June 2016 Clean the Bay Day Event

Want to participate in this year’s annual Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Clean the Bay Day event scheduled for June 4th, 2016?  If so, you may want to  register soon since registrations at some locations are already starting to fill up!

Suffolk residents can register at  http://www.cbf.org/events/clean-the-bay-day/city-of-suffolk or contact Wayne Jones, Litter … Read more

April 2016 Guest Speaker

Our April guest speaker was one of our chapter members, Ruth Debrito. Ruth conducted a safety training session in preparation for our up coming Nansemond River clean up project. Ruth covered various water safety issues associated with the proper operation of canoes including the requirements for wearing life jackets, obtaining … Read more

N2 Sponsored Raffle benefits Chapter

On Tuesday January 26th, N2 publishing sponsored a community event at the Planters Club in northern Suffolk. N2 publishing creates magazines focused on specific neighborhoods and associated businesses. The magazine includes personal articles about both residents and businesses in order to aid in their efforts to transform neighborhoods into communities.

The … Read more

Volunteers needed to help restore Sleepy Hole Park

The Nansemond River Preservation Alliance is seeking volunteers to spend a couple of hours this month restoring a 100-foot buffer adjacent to North Suffolk’s Sleepy Hole Park’s new 300-foot pier and kayak/canoe launch. The water access project is almost complete and is expected to open to the public later this … Read more

December 2015, City of Suffolk Green Infrastructure Planning Meeting

On December 9th, 2015 the City of Suffolk, the Green Infrastructure Center and students from the University of Virginia hosted a community forum in the City Council Chambers. The meeting was well attended and the audience was composed of many interested and engaged members of the local community. Included, among … Read more