2018 Pleasure House Point Bird and Plant Walks

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Lynnhaven River Now Pleasure House Point Bird and Plant Walks First Saturdays, 2018 (starting April 7th) Brock Environmental Center Pleasure House Point Natural Area Virginia Beach, VA Again for 2018, Lynnhaven River Now will offer bird and plant walks at … Continued

Norfolk Army Corps of Engineers River Star Business Award

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In January, the Elizabeth River Project recognized the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for its environmental stewardship along the Elizabeth River watershed. The district received the River Star Business award for Sustained Distinguished Performance, Model Level, by the … Continued

2018 Newport News Rain Barrel Workshops

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The Mariners’ Museum and Park has joined the Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) Newport News Master Gardeners, the Waterworks Department, and the Department of Public Works in presenting make-and-take rain barrel workshops to the public. The first workshop of the year … Continued

Lafayette River Oyster Reef Protection Measures

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In 2015, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) voted to increase protection for oyster restoration sites in the Lafayette River near Norfolk as well as other Virginia tributaries. For decades, the Lafayette River has been closed to oyster harvesting due … Continued