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LRNow Annual Events

 

Lynnhaven River NOW hosts three large events annually.
  • The Watersheds Forum is a joint watershed education effort with Back Bay Restoration Foundation, typically held in early spring.
  • The Oyster Roast is a celebration of our successes and our largest fundraising event, typically held in April.
  • The Fall Fest is a day for family fun and learning, typically held in October.

Join us for our annual events this year, and you’ll be sure to keep coming back!

Oyster

Bird Walk at Pleasure House Point

Pine WarblerEgret in FlightThis year’s first monthly bird walk will be held Sunday, May 3rd, at Pleasure House Point, 7:30am! Sign up with Dana@lrnow.org or call (757)962-5398. $5/person.

River Cleanup

Kids Clean UpOur next monthly river cleanup will be held on Saturday, May 9th, 9am-12pm, at Beach Garden Park! Sign up by emailing dana@lrnow.org or calling (757)962-5398.

“Taste Tidewater” Oysters!

Register now for 5/31 and 8/23! Taste Tidewater Tours and Pleasure House Oysters are teaming up for a culinary tour sure to blow you away (and support LRNow)! Sign up through Taste Tidewater Tours for their final 2 Oyster and Craft Brew Tours.

Fall Festival – Save the Date!

This year’s Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, October 17th, from 12-5pm! See you there for lots of family fun and educational activities!

Our Goal is Simple
A Clean and Healthy Lynnhaven River.
The Lynnhaven River includes the Eastern Branch, Western Branch, Long Creek, Broad Bay, Crystal Lake, Linkhorn Bay and all of the tributaries, which are all located within the city of Virginia Beach. Lynnhaven River NOW is a grassroots environmental organization dedicated to restoring and protecting all of the branches of the Lynnhaven River.
Our three primary objectives are to:
  1. Identify and reduce sources of contamination in the River.
  2. To educate and engage the community and partner organizations in this effort.
  3. To restore lost habitats such as oyster reefs, salt marshes and other buffers.

Thank you for visiting our website! Please explore further to find out how you can get involved and help to RESTORE THE LEGEND.

TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

EVENTS CALENDAR

June 2019

Bird Walk at Pleasure House Point

June 1, 2019
07:30 AM - 09:30 AM

**Canceled due to impending weather**Join us on Saturday, June 1 at 7:30-9:30am at Pleasure House Point, one of the major stopovers of migratory birds on the Atlantic Flyway, to take a walk through the property in search of birds. What better way to go bird watching than with an avid Audubon birder at this ideal location! Free of charge. Email office@lrnow.org or call 757-962-5398 to register

Discover VB: Osprey Survey with Reese Lukei and Robert Brown

June 5, 2019
09:00 AM



Discover Virginia Beach Osprey Survey with Reese Lukei and Robert Brown 9 a.m.

Wednesday, June 5
Narrows Parking lot at the end of 64th Street
First Landing State Park 
$7 admission per car
To register e-mail Terri Gorman, Terri@lrnow.org, or call  (757) 962-5398****only 10 spots available

You don’t need a boat to see these ospreys!  Bring your binoculars and take a walk along 64th Street from the Narrows at First Landing State Park and help survey the osprey population there.  Every year in June raptor expert Reese Lukei and Lynnhaven River Now member Robert Brown, who keeps almost daily tabs on the dozen or so nests in that vicinity, tally the active nests and their young.  This is a unique opportunity to learn about and see the many ospreys that nest the natural way in trees and snags, instead of out on the water on man-made platforms and navigational structures.   Lukei estimates that 10 percent of the osprey population on the Lynnhaven River nest in this area of the park.



Don't forget to wear comfortable shoes and insect repellent!

Upcoming LRNow Events

   Mark your calendars!   Monthly Waterway Cleanups  Join volunteers and help clean up Virginia Beach Waterways. Cleanups are usually held on the second Saturday of every month but may be changed to accommodate other opportunities. Most are family-friendly but some may be restricted to water-based activities and require a kayak to participate. Click on the...

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