James River Watch
Need to know the current water level for your canoe trip on the Upper James? Wondering if you’ll encounter sea nettles on a trip to the Lower James? Now you can find helpful river information in one convenient location. Get Interactive.
Envision The James
Learn more about the James and take part in creating a vision for the future of the river at www.EnvisionTheJames.org.
Support JRA with your Purchase
Grab a new bag of James River Blend coffee by Blanchard’s, pick up a discount card for shops and restaurants around Richmond or find out how you can get a stylish JRA wooden rain barrel! Visit the Gift Shop.
Protecting America's Founding River
More than one-third of all Virginians rely on the James River and its tributaries for water, commerce and recreation. After generations of nurturing its people, the James River needs nurturing itself. Let the James River Association show you how to enjoy and protect this natural treasure.
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JRA RiverRat Training
Do you love the river? Do you want to help the river? Become a JRA RiverRat! Two upcoming training sessions in July.
To learn more, click here.
Thank you to the volunteers that removed tires from the James River during the second annual Tire-less James event!
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View conditions on the James River to help make sure your day on the James is fun AND safe.! The James River Watch
News & Notes
James River Virtual Tour
For the first time, online viewers will be able to explore the entire 340-mile length of the James River through high-resolution, 360-degree panoramic images. View the map here.
Join JRA's Advocacy Network
Seeing the James River on fire was a wake up call for Virginia and the nation. Help ensure that a future disaster does not happen on the James.Click here to become a part of our Advocacy Network and take action to protect your river.
Invasive Plant Removal along the James River
Join JRA to remove invasive plants such as Tree of Heaven (Ailanthus altissima) from a buffer along the James River at the Belmead property in Powhatan County. We will be enhancing the buffer with more native plants in February 2015. Wear sturdy shoes and clothes you don't mind getting dirty. All supplies and water will be provided. Pre-registration is required. Click Here to register.