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Save the Diamondback Terrapin!

Diamondback terrapin rescued from Chesapeake Bay surf in Virginia Beach By Mary Reid Barrow  “The tiny diamondback terrapin scrambled across the sand, hit the chilly water, thought better of it and went to hide out for a while in some marsh grasses at Pleasure House Point. The baby turtle, not much bigger than a 50-cent piece, was rescued from the

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VB Oyster Heritage Fund

May 3, 2016 Thank you for the opportunity to provide some clarification regarding the questions raised in the Inter-Office Memorandum and the May 3rd Virginia Pilot article about the Oyster Heritage Fund. As Mr. Remias’s memorandum states, the fund has collected $644,000 dollars since its creation in 2002.  Contrary to the information in the memorandum, less than half of those

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LRN 14th Annual Oyster Roast

Click on this link to order your tickets today! https://squareup.com/market/lynnhaven-river-now Join us for our 14th Annual Oyster Roast on Saturday, April 16th, 2016, 12-3pm at the home of Eleanor and Bob Stanton (4141 First Court Road Virginia Beach, Virginia. Lynnhaven River Aquacultured oysters, barbeque and beverages Festivities include an oyster shucking contest, silent auction and raffle prizes More Perfect Jones

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Learn How to Landscape for Life!

Tuesdays 6-8pm, 3/21/16-4/18/16 Every home landscape has the potential to help clean air and water, reduce flooding, cool your town or city, and combat climate change. Landscape For Life shows you how to work with nature, no matter where you live, whether you garden on a city or suburban lot, a 20-acre farm, or the common area of your condominium.

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2016 River Cleanups

  We are excited to kick-off another year of River Cleanups! Participating in a River Cleanup will give you the opportunity to meet other wonderful volunteers in the community while helping clean up the Lynnhaven Watershed. Each bag collected is weighed and recorded; Last year, volunteers picked up over 4,800lbs of trash! Wow! Click on this MAP to view the total

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