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.
Our River is at risk
Become an advocate for the James and join the voices of other Virginians to protect one our most valued natural resources.
To learn more, visit RiverAtRisk.org.
Planting at Great Shiplock Park
Volunteer to help install native plants on Chapel Island and remove invasive plant species on November 20th.
To register, click here.
James River Virtual Tour
Explore the entire 340-mile James River through high-resolution, 360-degree panoramic images.
To learn more, view the map here.
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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
Our River at Risk
- Richmond, November 12th, 6-7:30PM at the Virginia War Memorial
- Lynchburg, November 13th, 6-7:30PM at the Lynchburg Museum
- Williamsburg, November 18th, 6-7:30PM at the Jamestown Settlement
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.Visit RiverAtRisk.org to take action to protect your river.
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.
Planting at Chapel Island/Great Shiplock Park
November 20, 1-4pm, Volunteers will be installing native plantings on Chapel Island and removing invasive plant species. 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.