Read about the 36 River Stars which were recognized at the annual River Star Businesses Recognition Luncheon in this month's Inside Business.
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Jack Johnson’s charity is matching donations contributed directly to the Elizabeth River Project through October 31st, 2017 up to a total of $2500. Check out Jack Johnson's "All at Once" Campaign and make a contribution to the Elizabeth River Project right now and your money will be doubled by the Johnson Ohana Foundation!
Photo credit Larry I'Anson
The governor just announced federal funding that will take us the last mile to make the Lafayette the first VA river fully restored for oysters. That’s pretty incredible for a river once presumed dead. Thank you, supporters and partners.
Read the Pilot story featuring our sister non-profit’s new efforts to save the last lands of the Elizabeth.
Aug. 4, 2017 - It’s official! Ground was broken today at Paradise Creek Nature Park for the Fred W. Beazley River Academy. Special thanks to Portsmouth Mayor John Rowe, Judge Richard Bray, and Portsmouth Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Elie Bracey III.
Bay Journal Features Our Park! See the beautiful photo and story here:
On July 7, federal, state, and local officials, including Reps. Bobby Scott and Scott Taylor, came together to highlight progress in restoring the Lafayette River’s oyster population and the vital need for funding to complete the job.
This past spring the Elizabeth River Project hired to Terrain 360 to map the entire Elizabeth and Lafayette River waterways. This interactive website allows you to visit all the cool places in river and to see it in 360° view. If you are looking to canoe, kayak, or get on the water it is a great tool for you to use.
500 yogis took to their mats during last night’s Bhav On-Board: Sunset Pop-Up Yoga on the USS Wisconsin hosted by Bhav Brigade Hampton Roads, a pop-up yoga group that takes yoga out into the community for the masses.
"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.
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.