“Not only will it be a major environmental coup for the city,” he said. “It will eventually be a park of sorts for the city and all the citizens. And it’s a great opportunity to make that available for Virginia Beach and to protect the river.”

City of Virginia Beach seeks 10 year loan to get time to raise funds to preserve 100% of Pleasure House Point [PHP].

The $8M loan, secured by the Trust for Public Land and the Commonwealth of Virginia, has an interest rate of 1/4 of 1%.

Ten years should be more than enough time to raise funds from grants, wetland mitigation bank, donations, membership fees, licensing of research & more to preserve the largest undeveloped land in the Lynnhaven Watershed.

Read the entire article at the PilotOnline.com, take the poll, and spread the word.

Thanks to everyone who’ve been working on this dream since 2002 – we’re almost there.

Please Email VB City Council & let them know you appreciate their hard work in securing and finalizing this loan.

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