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Discover Virginia Beach September Nature Hike

This September we will be exploring the southern part of our beautiful city! Join us on Saturday, September 29th 8:30am-10.30am for a nature hike on West Neck Creek Trail (2249 North Landing Road). West Neck Creek Natural Area is a wooded 217-acre site located across from the Municipal Center along North Landing Road. This 2 mile hike will be lead by a

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Discover Virginia Beach 2018 Photography Contest

Discover Virginia Beach 2018 Photography Contest Do you have a passion for digital photography? Virginia Beach Waterways are known for their beauty and the bounty of its wildlife. Enter the Discover Virginia Beach Photography Contest and share your beautiful photos with the world! Eligibility: Anyone can enter! The contest is open to both amateur and professional photographers.  Employees of Lynnhaven

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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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