"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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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.
“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.
"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.
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
“"One Flock" steel sculpture, the first U.S. project by international artist Rob Mulholland to be unveiled Sunday”
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."
Scottish sculptor, Rob Mulholland, welcomes the public while he works with Portsmouth youth at First Fridays event on Oct. 7 from 5-8 pm.
Join Mulholland for a public lecture highlighting his international achievements in environmental art at 2pm on September 29 at The Chrysler Museum of Art.
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.
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.