Terrascapes Environmental had an informational booth at the Old Beach Green Market Event at 1909 Cypress Ave in Virginia Beach, VA. The OBGM is where eco-friendly vendors come to sell products or give information. All of the vendors have the same goal: to do good things for our planet and environment. All of the products sold at the event are eco-friendly, good for the earth, sustainable, recycled, upcycled or locally made. Tanya Ramseyer manned the booth and gave out ...Continue Reading → Share
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TerraScapes used several native Virginia species in the sustainable landscaping design consisting of gardenia, butterfly bushes, and holly. We incorporated Delaware river rock and local recycled Virginia tree mulch.
All materials used for the project meet the Leadership in Energy and ...Continue Reading → Share
– As told to Pilot writer Carolyn Shapiro
When I started TerraScapes three years ago, I was a geologist. I got my degree in geology. I’ve volunteered for groups like the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Sierra Club. I started getting some of my clients that I volunteer for asking me if I could help them with ...Continue Reading → Share
On July 25, 2012, Christina Conover and Tanya Ramseyer tabled at the Naro Cinema in Norfolk, VA for the showing of “The Big Fix” a documentary focused on the effects and politics surrounding the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. We presented information about overfishing and clean energy; asking the public to show support by signing Ocean Policy cards. We shared the entrance of ...Continue Reading → Share
On June 21, 2012 Terra Pascarosa and Ben Duff tabled at the Izaak Walton League of America, Winchester Chapter meeting in Winchester VA. We presented a combination of the Pew Federal Fisheries and Longline presentations.
The IWLA’s pledge is “To strive for the purity of water, the clarity of air, and the wise stewardship of the land and its resources; to know the beauty and understanding of ...Continue Reading → Share
On Wednesday June 27, 2012 Zach Long attended the showing of “The Island President” at the Naro cinema. The movie was about the efforts of the then President Mohamed Nasheed and his attempts to fight Climate Change to protect is country the island nation the Maldives. After the movie a panel discussion was held about climate change and how it affects Norfolk. Other vendors there ...Continue Reading → Share
On June 16, 2012 Katarina Bezakova tabled at the Hampton Environmental Summit 2012 hosted by Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) at the Northampton Community Center. The theme of this year’s free event was “Keeping the Crab in Crab Town.” The summit served to educate citizens in Hampton Roads about blue crabs, local aquaculture, water quality, wetland restoration, sea level rise, environmental indicators, sustainability, and storm-water stress. Special ...Continue Reading → Share
On June 7, 2012 Katarina Bezakova tabled at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation Blue Planet Forum on Environmental Intelligence for Coastal Communities in Nauticus, Norfolk VA. The event featured a keynote Speaker Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Environmental Observation and Prediction & Deputy NOAA Administrator; Scientist, Astronaut, and Explorer. Attendees were welcomed by light hors d’oeuvres and cash bar for drinks. Before ...Continue Reading → Share
On May 31 Zach Long, Katarina Bezakova, and Terra Duff attended the Amerigoup Eco Fair of 2012 at Amerigroup Headquaters, Virginia Beach, VA. The event was held by Amerigroup, a healthcare and insurance company. Employees were told and given time to come out, walk around, and talk to the vendors. An interesting approach to get the employees to go to the vendors was that each employee ...Continue Reading → Share