Portsmouth VA – Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) Award

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Portsmouth Virginia is listed among American communities honored by the League of American Bicyclists with Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) awards for 2018. Portsmouth had its existing BFC bronze level status renewed. The Bronze BFC award recognizes the collaborative county and … Continued

Lindenwood-Barraud Park Living Shoreline Grant

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The City of Norfolk will receive a $1,252,500 million grant from the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) to construct the Lindenwood-Barraud Park Living Shoreline. Matching funds will be provided through the City’s stormwater capital budget. The National Fish and Wildlife … Continued

Virginia Coastal Resilience Executive Order

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A recent Executive Order from Virginia Governor Ralph Northam calls on the Virginia Institute of Marine Science to leverage its long-term monitoring programs and expertise in flood forecasting to further increase the Commonwealth’s resilience to sea-level rise and natural hazards. … Continued

2018 RISE Coastal Community Resilience Challenge Finalists

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RISE recently announced its seven finalists of the Coastal Community Resilience Challenge. The Challenge sought innovative solutions around major resilience issues that can be demonstrated in the Hampton Roads region of Southeastern Virginia, can be built into sustainable businesses, and … Continued