Lynnhaven River NOW E-News  
March 5, 2015  
Upcoming Events

Mar 5-7 -- Green Schools National Conference, VA Beach Convention Center

Sat, Mar 14 -- River Cleanup, 9-Noon

Thurs, Mar 19 -- Interfaith Prayer Breakfast, 7:00 AM

Mon, Mar 30 -- Watersheds Forum 
 
SAVE THE DATE
13th Annual
LRNow
Oyster Roast
 
Saturday,
April 18th
Volunteers Needed:
Tree Talks at
VA Tech AREC
Diamond Springs Road, Virginia Beach

Sat, March 14th
9 AM - 1 PM
Contact: Trista@LRNow.org 
March Native Plant

Wild Bleeding Heart
Order from Dana@LRNow.org
We have moved to the Brock Environmental Center
3663 Marlin Bay Drive. 

Our phone number, 757-962-5398, and our email addresses have not changed. 

Stop by and see us. 


Blue Planet Forum
Tuesday, March 10th
7-8:30 PM
Slover Library, Norfolk

How much is a clean Chesapeake Bay worth?

 

Featured Speakers:

Will Baker President, Chesapeake Bay Foundation; The Honorable Maurice Jones Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade; Dr. Beth McGee

 

Senior Regional Water Quality Scientist, Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Dr. Quentin Kidd Chair of the Department of Government and Director of the Wason Center for Public Policy, Christopher Newport University; Moderated by Cathy Lewis Host of WHRO's Hear Say

   

Slover Library, 6th Floor Community Room, 235 East Plume Street, Norfolk, Virginia

This event is FREE, but please RSVP to: www.cbf.org/blueplanet * blueplanet@cbf.org * 757/622-1964

 

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Watersheds Forum:
Envisioning our Future 
Monday, March 30th, 8:30-12:30
Virginia Beach Convention Center 
 
Join us on Monday, March 30 to learn more about how we can help Virginia Beach become the community that we envision with conservation of our natural resources as a hallmark of our city.   Memorable speakers and thought provoking discussion.
This event is co-sponsored by Lynnhaven River NOW and the Back Bay Restoration Foundation.  Cost is $20 and pre-registration is required.  To register www.bbrf.org.  For more information contact Karen@LRNow.org.
Pearl Faith Community
Interfaith Prayer Breakfast

All Are Welcome
Please pass this invitation on to your clergy

Thursday, March 19, 7:00-8:15 AM
Brock Environmental Center
3663 Marlin Bay Drive, Virginia Beach

Featured Speaker: 
Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam

RSVP: 757-962-5398 or Pam@LRNow.org 

Mail Issues
Yikes!  Since we moved in January, we have had serious problems with our mail.  If you sent something to our old address and it is returned to you, please readdress it and send it to our new address at Brock Environmental Center, 3663 Marlin Bay Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455.  Or call us and we may be able to help you over the phone.  If you are not sure if we received something you mailed to us, please call us to check on it.  We apologize for this inconvenience and are doing everything we can to fix the problem.
Oyster Roast Auction Items
Accepting Donations

Donating an item to our Oyster Roast Auction is a great way for you or your business to support Lynnhaven River NOW and promote your business.  River or water themed items are the best.  Think about how you can support our Auction and contact Trista@LRNow.org for drop-off or pick-up information.   Your donation is tax deductible.

 

March River Cleanup

Saturday, March 14, 9 AM - Noon
Francis Land House
3131 Virginia Beach Boulevard
All are welcome
For more information or to register:
Dana@LRNow.org or 757-962-5398

Rich

Next Cleanup -- Saturday, April 11
March
Native Plant of the Month:   
Dicentra eximia or
Wild Bleeding Heart 
   
 
Height: 1-1.5 feet
Spread: 1-1.5 feet
Prefers Partial Shade and Average Soil
Rose Pink to Purplish Red Flower
Bushy, mounding, perennial
Good alternative to invasive English Ivy as a groundcover
Provides nectar to migrating hummingbirds and
early spring native bumblebees   


To Order: Contact Dana@LRNow.org or 757-962-5398