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General Assembly: 2024 Crossover Update

General Assembly: 2024 Crossover Update

It’s February 13, and while love is in the air, so is everyone else’s favorite holiday, Crossover! Well, maybe not everyone’s favorite holiday, but for those of us fortunate enough to work with the General Assembly, Crossover, or the day in the legislative session...

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Skip the Salt this Winter

Skip the Salt this Winter

Road salt pollutes local waterways and harms aquatic ecosystems The winter months bring us cold temperatures and wintry precipitation like snow, sleet, and freezing rain that can make paved surfaces and sidewalks hazardous. Each year, transportation departments across...

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Rain Barrel Winterization

Rain Barrel Winterization

As the cold days of winter arrive, it’s time to consider winterizing your rain barrel. Rain barrels are subject to harsh weather conditions. Disconnecting and storing them during the winter months can increase their longevity. Follow these three easy steps to prevent...

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Looking back on the 2023 Education Program

Looking back on the 2023 Education Program

As I look back on 2023, the James River Association's education program has done amazing work throughout our watershed. Last year JRA worked with 21 public school districts and 11 private schools. We had approximately 17,500 students on field experiences and opened a...

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