Prior to our member’s dinner meeting on March 15th, an Adopt-A-Road cleanup along Kings Fork Road was accomplished. Danny Stephenson stepped up to act as coordinator of the event in the absence of a current Adopt-A-Road coordinator. Read more
Our chapter’s youth program Teddy Bear Hunt will be held April 15th, 2017. This is a great event to show our support for introducing youth to the outdoors. This is also an opportunity to bring your children or grandchildren out to the park for a fun filled day.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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