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Your go-to resource for everything green in Hampton Roads! is a public awareness program of the 17 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; the town of Smithfield and the Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD). Find out more about


Toddlers having ice cream on the beach --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis
"Posted on May 26, 2016 by Rebekah Eastep
Memorial Day weekend marks the official kick-off of the summer season for many people. Nevermind the fact that summer doesn't really start for three more weeks! One of the perks of living in a souther Read more...
"Posted on May 24, 2016 by Guest Contributor
Storm drainage systems are very helpful in the way that they prevent roads and highways from flooding when there is heavy rainfall. They allow the rain water to drain from urban areas safely back into Read more...
"Posted on May 19, 2016 by Chris Ausink
Tree Planting
"Posted on May 18, 2016 by Guest Contributor
What is Green Infrastructure? Green infrastructure is made up of the interconnected network of waterways, wetlands, woodlands, wildlife habitats, and other natural areas; greenways, parks, and other c Read more...
Infrastructure matters at HRSD's Virginia Initiative Plant in Norfolk.
"Posted on May 17, 2016 by Sarah Crawford
Infrastructure matters. It matters, in big ways and in small ways, to our country, our economy, our quality of life, our safety, and our communities. Roads, bridges, rails, ports, airports, pipes, th Read more...