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Your go-to resource for everything green in Hampton Roads! is a public awareness program of the 16 cities and counties of Hampton Roads administered through the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC), which encourages environmental stewardship among all residents here in southeastern Virginia. Members of include the cities of Chesapeake, Franklin, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and Williamsburg; the counties of Gloucester, Isle of Wight, James City, Southampton, Surry and York; and the Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD). Find out more about


"Posted on September 11, 2014 by Rebekah Eastep
We saw lots of flooding this week after the ten inches of rain that soaked the region. But do you know what you can do to help prevent street flooding? There are three basic types of floods: storm su Read more...
"Posted on September 8, 2014 by elizabethvaughn
During the summer, the last thing I want to do is spend time cleaning out my house and shed.  I want to be at the beach or by the pool!  But then September rolls around and I have to face the mess I Read more...
"Posted on September 2, 2014 by Rebekah Eastep
We all followed the story of the Elizabeth River whale last month. We wondered why it had travelled into our local waterways and tracked its movements wondering where it would be spotted next. Many of Read more...
"Posted on August 29, 2014 by John Deuel
In the spring of 2014, with support from my wife Sallie, I bicycled 3,269 miles from San Diego to Virginia Beach. Along the way, I experienced our country’s amazing natural beauty and history. I als Read more...
"Posted on August 28, 2014 by Julia Hillegass
Recent beach closures have been a cause of concern in Hampton Roads.  As you make your Labor Day plans, become educated on beach monitoring and enjoying the beach safely.  Protect your health while Read more...