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Find out what's happening in the blog. Below is a list of blog items.

Jun 08

Care and Feeding of Your Trees

Posted to Come Home to Norfolk by Jay TeWalt

A replay of a previous blog by City Forester Michael Nentwich. 

 

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Jan 20

Virginia Zoo Saddened by Loss of Alfred the White Rhino

Posted to Current Topics by Sandy Hemingway

The Virginia Zoo staff is mourning the loss of its admired and beloved White Rhino Alfred, who was euthanized this week due to age-related issues. He was one of the oldest rhinos in captivity, the average life expectancy of white rhinos is 40 years.“Alfred’s quality of life and welfare have been a top priority of the Zoo’s medical team for several months,” said Greg Bockheim, executive director of the Virginia Zoo. “Ultimately, his recent decline in age-related health problems prompted our Animal Care Staff to make the tremendously difficult decision to euthanize him,” Bockheim added. Alfred has been an icon of the Virginia Zoo for three decades. 

Oct 20

We Feed

Posted to Norfolk Resilient City by Amber Hofler

The City of Norfolk, the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore and the local IT firm Concursive, have partnered on a program called We Feed Norfolk which is designed to fight food insecurity…

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