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Marjorie Mayfield Jackson: Trump Budget Could End Elizabeth River “Miracles”

"HERE ARE THREE miracles that would never have happened in Hampton Roads were it not for seed funding from federal programs that President Donald Trump has proposed eliminating or severely curtailing."  Read more of Marjorie Mayfield Jackson's editorial in the Virginian-Pilot.

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Congressman Scott Taylor Submits Appropriations Request to Restore Funding for the Chesapeake Bay

Hooray for Congressman Taylor! Huge thanks to Congressman Scott Taylor for submitting an appropriations request to restore full federal funding for cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay. Read his statement here, then give him a thank you call! 202-425-4215.

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President's Budget Would Make River Restoration Falter

If you appreciate the Lafayette branch of the Elizabeth coming back to life, if your kids or grandkids like our Learning Barge, if you're cheering our efforts on the Eastern Branch -- then please urge your Congress members to sustain funding for the federal programs that have made Elizabeth River Project's work possible in all these areas.

Making the Case

“One of the most difficult things about communicating about climate change is that we are moving into a different world than we’ve ever experienced.” Read more of what Michelle Covi, Assistant professor of practice at ODU’s Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department and Elizabeth River Project supporter says in the Spring 2017 edition of Distinction magazine, featuring local environmental visionaries.

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The Impossible Job

"They thought the Elizabeth River was hopeless. Marjorie Mayfield Jackson proved them wrong." Read more about the growth and impact of the Elizabeth River Project in the Spring 2017 edition of Distinction magazine, featuring local environmental visionaries.

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Annual River Star Businesses Recognition Luncheon

Top honors awarded to Norfolk Naval Shipyard at the Annual River Star Recognition Luncheon. Congratulations to the 120 businesses recognized for their environmental acheivements to improve the health of the Elizabeth River

Read the "One Flock" story in the Virginian Pilot!

“"One Flock" steel sculpture, the first U.S. project by international artist Rob Mulholland to be unveiled Sunday”

Click here to read the full story.

RFP - Oyster Reef

Elizabeth River Project will construct an acre of oyster reef in the Lafayette shortly! Qualified construction firms, download the RFP.

 

Remember the Elizabeth During Employee Campaign Giving

Did you know you can donate to Elizabeth River Project through United Way? All you have to do is simply write in "Elizabeth River Project."

Come Be a Part of the North American Debut

Scottish sculptor, Rob Mulholland, welcomes the public while he works with Portsmouth youth at First Fridays event on Oct. 7 from 5-8 pm.

Environmental Artist Talk: Rob Mullholand

Join Mulholland for a public lecture highlighting his international achievements in environmental art at 2pm on September 29 at The Chrysler Museum of Art.

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Join Face of Fox 43 at RIVERFest!

Annaka Chestnutt, the “Face of Fox 43,” will help lead the walk to the top of the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge during RIVERFest on Oct. 9.

Sculptor Gives Our Park International Note

Rob Mulholland has completed works for Scotland, Russia, South Korea, France, and more. Now, Mulholland has created his first U.S. sculptural installation for the Elizabeth River Project at Paradise Creek Nature Park. Read the press release. Artist’s bio. Selected works.  

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Dominion Coal Ash

Our Board says removing the coal ash from Dominion’s closed energy plant in Chesapeake is “the most likely alternative to protect the environmental health of the Elizabeth River” and should be seriously considered – along with other alternatives.

Read our comments here

Paddle Out in the Region's First Clear-Bottom Kayaks

Have we got an adventure for you! Join us for one of our guided paddle programs this summer.

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