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River Hero Home Month Recap

River Hero Home Month Recap

Hello James Changers! During October, the James River Association celebrated “River Hero Homes Month” and the efforts that citizens undertake to reduce pollution in the James River. A total of 35 individuals pledged to do three of the five following river friendly...

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteers contributed over 5,500 hours to improving the health of the James River in 2018, with over 2,000 people showing up with friends, family, and four legged companions to lend a hand. We want more people to discover what our volunteers already know: If you...

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Free Field Day

Free Field Day

November 19, 2019 • 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. • Keene, VA Are you interested in managing invasive species, restoring hardwood tree buffers, protecting waterways from live-stock, preserving farmland and improving wildlife habitat on your farm?Join the James...

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Scary Critters of the James

Scary Critters of the James

The James River is a beautiful place - far from frightening - but we are celebrating Halloween today.  Let’s get spooky with the scariest critters of the James (and why you shouldn’t fear them)!  Hellgrammite/Dobsonfly A hellgrammite is one scary looking...

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2019 Thiess International Riverprize

2019 Thiess International Riverprize

We are excited to announce that the James River has been selected as the winner for the 2019 Thiess International Riverprize! This achievement is awarded biennially by the International River Foundation to recognize remarkable outcomes for rivers, river basins and...

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2019 James Changer Awards

2019 James Changer Awards

The James River Association celebrated it’s 43rd year at our 2019 Annual Meeting and Oyster Roast held in Richmond at The Boathouse at Rockett’s Landing. Members enjoyed panoramic views of the downtown city skyline, an oyster roast, appetizers and...

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