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Trees and Me Student Art Contest

Trees and Me Virginia Beach Student Art Contest We are excited to showcase beautiful pieces of art created by students at this year’s Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 12th 11am-3pm. The Art Contest focuses on trees and their importance. We would love for you to participate! Click on the links below for more information and entry form. Please ensure

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LRN Annual Fall Festival

Lynnhaven River Now Annual Fall Festival Celebrate Trees! Saturday October 12, 11am-3pm Mount Trashmore Park Lynnhaven River Now is excited to host this year’s Annual Fall Festival at Mount Trashmore Park on Saturday October 12th, 11am-3pm. This FREE family-friendly event will include countless educational exhibits, workshops, live music and children’s activities. 70+ vendors will offer healthy, local and sustainable products and services. As

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17th Annual LRNow Oyster Roast!

Saturday, April 6th, 12-3 PM — Get your tickets here today! Wonderful new location at The View at Rudee Inlet! Same great event! Lynnhaven aquacultured oysters! Beach Bully barbecue and all the fixings! Beer, wine and other beverages! More Perfect Jones bluegrass band! All you can eat and drink. Buy your tickets today by calling our office, 757-962-5398, or email

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The Lynnhaven TRASHion Show

On Saturday, February 23 middle and high school students will take the stage for the sixth year at Center Court in Lynnhaven Mall showing off their “Garbage Glam” in a runway fashion show presented by Lynnhaven River Now and Lynnhaven Mall. The show was created as a way for local students to show off their fashion sense while demonstrating

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Job Opportunity at LRNow

LRNow is seeking a Director of Development.  This is an opportunity for the right person to join our team of committed professional staff members and dedicated Board of Directors to build our development capacity and help to continue our important work of restoring and protecting our Virginia Beach natural resources. Read More

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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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2018 Discover Virginia Beach Photography Contest Winners

(Featured Photo: Mark Winterstein) Congratulations to our 2018 Discover Virginia Beach Photography Contest winners! We feel so fortunate to live in or near such a unique city that is home to many diverse ecosystems.  From Back Bay to the North Landing River, Stumpy Lake, Atlantic Ocean, the Chesapeake Bay and the legendary Lynnhaven River, each photograph submitted truly captures all

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