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.
You are here
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.
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.
Have we got an adventure for you! Join us for one of our guided paddle programs this summer.
We’ve been organizing efforts to restore the Lafayette since 2010. The state this week officially “de-listed” this branch of the Elizabeth as impaired for bacteria.
The Elizabeth River Project cut the ribbon today on a kayak launch and an outdoor student pavilion at our new Paradise Creek Nature Park.
April 18 – We’re so honored that First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe came aboard our Learning Barge today to experience a student field trip aboard “America’s Greenest Vessel.”
We’re proud to have our River Stars programs capture the limelight in this great photo essay by the Chesapeake Bay Program.
Thanks to 100 stakeholders who’ve helped us set five bold new priorities for restoring theElizabeth River. Calling “River Star” homes, businesses, governments and schools: It’s time to find your Star Power.
Hooray for environmental achievements celebrated at our annual River Star Businesses Recognition Luncheon. HRSD made Hall of Fame!
On a fall morning, a lot is happening on the steel deck of the Dominion Virginia Power Learning Barge. A stream of fourth grade students from Granby Elementary School follows Robin Dunbar, the Elizabeth River Project’s deputy director of education, onto the vessel where they will measure oyster shells, listen to osprey calls, find periwinkles in the wetland observation pool and make traditional mud art. MORE
The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded the Elizabeth River Project a $50,000 grant to bring renowned Scottish sculptor Rob Mulholland to Paradise Creek Nature Park in Portsmouth in 2016 for his first major installation in the US.
Transforming an Unstable Shore at Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways Park.