Lynnhaven River NOW E-News  
December 23, 2014   
Thank you for a great year!
Because of you:
--more than 18,000 students and teachers were trained to be the water stewards of the future

-- 42% of the Lynnhaven meets the rigorous standard for shellfish harvest.

--14,000 citizens learned more about the river and how to do their part.

--over 2,000 yards in Virginia Beach proudly fly a Pearl Home flag.

--over 1,000 linear feet of oyster castle shoreline has been built in the Lynnhaven.

-- the plans for the Lynnhaven Aquaculture Center are moving forward.

--more that 70 homeowners on the Lynnhaven received guidance on better management of their shorelines and their property.

--our first Pearl Faith Communities are reducing stormwater runoff, recycling, planting trees, gardening and learning about the river.

--work began on plans to protect our precious marsh islands.

And much more.
We look forward to continuing to work with you in 2015!

Happy Holidays
from everyone at Lynnhaven River Now
Karen, Dana, Pam, Trista, Meredith, Jody, Emily, Laurie, and Michael

Photo by Chuck Guthrie