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Raise a toast to all trees this season, not just the ones with lights by Mary Reid Barrow

Make this season about all trees, not just attention grabbing holiday trees. Grab a handful of Lynnhaven River NOW’s new tree bookmarks from the office at the Brock Center  at Pleasure House Point and spread glad tidings about oaks, pines, hollies, live oaks and more that decorate the land year round. Put a tree bookmark...

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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...

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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...

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Please VOTE on November 5th!

Please vote on Tuesday, November 5th! At the local level, we will be electing two City Council members, City Treasurer, Clerk of Courts, School Board Members, and Soil and Water Conservation Board members. At the state level, all Delegates and State Senators are up for election this year. Two of our Candidates Forums were video-taped...

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A New Chapter for Mary Reid Barrow and LRNow

For 40+ years Mary Reid Barrow, freelance writer for the Virginian Pilot, has continued to connect, educate and engage the community through her captivating columns about nature, healthy living, sustainability and the environment. Although she has recently retired from the Pilot, she plans to continue to share her passion and love for nature and the...

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2019 Candidates Forums

The elections this fall, November 4th, are very important.  We will be electing two members of our City Council and every Delegate and Senator who represents us in Richmond.  It is very important that you know where these candidates stand on issues that are important to you.  Because of the number of representatives we will be...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Assault on Clean Water

Comment Period Opens --- It took years of work and negotiation to reach the Waters of the US Rule that defined the waterways that are protected by the Clean Water Act. Now, the current Federal Administration wants to throw it out. Much is at stake if these changes go through. The federal comment period is...

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