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2018 Annual Fall Festival

  We are so excited to host our 2018 Annual Fall Festival at Williams Farm Park! We hope you can join us on Saturday, October 6 from 11am-3pm. Williams Farm Park is a beautiful 36-acre community park located off Newtown Road between Diamond Springs and Newtown Elementary Schools (5269 Learning Circle Virginia Beach, VA). Bring the family and enjoy eco

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Tidewater Film & Discussion

Tidewater Film & Discussion Thursday, June 14th 6:30pm at the Brock Environmental Center Third in our Conversations about Climate Change Series “What’s our plan? And how do we become a part of the solution? “We have the knowledge and the technology. How can we export good ideas to the rest of the world?” The film Tidewater raises all of these

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Pearl Home Sustainable Yard Program

Pearl Home Sustainable Yard Program Generous Funding Help for Projects in Your Yard Let Lynnhaven River Now help you “green” your Lynnhaven watershed home with its Pearl Home Sustainable Yard Program This unique program provides specific stormwater management practices to your yard at a significantly reduced cost to you. In return, you as the homeowner must commit to implementing or

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Meet the 2017 Conservation Educator of Year: Jody Ullmann

Meet the 2017 Conservation Educator of Year: Jody Ullmann By Mary Reid Barrow Nov 11, 2017 Conservation educator Jody Ullman is happy to be second-guessed by Mother Nature. If Ullmann takes a group of children out to the Lynnhaven River’s edge to learn about, say, marsh grasses, and the kids get totally absorbed with ospreys flying overhead, Ullmann goes with

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Celebrating 45 years of the Clean Water Act

Celebrating 45 years of the Clean Water Act The Virginian Pilot–Guest Columnist Karen Forget October 22, 2017 FORTY-FIVE years ago, Republican and Democratic lawmakers came together to pass the Clean Water Act. This landmark legislation regulates pollution discharges, ensuring that all of our nation’s waterways — from the smallest streams to the mightiest rivers — are protected from pollution and

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Pearl Home Tip

Pearl Home Tip Energy Efficiency at Home Reducing energy usage in your home has many benefits.  If we take measures to reduce our energy consumption, the utility companies use less fossil fuel to generate electricity and we are contributing to the reduction of green house gas emissions that cause climate change.  The production of electricity in our power plants is

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Thank You Governor McAuliffe

Thank you Governor McAuliffe for opposing offshore drilling in ocean waters off of Virginia.  By Dave Mayfield The Virginia-Pilot Aug 17, 2017 “Gov. Terry McAuliffe, reversing field on a controversial issue, has asked federal officials to take the ocean waters off Virginia out of contention for oil and gas leases. The governor’s office disclosed McAuliffe’s position Thursday, making public a

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2017 Outstanding Philanthropists

We are very pleased to share with you that Andrew Fine and his brother Morris Fine have been selected Outstanding Philanthropists for 2017 by the Association of Fundraising Professions, Hampton Roads Chapter. Andrew was one of the founders of LRNow and has been our steadfast supporter for 15 years providing support in many forms, sharing both his generous gifts &

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Scoop the Poop!

You’ve heard us harp on this again and again, but with the recent beach closures, we feel it’s not a topic that can be understated. All poo can be a source of bacteria for our waterways, particularly when we have a large storm event. In the city of Virginia Beach, there are more than 40,000 registered dogs (it’s estimated that

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