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Tributaries of the James River

Travel virtually with JRA Environmental Educator and Master Captain, Aaron Bouchard, as he enjoys a solo canoe trip on Turkey Island Creek - one of the James River’s most beloved tributaries. Use the information in this video to help answer the questions in the...

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To them, and to you, we give thanks.

To them, and to you, we give thanks.

To our friends and fellow James Changers, This Giving Tuesday Now, our thoughts turn to those giving profoundly at this time, from the healthcare workers keeping us safe on the frontline, to the grocery store clerks and delivery drivers keeping us fed and supplied, to...

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General Assembly Convenes for Veto Session

General Assembly Convenes for Veto Session

Last Wednesday, Virginia’s General Assembly gathered in Richmond for veto session, a final legislative day to review and vote on the Governor’s recommended amendments to bills and budgets.  There were sunny skies over the state’s capital -- on this 50th Anniversary of...

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Virtual Classroom: Mussels of the James River

Mussels are mollusks that live in freshwater ecosystems like rivers, lakes, and wetlands. They burrow in the substrate (sand, gravel, mud) in their ecosystem. Mussels have a foot that allows them to move around on the bottom of the river. They eat microscopic...

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