Author Archive for: Emily

Sassafras trees set the woods on fire in autumn! By Mary Reid Barrow

The sassafras trees have set my yard on fire! This time of year, sassafras leaves turn bright red and stand out brilliantly from the rest of the woodland foliage. And for one brief glowing moment, dare I say it, the sassafras puts coastal Virginia right up there with the Blue Ridge for its fall color. Sassafras are small trees but

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Environmental Film Festival

Consider bringing some minimalism to the table this holiday season and gift an experience you won’t forget! We are excited to kick off the New Year by hosting our very first Environmental Film Festival. The festival will take place at Zeiders American Dream Theater (4509 Commerce Street Virginia Beach, VA 23462) in Town Center every Sunday at 2pm from January

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5,000 Pearl Homes

With the help from the community, we now have over 5,000 Pearl Homes in Virginia Beach! This means 5,000 VB residents have incorporated 15 or more sustainable practices in their home. These are people who care about our environment and do what they can to protect our natural resources. You may have seen a  Pearl Home flag in a friend

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