Lynnhaven River Now
Brock Environment Center
3663 Marlin Bay Drive
Virginia Beach, VA, 23455
Administrative and Pearl School Offices:
1608 Pleasure House Road
Suites 108 and 109
Virginia Beach, Va 23455
Bird WalkSeptember 1, 2018
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM Bird Walk
September 1, 7:30-9am
Enjoy the early morning beauty of Pleasure House Point when the birds are the most active.
We will meet on Marlin Bay Drive at 7:30 AM and enjoy a pleasant ninety-minute walk with a birding expert from the Audubon Society. These programs are free but we prefer that you preregister with Office@lrnow.org or call our office at 757-962-5398.
Waterway CleanupSeptember 8, 2018
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
September 8th, 9 am - noon - International Coastal Cleanup at Thalia Creek Kayak Launch - This cleanup is a water-based cleanup only. Participants should plan to bring their own kayak and paddling gear. PFDs are required. Some kayaks may be available for use with advance registration. Advanced registration is recommended for final event details. Contact email@example.com to register or for more information.
To register to participate in a waterway cleanup please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (757) 962-5398
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Stewardship & Access Committee MeetingSeptember 19, 2018
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Committees
This committee meets at 6 pm on the third Wednesday of each month. Meetings are held at Hot Tuna at 2817 Shore Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23451. November and December meeting schedules may be adjusted to accommodate winter holidays. Check Facebook or website calendar for changes.
Vermiculture Composting WorkshopSeptember 21, 2018
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Friday, September 21, 6:30-8:00 PM
Learn about the benefits of vermiculture composting and build your own attractive 2 foot by 4 foot wooden composter. All materials, even your own red wiggler worms, are included.
We will provide tools and instructions for building your own composter during the workshop.
This is a great opportunity. Spaces are limited so sign up today. This workshop is being offered free. It is a $75 value.
To register, call Terri at 757-962-5398 or email Office@LRNow.org. Registration closes on September 14th or when the class is full.
Conversations about Climate ChangeSeptember 26, 2018
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM Events
Two Interesting Speakers
Climate Change and the resulting sea level rise is the most important issue facing our region today. We will pick up our Conversations About Climate Change series with a presentation from Ted Henefin, HRSD General Manager, explaining how the HRSD SWIFT program is putting waste water back into the ground to help with land subsidence. And Elizabeth Andrews, Director, W&M Law School Coastal Policy Center, to help us understand sea level rise from a policy and legal perspective. What tools will our cities need to tackle the challenges ahead?
Please RSVP at Office@LRNow.org for this important and very informative program.
Discover Virginia Beach Nature HikeSeptember 29, 2018
08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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 staff member/tree enthusiast who will identify trees along the trail. You may even find a notable tree that you can nominate here! Following the nature hike, there will be a guided tour of the Whitehurst-Buffington House. “Designated as one of the 50 most historically significant structures in Virginia Beach, the Whitehurst-Buffington House, built in 1793, is truly a house over time”.
This month’s hike will be the 2nd Discover Virginia Beach Series event. Discover Virginia Beach is designed for people to explore Virginia Beach’s natural and historical areas. Mark your calendars –Saturday, October 27th–Guided bike tour through False Cape. We hope you can join us!
To register please e-mail Terri Gorman Terri@lrnow.org or call our office (757) 962-5398