynnhaven Mall, in partnership with Lynnhaven River NOW will host the “Lynnhaven TRASHion Show: Junk to Funk,” on Saturday February 27,...

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Winter Wildlife Festival

Winter Wildlife Festival 2016 January 29th-31st The Winter Wildlife Festival is just around the corner! This is your chance to witness winter wildlife all around Virginia Beach. The opportunities are varied to appeal to all interests and activity levels and include: Birding trips on the Chesapeake Bay, Pleasure House Point, Lake Lawson/Lake Smith, Back Bay/False...

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Legendary Lynnhaven Shoreline Award

Beautiful Buffer? Lovely Living Shoreline? Ravishing Rain Garden? Your shoreline might be the stuff of legends! For the 2nd year, we will be accepting submissions for our Legendary Lynnhaven Shoreline Award. Deadline for submission is Friday, Dec 23rd. Categories- Residential, Commercial/ Public property Winners will receive recognition during a ceremony at our Donor/ Cocktail party in February,...

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Home for the Holidays

This year we will host a Holiday Market at the Brock Environmental Center on Sunday, December 13th from 1pm-6pm and Monday December 14th from 12pm-6pm. Every year around this time we contemplate what gifts to give to our families and friends for the holiday season. What is unique and creative? Where should we go to...

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Save those Oyster Shells for Restoration!

Having an Oyster Roast or Clam Bake? Save those Shells! Save Oyster Shells (S.O.S.) for the Lynnhaven. If your organization (or you personally) have an oyster roast coming up, give us a call! We will pick up the oyster shell following your roast, and they will be cured and later used on a sanctuary oyster reef! Call...

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International Coastal Cleanup

On October 10th, 2015 Lynnhaven River Now is participating in the world’s largest volunteer effort to clean up our marine environment. Millions of people around the globe will be cleaning waterways and shorelines of debris and litter, protecting wild animals and their habitats, in addition to improving our own health and water quality. “The International...

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Candidates Forum, Wednesday, October 14

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14TH, 6:00-8:30 PM Be an informed voter this fall.  On November 3, we will be electing our Virginia Beach representatives in Richmond.  Find out where the candidates stand on the issues that are important to you.  All Delegate and Senatorial candidates representing Virginia Beach in Richmond are expected to participate. Wednesday, October 14th,...

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EVENTS CALENDAR

March 2017

MOCA River Cleanup

March 11, 2017
09:00 AM

Join us for a river cleanup at MOCA!

9am-noon

e-mail Dana@lrnow.org or call 757-962-5398 to sign up!

Landscape for Life

March 21, 2017
06:00 PM

CLASS IS FULL 

Wilderness First Aid Course

March 25, 2017
All Day

Landscape for Life

March 28, 2017
06:00 PM

CLASS IS FULL