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This Youth Resilience Clearinghouse contains resources to help students create action projects that address flooding, sea level rise, reducing carbon footprint and changes in climate. In addition, South Hampton Roads students that are implementing projects for the 2nd annual Elizabeth River Project Youth Resilience Expo, Saturday, February 29th, 2020 at Norfolk Botanical Gardens from 9-1pm can also contact us for additional resources and mentors.

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Title Resource Summary Resource Type Elizabeth River Project Resource
The Elizabeth River Project State of the River Report

Discusses the current health and pollution conditions of the different branches of the Elizabeth River, and of the river as a whole. ...

  • Background Information or Research
  • Downloadable Map
  • Resilience Report
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The Elizabeth River Project State of the River Report

The Elizabeth River Project State of the River Report discusses the current health and pollution conditions of the different branches of...

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Super-Size Rain Barrels

Rain Barrel benefits include capturing 14,000 gallons to water your flower beds and gardens, save money on your water bill, reduce...

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Rain Gardens

Funding available to help you build your rain garden. Rain garden benefits include, reduce standing water after storms, reduce mosquitos...

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Organic Lawn Care Makeover

A River Stars Home Representative will visit your home to show you how to take a free soil sample and an evaluation on...

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Living Shorelines and Shoreline Buffers

Funding available to help you build a living shoreline. Benefits from planting shorelines include reduced runoff, prevent erosion and...

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Elizabeth River Project’s Paradise Creek Nature Park

Students explore one of Virginia’s largest restored wetlands and a restored coastal forest during field investigations with our urban...

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Elizabeth River Project’s Dominion Energy Learning Barge

Called “The world’s greenest vessel,” The Learning Barge is powered by sun and wind, and features a live wetland on board. Students can...

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Elizabeth River Project-Rain Gardens

 Build and plant a rain garden to help protect and restore the Elizabeth River today! Rain garden benefits include, reduce standing...

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Elizabeth River Project, River Star Schools Program

Annual recognition for hands-on projects at schools the Elizabeth River watershed (Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth; Kempsville area of...

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Elizabeth River Project's Wetlands in the Classroom

Elizabeth River Project for Elizabeth River watershed, 757-399-7487, elizabethriver.org; Lynnhaven River Now for Lynnhaven River...

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Elizabeth River Project's Publications

Browse our collection of publications of Watershed Action Plans, State of the River Reports, Wildlife Habitat Guides, River Star Homes...

  • Activity
  • Background Information or Research
  • Case Study
  • Downloadable Map
  • Educator Guide
  • Resilience Report
  • Student Action Plan
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Elizabeth River Project's Otter Spotter

Become an Otter Spotter today! An otter spotter is you, a citizen who observes river otters in your neighborhood and community...

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Elizabeth River Project - Super Size Rain Barrels

Rain Barrel benefits include capturing 14,000 gallons to water your flower beds and gardens, save money on your water bill, reduce...

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Elizabeth River Project 'Mudflats' Newsletter

Browse through quarterly newsletters outlining current topics and improvements within the Elizabeth River.

  • Newsletter or Magazine
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