Volunteers needed for upcoming Nansemond River Cleanup

April 1st, 2017 from 9:00am until 1:00pm is the date and time for the upcoming river cleanup project. Although some members have signed up to lend a hand, we still could use a few more. The Nansemond River Preservation Alliance(NRPA) is recruiting volunteers from their organization to assist us as … Read more

Volunteers Needed for Great Dismal Swamp Wildlife Refuge Boardwalk Project

The Great Dismal Swamp Wildlife Refuge is currently constructing a boardwalk path in the refuge. The current project is approximately 75% complete and the refuge is attempting to complete the project by the end of this winter. Volunteers are needed to complete the project.

Community engagement is paramount to the … Read more

Shoulders Hill Road Bike Trail – Ditch Cleanup

A couple dozen folks showed up Saturday morning 9AM December 3rd, 2016, in response to a call for volunteer help by Wayne G. Jones, Litter Control Coordinator, City of Suffolk – Public Works, to help collect trash, tires, old heavy appliances, glass bottles, and other such detritus from the roadside ditches alongside … Read more

Green Infrastructure Community Forum Meeting – November 14th 2016

The City of Suffolk Department of Planning & Community Development in conjunction with the Green Infrastructure Center will host a Green Infrastructure Community Forum on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 7 pm in City Council Chamber located in Suffolk City Hall, 442 West Washington Street.

This forum will provide an opportunity … Read more

Fall 2016 Nansemond River Cleanup Event

Early Saturday morning, November 5, 2016, our members were joined by volunteers from Nansemond River Preservation Alliance (NRPA) for our second River Clean- up event.  Also participating were employees and family members from the Sev1Tech company.

A total of 54 volunteers participated.  The focus of this event was cleaning … Read more

City to Host Green Infrastructure Community Forum

The Suffolk Department of Planning and Community Development is hosting a Green Infrastructure Community Forum in conjunction with the Green Infrastructure Center. The forum will be held in the City Council Chambers located in City Hall, 442 West Washington Street at 7:00pm, Wednesday, October 12th.

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Fall 2016 SCCC Recycling Event

The Suffolk Clean City Commission (SCCC) sponsored a recycling event, in the Lowe’s parking lot on North Main St., on Saturday the 17th of September. The event ran from 9:00am until 1:00pm and had a steady flow of residents through out the event. Volunteers supporting the event included two SNIWLA … Read more

August 2016 Guest Speaker

Our chapter’s guest speaker at the August member’s dinner meeting was Wayne Jones. Wayne is the Litter Coordinator for the city of Suffolk.

Wayne’s talk included discussions on the direct affect of litter on the environment and wildlife as well as it’s economic impact. We don’t often think about the … Read more