Lynnhaven River NOW E-News  
March 20, 2015  
Upcoming Events

Wed, Mar 25 -- Oyster Roast Volunteer Signup goes out 

Mon, Mar 30 -- Watersheds Forum
 

April 11 -- River Cleanup

April 18 --Oyster Roast

 
Oyster  Roast Tickets
are available 
in our office, on our website (www.LRNow.org or by calling our office at 757-962-5398. 

Oyster Roast Volunteer Signup
will go out Wednesday, March 25th at 9 AM.  Watch for it in your email Wednesday morning.

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.
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. 

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Watersheds Forum:
Envisioning our Future 
Monday, March 30th, 8:15-12:30
Virginia Beach Convention Center 
 
What is your vision for the future of our city?  How do we accommodate growth and still protect the natural resources that we all love?  Can we keep the southern part of our city rural and still grow our population and our economy?  The Watersheds Forum will explore these questions and more. 

8:15-9:00 -- Registration and Coffee
9:00-10:00 -- Workshop on the City's New Outdoors Plan
10:00 - 12:30 -- Breakouts Sessions
Green Seas Plan for the North Landing River
Strategic Growth Areas, Planning for Growth
Back Bay Fisheries Update
Transportation Options for Virginia Beach
Planning for Sustainability
Local Agriculture in our Future

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 or Shannon.davis@bbrf.org.
For more information contact Karen@LRNow.org or 757-962-5398.
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.

 

April River Cleanup

Saturday, April 11, 9 AM - Noon
Moose Lodge Building,
Lynnhaven Parkway
For more information or to register:
Dana@LRNow.org or 757-962-5398



Mostly water-based -- bring your kayak or canoe.
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