The Eastern Branch of the Elizabeth River watershed contains both freshwater and saltwater marshlands along with a variety of plants and animals unique to the area. It’s hardwood forest provide support for vines and shade for shrubs as well as homes, food and protection for animals such as birds and squirrels.
Trees: Live oaks, red maples, dogwood, sycamore, American elm, river birch, american holly, red bud, coniferous, loblolly pines, bald cypress, sweet gum and hickories.
Shrubs, vines and grasses including (but not limited to): poison ivy, greenbrier, Virginia creeper, elderberry, wild rose, black cherry, honeysuckle, needlerush and blue-eyed grass
SUSTAINABLE YARDS PROGRAM: Let us help you “green” your Lynnhaven watershed home. This unique program provides specific stormwater management practices to your yard at a significantly reduced cost to you.