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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 open. Please consider submitting your

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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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Discover VB: Back Bay/False Cape Bike Tour

Due to our unpredictable weather tomorrow morning we have decided to cancel our Bike Trip. We will offer the ride again in the Spring when the parks reopen.  Please join us next month for another Discover Virginia Beach event on November 10th. Our own Master Naturalist, Jody Ullman will guide us through the 1.65 mi soft trails at Stumpy Lake Natural Area

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Pearl Faith Workshop: Sacred Earth-Sacred Work

Sacred Earth – Sacred Work How are you called to care for God’s creation? for clergy and/or lay leaders featuring Robin van Tine, Ph.D. Professor of Biology, Human Ecology, Environmental Studies Join us to explore a cultural transition towards an Eco-centric worldview which promotes environmental sustainability with social and environmental justice for all. Saturday, November 10, 2018 8:30 – 3:00

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