Preserving Land for You in 2022
The Living River Trust is a non-profit working hard each day to protect and preserve the land and water of the Elizabeth River. And we are on a roll in 2022!
We’ve protected environmentally valuable land in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Suffolk, and Portsmouth — forever. Not to mention our active work cleaning up the water where we remove pollutants and clean the river bottom with our Paradise Creek project in Portsmouth.
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The Living River Trust was recently awarded a "Giving Back" Award by Coastal Virginia Magazine in recognition of the Trust's outstanding efforts in improving our communities and environment. For example, this 88-acre waterfront parcel will soon to be a community park with water access, boating access, and hiking trails, open to the public. The Trust has led the planning, purchase, and donation of the land for a future park for the use of our communities, while also insuring the beautiful and environmentally important woodlands and wetlands are preserved in the future.
Newton Neck Land is Celebrated
- Land for the Community is Forever Protected
The Living River Trust so appreciates our friends and neighbors joining us on site on June 16, 2022. We are proud to celebrate the partnership that led to a community and environmental victory with the dedication of the natural riverfront park that will become part of the City of Chesapeake’s community park system. Check out some of the highlights in photos. Please check out our website and join us as a member if you are interested in protecting more beautiful land like this - livingrivertrust.org or contact Executive Director Elizabeth Friel for more firstname.lastname@example.org
Conservation for Community Health
What is so special about conserving woods and waterfront lands in their natural state? For one, a single tree produces as much oxygen in a season as ten people inhale in a year. MORE
The Living River Trust (LRT) conserves land, mitigates environmental damage, and innovates solutions for public access to the waterways LRT understands the balance between community health, environmental quality, and economic development and creates smart innovative solutions to help the Elizabeth River continue to live and work for our community.
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Bold step forward
First Living River Trust director comes home. MORE