A WALK ON THE WILD (MARSH) SIDE by Mary Reid Barrow

In case you missed it, Mary Reid Barrow had a terrific article in the 9/29/13 Virginian-Pilot that showcased Pleasure House Point.

TALL GRASS HERE, scraggly grass there, tiny flower here, weird berry there.

That’s about all you see growing in the marsh unless you visit with someone who opens your eyes wide to the beautiful plants that live in the sand along the river’s edge.

A walk with Lynnhaven River Now and naturalist Vickie Shufer at Pleasure House Point in Virginia Beach did just that recently. Lynnhaven River NOW is a group that works to keep the Virginia Beach river clean, and Shufer is a native-plant expert.

Click here to read the entire article A WALK ON THE WILD (MARSH) SIDE on Page F3 of Sunday, September 29, 2013 issue of The Virginian-Pilot

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