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.
Limited Edition Shirts
Grab a limited edition How do you River? shirt to show your pride in the James!
Only available until June 1st!
READY TO TEST YOUR GRIT?
Challenge yourself by competing in a 140 mile, 100 mile or 20 mile race! James River Rundown
Check the Conditions!
Weekly water testing results start reporting on Saturday May 28. JamesRiverWatch.org
News & Notes
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How do you River? We want Virginians to enjoy the James River, nurture it and join us in protecting and restoring its waters. Grab a limited edition How do you River? shirt to show your pride in the James! Only available until June 1st!
Get yours here!
The Annual Westover Lawn Party is a signature event held each summer at Westover Plantation in Charles City, VA. This event, JRA’s largest fundraiser, centers on family and educational activities, live entertainment, great food and both a silent and live auction. Sponsorship is available at all levels with proceeds from the event going to support the James River Association. Find out more.
Pick your distance and let's go! The James River Rundown is a series of canoe, kayak, and paddleboard races running through the heart of Virginia, on the historic James River. www.JamesRiverRundown.org
Heading out to the river? Starting Friday, May 27th, weekly water testing results will be posted to the James RiverWater map! Plan your trip and get the water conditions. www.JamesRiverWatch.org
The James River Association is partnering with local outfitters throughout the watershed to offer a series of afternoon paddles in 2016. The James River Interpretive Paddle is intended to educate and inspire participants to become paddlers and better stewards of our natural resources. Registration is limited for each trip and is on a first come first serve basis. Find out more.