Lynnhaven River NOW E-News  
December 9, 2015  
Upcoming Events
December 13 & 14 --
Holiday Markets

December 19 -- Surf-n-Santa Race, VB Convention Center and VB Boardwalk

January 29-31 -- Winter Wildlife Festival

14th Annual Oyster Roast
Crack open your 2016 calendar and mark
Saturday, April 16th
for the 14th Annual LRNow  
Oyster Roast.
See you there!

Donate or
Become a Member Today
 Renew your membership and help us continue all of these great programs.
December Native Plant

Order by
December 11
Winter Wildlife 
January 29-31 
Many opportunities to learn and enjoy our beautiful winter wildlife.  For more information;  
Don't Drill Virginia
Yard Signs Available

 LRNow has taken a position in opposition to drilling for oil and gas off the coast of Virginia.  We have made too much progress restoring our oysters and other marine species, restoring water quality and our wetlands to put it all at risk.  More information about our position is available on  our website.
If you share our position, yard signs like the one pictured are available in our office at the Brock Environmental Center.
LRNow Holiday Markets
Shop Locally and Support LRNow

Join the Fun Sunday and Monday at the
Brock Environmental Center 
  • Support LRNow
  • Support Local Crafters and Artists
  • Buy Sustainable Products
  • Finish your Holiday Shopping

LRNow Merchandise


Shop for all your favorite
LRNow Gear
Find beautiful handmade gifts
and nature Inspired artwork

Brock Environmental Center
Corner of E. Stratford and Chesterfield

Sunday, December 13
1-6 PM and
Monday, December 14,
Noon-6 PM

Photo by Jane Scott Norris

Surf-N-Santa 5 Miler
Benefits LRNow, Dec. 19th

Enjoy a beautiful run through the twinkling holiday lights on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and contribute to LRNow.
J&A Racing brings you the Great Outdoor Provision Co. Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler on December 19th.  Join us for the post-race party for the whole family in the Virginia Beach Convention Center.  

Register today and please make a charitable donation to LRNow when you register.
Thank you and enjoy the run.

Save Those Shells
Public Drop Off Locations

Remember to save and recycle your oyster and clam shells this holiday season.  Shells can be dropped off at any of these public drop off locations:


1.  Virginia Aquarium (East Parking Lot), 717 General Booth Boulevard

2.  Welton's Seafood, 940 Laskin Road

3.  LRNow Main Office at the Brock Center, Corner of Chesterfield and East Stratford

4.  LRNow Satellite Office, 1608 Pleasure House Road, #109

5.  Virginia Beach Landfill and Resource Recovery Center, 1989 Jake Sears Road.   


Thank you.  Your shells will be used to build oyster reefs in our Virginia Beach waterways. 


Native Plant of the Month: 
Dryopteris marginalis 
Height:  1.5 - 2 feet
Spread: 1.5 - 2 feet
Part shade to full shade
Soil: Average, medium, well-drained
These plants tolerate heavy shade and are
not eaten by rabbits.
All orders must be received by
December 11th
To Order: Contact 
 or 757-962-5398