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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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The Lynnhaven Trashion Show

Mark your calender’s for Saturday February 27th! 11am High School 3pm Middle School Join us and enjoy watching how we turn our Junk to Funk with an entertaining environmental twist on the Trashion Fashion runway. Lynnhaven Mall, in partnership with Lynnhaven River NOW will host the “Lynnhaven TRASHion Show: Junk to Funk,” on Saturday February 27, 2016. The high‐energy runway fashion

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Winter Wildlife Festival

Winter Wildlife Festival 2016 January 29th-31st The Winter Wildlife Festival is just around the corner! This is your chance to witness winter wildlife all around Virginia Beach. The opportunities are varied to appeal to all interests and activity levels and include: Birding trips on the Chesapeake Bay, Pleasure House Point, Lake Lawson/Lake Smith, Back Bay/False Cape and Urban Birding Intro

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Legendary Lynnhaven Shoreline Award

Beautiful Buffer? Lovely Living Shoreline? Ravishing Rain Garden? Your shoreline might be the stuff of legends! For the 2nd year, we will be accepting submissions for our Legendary Lynnhaven Shoreline Award. Deadline for submission is Friday, Dec 23rd. Categories- Residential, Commercial/ Public property Winners will receive recognition during a ceremony at our Donor/ Cocktail party in February, receive a restoration sign recognizing

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Home for the Holidays

This year we will host a Holiday Market at the Brock Environmental Center on Sunday, December 13th from 1pm-6pm and Monday December 14th from 12pm-6pm. Every year around this time we contemplate what gifts to give to our families and friends for the holiday season. What is unique and creative? Where should we go to find gifts that “give back”

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Save those Oyster Shells for Restoration!

Having an Oyster Roast or Clam Bake? Save those Shells! Save Oyster Shells (S.O.S.) for the Lynnhaven. If your organization (or you personally) have an oyster roast coming up, give us a call! We will pick up the oyster shell following your roast, and they will be cured and later used on a sanctuary oyster reef! Call 962-5398 or email. In the Summer

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