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BECAUSE OF YOU:

shell iconMore than 25000 students and teachers in our public and private schools this year were trained to be watershed stewards of the future. Seventy-eight Virginia Beach schools earned our Pearl School Award.  We also launched out preschool program, SPAT, and the Junior Master Naturalists program to rave reviews.

shell iconMore than 44 percent of the Lynnhaven meets the rigorous water quality standard for shellfish harvest and 90% meets the swimmable/fishable standard.  Fourteen years ago, no one thought this was possible.

shell icon15,000 citizens learned more about the river through our various education and outreach efforts – workshops, presentations, bicycle, kayak and walking tours, cleanups, and our Fall Festival.

shell iconAlmost 3,000 yards in Virginia Beach fly Pearl Home flags that recognize homeowners who are making thoughtful decisions about their impact on our environment.  They planted more than 200 native plants and trees this year.

shell iconWe did consultations for many property owners across Virginia Beach to help with shoreline management and drainage questions.

shell iconOur cleanup volunteers removed more than 6,000 pounds of trash from our Virginia Beach waterways this year.

shell iconWe worked with homeowners to build oyster castle reefs and living shorelines and collected more than 4,000 bushels of shells in our Save Oyster Shell program that will be used to build a 1.5 acre sanctuary reef in the Eastern Branch in just a few months.

shell iconOur Pearl Faith communities reduced stormwater runoff from their property, recycled more, planted more trees and native plants, bough greener products and reduced energy use.

terrapin iconOur staff and volunteers took 96 water quality samples this past year and we collected spat data from 25 locations in the Lynnhaven

TAKING CARE OF OUR ENVIRONMENT IS A TEAM EFFORT.

PLEASE CONTINUE TO HELP US MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN 2017

YOU CAN HELP THREE WAYS.

  • Click the DONATE button below to contribute by debit or credit card.  All transactions are secure.
  • Contact our office (757-962-5398 or Dana@LRNow.org) to set up a monthly automatic contribution to LRNow.
  • Contact Karen Forget (757-962-5398 or Karen@LRNow.org ) to make a stock contribution.
DONATE TODAY!

All contributions are tax deductible and 

more than 90% of our funds go directly into the programs that are making a difference in your community.

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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