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River Star Homes

Help Restore Our River,

Make Your Home a River Star!


Over 6,000 River Star Homes are working each day to make the Elizabeth River a cleaner place. 

It's free & easy for everyone who lives in the Elizabeth River area! You'll receive a beautiful yard flag, welcome packet, and information on special events and opportunities when you agree to do these 7 simple things (click each step for more info):

  1. “Scoop the Dog Poop”
  2. Reduce Lawn Fertilizers
  3. Only Rain in the Storm Drain
  4. No Grease in Your Sink
  5. Help Geese Migrate – Don’t Feed Them
  6. Avoid Single-Use Plastics
  7. Don’t Flush Medicines

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Not Sure if you live in the Elizabeth River Watershed? Click here to find out.


YES! I want to be a River Star Home!

Special Funding Opportunities For River Star Homes

Super-size Rain Barrels.
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FREE River-Friendly Lawn Care Plans!
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Shoreline Plantings and Oyster Reefs
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Rain Gardens and Native Plantings
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Not in the Elizabeth River area? Click Here!

Not in the the Elizabeth River Area?

The organizations below may be what you're looking for.

Norfolk near the Chesapeake Bay (Ocean View & nearby)
Bay Star Homes,, 757-823-4007

Virginia Beach near the Lynnhaven River
Pearl Homes,, 757-962-5398

James River Watershed, James River Association

River Hero Homes,, (804) 788-8811

James City County - Stormwater Div.
Clean Water Heritage,,757-259-1460

All Other Areas in Hampton Roads
Bay Star Homes,, 757-420-8300