“Preservationists are applauding – and they should be joined by anyone who boats or fishes, kayaks or canoes or simply loves the wildlife found there.”

Read the entire Editorial at the Pilotonline.com:

The move preserves open space and will help restore the oyster fishery, a project for which the Lynnhaven River Now group has worked diligently for years. It means the increased congestion, runoff and pollution Virginia Beach would have experienced with 1,000 new homes on the property won’t happen.

The loan from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, secured by the Trust for Public Land and the state, has an interest rate of 0.25 percent.

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