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Connecting to the James

Connecting to the James

This fall, over 340 people joined the James River Association for a paddle on the James River. As the lush greenery of late summer -- punctuated by paw paw fruit, purple pickerel weed flowers, and bald eagle flights -- matured into fall, these paddlers each took the...

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River Hero Home Month 2020

River Hero Home Month 2020

Thank you for celebrating River Hero Home Month!  Stormwater runoff continues to be one of the largest threats facing the James River. Every time it rains, fertilizers, herbicides, bacteria from pet waste, and chemicals flow from our properties into local waterways....

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Stranger Things in the James River Watershed

Stranger Things in the James River Watershed

The James River is a beautiful respite for many of us and also serves as a reminder that we are all connected both to nature and to one another. Its watershed spans 10,000 square miles and includes mountains, piedmont, and coastal plain. While we normally share ways...

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Meet our Heroes: Drew Harrigan

Meet our Heroes: Drew Harrigan

Every time it rains, fertilizers, herbicides, bacteria from pet waste, and chemicals flow from our properties into local waterways. This pollution can make it unsafe for people and wildlife. The James River Association created the River Hero Home program to celebrate...

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