- Post informational/educational signage at all access sites, where appropriate.
- Develop a map to identify public property and streets/bridges in the Lynnhaven Watershed.
- Develop a responsible and safe plan to grow strong youth participation in river cleanups.
- Figure out a way to make getting muddy and regularly taking part in river cleanups "cool" – starting with the youth today, and the way of life for future generations.
- Determine a way for our committee to stay informed and engaged with all the ongoing good work of the other organizational committees and working groups.
- Determine a way to inform and encourage Lynnhaven River Now members and volunteers on all the committees and working groups, to come have some fun, get muddy and give us a hand at the river cleanups!
- Further develop and make public our committee's long range plan in developing and maintaining public river access sites.
- Build a fleet of boats to use for leaders and volunteers to help with the river cleanups, to include kayaks, canoes, one or two flat-bottomed motor boats, trailers and an accessible storage area.
- Build a Stewardship and Access Committee internet presence that informs and celebrates, and also continually helps with our work.
- Develop a plan with specific short term goals to begin to foster "adopt-a-spots" in the Lynnhaven River watershed.
- Develop a long range plan of having the entire Lynnhaven River watershed adopted - in pieces and parts - until one day, we have it all covered.
We usually meet monthly at 8:30am on the fourth Friday of the month at the Colonial Education Center at the Lynnhaven House. Meeting schedule is adjusted in November and committee does not meet in December.
1608 Pleasure House Road, Suite 108
Virginia Beach, VA 23455