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Virginia Beach, Corps to host open house for Lynnhaven Ecosystem Restoration Project

Norfolk District and City of Virginia Beach
Published Oct. 10, 2018

The Lynnhaven is a priority, Tier I Tributary in Virginia for native oyster restoration designated by the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Sustainable Fisheries Goal Implementation Team.
WHY RESTORE THE LYNNHAVEN RIVER?
Largest Tidal Estuary in Virginia Beach. Some of most important recreational areas in Virginia for fishing, boating, crabbing, bird-watching and shellfishing. Is home to important nursery, foraging grounds, nesting areas and migratory habitat for fish and wildlife resources. Engaged federal, state, and local agencies as well as non-profit organizations and public. Lynnhaven is a priority, Tier I Tributary in Virginia for native oyster restoration designated by the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Sustainable Fisheries Goal Implementation Team.
Photo By: Sheree Perry
VIRIN: 181009-A-EN999-101
NORFOLK, Virginia - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the City of Virginia Beach are hosting an informational meeting about the Lynnhaven River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project today, Wednesday, October 10 from 6  – 7:30 p.m. at the Frank W. Cox High School, 2425 Shorehaven Drive, Virginia Beach.

The format of the meeting will be an informal open house, where the public can attend any time during the meeting hours, and staff from the USACE and City of Virginia Beach will be available to answer questions. 

The purpose of the meeting is to provide the public an opportunity to learn more about the project.

Additional project information is available at http://www.nao.usace.army.mil/LynnhavenEco/

The public is invited and can submit comments or questions to:


Kimberly Koelsch
Phone: (757)201-7837
Email: kimberly.c.koelsch@usace.army.mil
Address: Kimberly Koelsch
Department of the Army
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Norfolk District, Fort Norfolk
803 Front Street
Norfolk, VA 23510

Samantha Davidson
Phone: (757) 385-4131
Email: sldavids@vbgov.com
Address: Samantha Davidson
City of Virginia Beach
Department of Public Works 2405 Courthouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23456