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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 off the coast of Virginia

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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 turtles, seals and dolphins. Lynnhaven

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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 at Stumpy Lake Natural Area

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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 10, 2018 8:30 – 3:00

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Mayoral and City Council Elections Candidates Forums

October 10th and October 17th, 6:30-8:30 PM, New Zeiders American Dream Theater, Town Center We may have never had an election quite as important as this one in Virginia Beach. On November 6th, we will be electing a new mayor and seven City Council members. There are 24 candidates vying for these 8 seats on our 11 member City Council. Please mark your

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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 will be lead by a

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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 professional photographers.  Employees of Lynnhaven

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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 the family and enjoy eco

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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 Tidewater raises all of these

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