Clover Forest Farm Tour and Float
Goochland, VA
October 2nd •  10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join the James River Association, Monacan Soil and Water District, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Outdoors Foundation, and Virginia Department of Forestry for a fun and information Farm and Float Tour! We’ll start the day at Clover Forest Farm in Goochland for a site tour from 10:00am-Noon to learn about how they’ve excluded livestock from their waterways and the importance of restoring and protecting our streamside ecosystems. All attendees will enjoy a free lunch from 12:00-12:45pm. This will be followed with an optional, beginner friendly float tour from Cartersville to Westview along the James River with canoes provided by the James River Association.

  • This event is open to anyone interested in learning more about land conservation practices.
  • Registration is capped at 40 participants.
  • Farm tour is free, participants wanting to do the guided canoe paddle will be charged $5.
  • The paddle is capped at 20 participants, first come first serve basis. 


Contact Amber Ellis at or Joey Shelton at

Pre-registration is required and lunch is provided. Registration closes September 23, 2021.

This is an outdoor event expected to occur rain or shine! In the event that extreme weather conditions force a cancellation, we will inform attendees 48 hours before the event. Please note that due to COVID-19 measures, attendees must maintain 6’+ social distance and are encouraged to wear masks as an extra precaution. Hand sanitizer will be available and lunches will be individually pre-packaged.

Thanks to the following Consortium partners: The James River Association, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Monacan SWCD, Virginia Outdoors Foundation, and VA Dept. of Forestry. 

This event is funded by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. The views and conclusions contained in this document are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as representing the opinions or policies of the U.S. Government or the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and its funding sources. Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute their endorsement by the U.S. Government, or the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation or its funding sources