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3,000 trees to be planted in Virginia’s Piedmont this spring

The James River Association, in partnership with Robert E. Lee and Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation Districts, will be planting 3,000 native tree seedlings at eight farms in Albemarle, Amherst, and Nelson counties this spring with volunteers as part of the James River Tree-Athlon.

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James River Association applauds McAuliffe for amendments to coal ash bill

The James River Association commended Governor McAuliffe for his amendments to Senate Bill 1398.

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Stop pollution at home with James River Association

Homeowners living in the James River basin are invited to join the James River Association in celebrating River Hero Home month this March.

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James River Expedition sets sail for sixth year

The sixth annual James River Expedition kicks off today with 27 ecologically-minded students from across Virginia’s James River basin.

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James River Leadership Academy celebrates first class of river stewards

The James River Association will celebrate the inaugural class of the James River Leadership Academy at the Leadership Launch.

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James River Association receives Virginia Tourism Corporation grant

The James River Association and its partners received $35,750 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Program grant fund.

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Dominion, James River Association agree to wastewater discharge plan at Bremo Power Station

Dominion and the James River Association have reached a settlement on discharges of treated water from coal ash ponds at the Bremo Power Station.

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James River earns grade of “B-“ in James River Association State of the James report card

The James River Association’s biennial State of the James report card, a comprehensive assessment of the health of the river, finds the overall health of the James to have improved from a grade of “C+” in 2013 to a “B-“ in 2015.

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Envision the James initiative receives NFWF funds for sediment reduction

A joint proposal submitted by the James River Association and Chesapeake Conservancy will receive funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to reduce sediment and nutrient runoff to improve water quality in the James River watershed as part of the Envision the James initiative.

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James River Association launches “How do you River?” awareness, conservation campaign

How do you River? That’s the question at the center of a new campaign that launched today from the James River Association, the Virginia organization dedicated to promoting the protection and enjoyment of America’s Founding River.

Environmental groups partner to restore historic riverfront in Powhatan

Through a Virginia Department of Forestry grant, the James River Association is partnering with the Chesapeake Conservancy and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament to enhance and restore the riverfront along the James River at St. Francis/St. Emma, also known as Belmead, in Powhatan.


Governor proclaims October as Fall is for Planting Month

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe proclaims October as “Fall is for Planting Month” in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Click here to view the Governor’s Proclamation.

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Virginia becomes first state to file brief in support of Chesapeake Bay restoration

Attorney General Mark R. Herring today announced that he has filed an amicus brief to protect Virginia’s efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay and to defend the right of Virginia and other Bay states to work together to protect and restore the Bay.