News on the James

 

James River Receives 'C' for Overall River Health
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily - October 24, 2013

Report: Restoration of river has 'slowed to trickle'
Roanoke Times - October 23, 2013

James River health improves slightly, still struggling with sediment
Daily Press - October 23,2013

Report: James River cleanup has stalled
The Daily Progress - October 23, 2013

Group gives James River a "C" in health
Richmond Times Dispatch - October 23, 2013

James River's water quality grade increases slightly
Lynchburg News and Advance - October 22, 2013

State of the James River Report Released
WSET - October 22, 2013

Sturgeon could be making a comeback in Virginia
The Virginian-Pilot - October 8, 2013

Several endangered surgeons are back in the James River
The Republic - Octber 5, 2013

2000 weigh in on Dominion line
Virginia Gazette October 1, 2013

Great blue herons make huge comeback, survey shows
Richmond Times Dispatch - September 30, 2013

Major James River Clean Up Day Across VA
The Daily Progress - September 25, 2013

STURGEONS A 'prime season' for viewing
Richmond Times Dispatch - September 24, 2013

Big sturgeons visiting downtown Richmond again
Richmond Times Dispatch - September 23, 2013

Canoe trip gives officials a chance to talk about James River's
Lynchburg News and Advance - September 20, 2013

Virginia Crossroads: Upper James River Water Trail
WSLS - September 16, 2013

Rocks could help save prehistoric fish
Progress Index - September 10, 2013

NPR's 'Morning Edition' reports on the state of James River eagles
W&M News & Events - September 9, 2013

Restoration of the sturgeon
Richmond Times Dispatch - September 9, 2013

Va Beach Boy Scouts Clean Tires Out of James
The Daily Progress - September 5, 2013

James River receives low grade in report
Staunton News Leader - October 22, 2013

State of the James River Report Released
WSET - October 22, 2013

Student recounts unique James River trip
Richmond Times Dispatch - August 29, 2013

Volunteers Bring Out Batteaus to Remove Tires From James River
ABC 13 - August 17, 2013

Study finds toxins in James River crabs
Richmond Times Dispatch - August 12, 2013

New reef created to save endangered fish native to James River
Progress Index - August 10, 2013

Volunteers Needed to Help Clean Up the James River
ABC13 - August 7, 2013

James River Association looks for volunteers for 'tire-less' effort
News & Advance - August 6, 2013

Public to get more access to bay watershed
Daily Press - August 6, 2013

Building a spawning habitat for sturgeon
Richmond Times Dispatch - August 4, 2013

Traditional summer camps important for learning, educators say
Daily Press - August 4, 2013

SCC official recommends proposed power line over James River
Richmond Times Dispatch - August 2, 2013

Public to get more access to bay watershed
Daily Press - August 2, 2013

The Riverkeeper
Village News Online- July 31, 2013

James River Sea Monster: Prehistoric fish given breeding ground
Village News Online - July 31, 2013

Floating Classroom Lands in Scottsville
The Daily Progress - July 31, 2012

The James River: Comeback central for bald eagles
William and Mary News - July 29, 2013

James River Association Installs Third Artificial Reef (w/ Video)
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily - July 29, 2013

Expedition down 'America's Founding River'
Examiner.com - July 28, 2013

Gov. McDonnell will cut ribbon on county's new state park July 6
Richmond Times Dispatch - June 28, 2013

Student bond on journey down the James River
Daily Press - June 28, 2013

Stretch of James River named an endangered historic place
Fox 43 TV - June 21, 2013

Scottsville Batteau Festival Brings History to Life
The Charlottesville Newsplex - June 20, 2013

Burrell Named James River Park Manager
Richmond.com - April 29, 2013

Why Richmond, Why?!? Rings in James River Rocks
Richmond.com - April 29, 2013

Group takes early step in making the James River a regional attraction
Richmond Times Dispatch - April 29, 2013

James River Association to dock in Williamsburg
The Virginia Gazette - April 26, 2013

County’s ‘River Heroes’ help clean up the James
Chesterfield Observer - April 24,2013

NATURE'S CLASSROOM: Hundreds cross the James to explore Presquile Island and reconnect with nature
Villiage News - April 17, 2013

James RiverFest returns Saturday
The Virginia Gazette - April 16, 2013

Pedals power JRA’s new ecology school
Richmond Outside.com - April 12, 2013

April is River Hero Home Month
Bonair Buzz - April 10, 2013

HOLMBERG: Marina growing near downtown adding to love of River City
CBS6 WTVR - April 9, 2013

Volunteers Not Afraid to Get Their Hands Dirty on MLK Day
WSET - January 22, 2013

Volunteers remove tires from Amherst County creek
WDBJ7 - January 22, 2013

James River in Richmond at highest level since last Spring
WTVR - January 18, 2013

Riverkeepers monitor and educate about the James
Virginia Gazette - January 11, 2013

The River City's Ralph White, steward of James River Park System, retiring
The Republic - December 23, 2012

James River Park manager retires
WTVR - December 23, 2012

Williams Island Now Part of James River Park
Richmond.com - December 18, 2012

History of Splashy Plans for James River Park
Richmond.com - December 14, 2012

Virginia launches initiative to help farmers implement conservation
Washington Post - December 6, 2012

Virginia launches farm conservation initiative
The Virginian-Pilot - December 5, 2012

A make-or-break moment for 'the most important fish in the sea'
Washington Post - November 30, 2012

Watermen flock back to the James as it re-opens for oystering
Daily Press - November 21. 2012

Post-Sandy river contamination levels remain high
The Virginian-Pilot - November 13, 2012

VMRC: 'Oodles' of baby oysters now bode well for harvest in 3 years
Daily Press - November 10, 2012

Shellfish harvesting ban tough on watermen, seafood companies
Daily Press- November 9, 2012

Health deparment reopens upper James, some other shellfish grounds
Virginia Gazette - November 8, 2012

Some Va. waterways reopen to shellfish harvesting
The Virginian-Pilot - November 8, 2012

Watermen affected by sewage spill
WAVY-TV - November 7, 2012

ESSAY: 40 years of the Clean Water Act
Virginia Gazette - October 24, 2012

Powering up for a fight
Virginia Gazette - October 24, 2012

Evidence of fall spawning by Atlantic sturgeon in Virginia river
Phys.Org - October 15, 2012

Marshall Expedition featured
The Fayette Tribune - October 10, 2012

Study targets James River algae that can be harmful
Richmond Times Dispatch - September 10, 2012

Scientist finds a rare sturgeon in and plans to look for more
Richmond Times Dispatch - September 28, 2012

Giant sturgeons spotted in the James downtown
Richmond Times Dispatch- September 26, 2012

Health officials close part of James River to shellfishing
The Virginian-Pilot - September 27, 2012

Journey on the James
Henrico Citizen - September 28, 2012

Richmond wins 'Best River Town' in landslide
Richmond Times Dispatch - September 11, 2012

Sturgeon: The Fish That Saved Virginia
Richmond.com - September 9, 2012

The Best River Towns in America: Richmond, Virginia
Outside - September 5, 2012

Who needs fish when you can catch blue crabs?
Richmond Times Dispatch - September 2, 2012

Rivers group assess water-friendly codes in Va.
The Virginian-Pilot - July 28, 2012

Analysis looks at development codes
Fredericksburg.com - July 27, 2012

Expedition takes scenic route down James River
Progress Index - July 26, 2012

Wildlife refuge education center under way
Progress Index - July 26, 2012

Rivers groups assess water-friendly practices Va. localities within Chesapeake
Washington Post - July 25, 2012

Rivers groups assess water-friendly practices Va. localities within Chesapeake
Washington Post - July 25, 2012

Upper James River keeper keeps an eye on feeder streams
Lynchburg News and Advance - July 23, 2012

Students leave for 8 days on James River Expedition
Richmond Times Dispatch - July 22, 2012

James River Expedition Completes First Segment
ideastations.org - July 16, 2012

High School Students Take on James River Challenge
NBC 29 News - July 12, 2012

Va. students learn on the James River
WTOP.com - July 10, 2012

James River Expedition for High School Students in Virginia
Proptalk.com - June 5, 2012

DEQ says no bacteria found after James River sewage spill
WTVR 6 - July 5, 2012

Hampton High teacher, student explore James River on 8-day expedition
DailyPress - June 5, 2012

James River showing few adverse signs from Lynchburg sewage spill
Lynchburg News and Advance - July 4, 2012

Partially untreated sewage in the James River
WTVR 6- July 4, 2012

DEQ: James River sewage spill's health risk low
WJTV - July 4, 2012

Lynchburg treatment plant outage caused sewage to flow into James River
Richmond Times Dispatch - July 3, 2012

Millions of Gallons of Waste in James River
WSET - July 2, 2012

Va students learn on the James River
WRIC - July 2, 2012

Virginia students teachers take learning expedition down segments
Dailyjournal.net - July 1, 2012

James River alert issued following wastewater discharge
Examiner.com - July 1, 2012

Unraveling the batteau boat's history
Beckley Register-Herald - June 29, 2012

Students head out on 3-week learning excursion on the James River
wdbj7.com - June 27, 2012

Students hit the James River on a learning Expedition
ktla.com- June 26, 2012

Students head out on 3-week learning excursion on the James River
WDBJ7 - June 23, 2012

Pioneering 1812 survey to be recognized by June 26 program
The Fayette Tribune - June 20, 2012

Batteau Festival to set sail Saturday
Lynchburg News and Advance - June 16, 2012

Hundreds of Volunteers Clean the James River
Richmond.com - June 9, 2012

Citizens clean up James River in annual event
Midlothian Exchange - June 7, 2012

Outdoors: A trip to remember, part two
Richmond Times Dispatch - June 6, 2012

Masses helping bay grasses Learn more
Richmond Times Dispatch - June 4, 2012

OUTDOORS: Traveling the Intracoastal Waterway: Part I
Richmond Times Dispatch - June 1, 2012

Follow the rules to stay safe on the James River
WTVR - May 28, 2012

Liberty University to resubmit James River dock request
WSLS 10 - May 26, 2012

Group navigates New River in batteau boat
Beckley Register-Herald - May 24, 2012

James River can be deceptively dangerous
Richmond Times Dispatch - May 21, 2012

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Expands With Four Connectors
National Parks Traveler - May 18, 2012

James River added to historic Smith trail
The Virginian-Pilot - May 16, 2012

Great News for Batteaux Celebration
Lynchburg News and Advance - May 15, 2012

James River surges as rains soak Lynchburg area
Lynchburg News and Advance - May 15, 2012

Fish kill could hit James River
Roanoke.com - May 13, 2012

Festival Planned for James River Batteaux Launch
WSET - May 11, 2012

Lynch's Landing to hold celebration with batteau launch
Lynchburg News and Advance - May 11, 2012

Outdoors: Catfish are back
The Daily Progress - May 10, 2012

JRAC recognizes 'Stewards of the River'
Village News Online - May 9, 2012

Volunteers to plant underwater grasses in James River today
Richmond Times Dispatch - May 4, 2012

The keys to stalking James River catfish « Richmond Outside
Richmond Outside - April 30, 2012

200 Altria Volunteers Spruce Up James River
Richmond.com - April 27, 2012

Handicap ramp to James River debuts
WWBT - April 25, 2012

Wheelchair-accessible kayak ramp opens
Richmond Times Dispatch - April 25, 2012

Group seeks public input on protecting the James River
Lynchburg News and Advance - April 24, 2012

Master Plan Envisions Newest Park for City of Richmond's James River
PR Web - April 24, 2012

James River Park to Gain New Property
Richmond.com - April 23, 2012

Marshall Expedition: Into Appalachia
National Geographic - April 23, 2012

Scientists research osprey eggs on James River
Richmond Times Dispatch - April 22, 2012

Sustainability is good business
Richmond Times Dispatch - April 22, 2012

Earth Day celebrated around Richmond region
Richmond Times Dispatch - April 21, 2012

Top 10 Ways Richmonders Are Helping the James
Richmond.com - April 20, 2012

Marshall Expedition arrives in Lynchburg, VA
National Geographic - April 16, 2012

The Marshall Expedition « Virginia Public Radio
By Connie Stevens - April 16, 2012

The Marshall Expedition
National Geographic - April 12, 2012

Renewal: Bottom's up
Richmond Times Dispatch - April 12, 2012

Richmond Riverfront: Plan is ambitious and doable
Richmond Times Dispatch - April 8, 2012

Organization tries to 'Envision the James'
Richmond Times Dispatch - April 6, 2012

Speak out on the future of the James River
WWBT - April 4, 2012

Meeting will help plot vision for James River
Richmond Times Dispatch - April 4, 2012

Community meeting in Richmond to discuss James River
Richmond Times Dispatch - April 3, 2012

James River meeting to be held in Scottsville
The Daily Progress - March 30, 2012

Make Your Home a River Hero Home
NBC 29 News - March 26, 2012

Report: Virginia second in nation in water pollution
WTVR - March 23, 2012

JRA encourages people to conserve water and save money
WWBT - March 21, 2012

City Envy: Richmond's Riverfront
Richmond.com - March 20, 2012

People taking a cooling dip in the James River today must wear a ...
wtvr.com - March 16, 2012

Protecting the James River could make you a hero
Wbdj7.c0m - March 14, 2012

Save the James With 'River Hero Homes'
Richmond.com - March 13, 2012

Be a "River Hero" to help protect the Chesapeake watershed
Lynchburg News and Advance - March 13, 2012

“James River Hero Home” Program Will Certify Residences
VA Water Central News Group - March 11, 2012

James River Association announces 'River Hero Homes
Richmond Outside - March 11, 2012

No significant impact for bunkhouse construction at Presquile Island
Village News Online - March 1, 2012

Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network
The Chesapeake Bay Journal - February 29, 2012

Bunkhouse project proceeding at Virginia wildlife refuge in Chesterfield
The Republic - February 27, 2012

Bunkhouse proposal for Presquile National Wildlife Refuge is approved
Richmond Times Dispatch - February 27, 2012

Herons pairing off again near Shockoe Slip
Richmond Times Dispatch - February 24, 2012

Where Am I RVA: Great Blue Heron Rookery
Richmond.com - February 21, 2012

Richmond Eagle Cam stars get their names
Richmond Times Dispatch - February 11, 2012

James River Association Recruiting New RiverRats
Rual Virginian - February 6, 2012

Ancient fish to be protected to prevent extinction
Annapolis Capital - February 2, 2012

Sturgeon to be listed endangered
Daily Press - January 31, 2012

Amherst Park Will Be a River Draw
Lynchburg News and Advance - January 31, 2012

City Council Puts Bluffwalk Project on Fast Track
WSET - January 25, 2012

County on Its Way to Get New Riverside Park
WSET - January 24, 2012

Lynchburg leaders consider accelerating funding for Bluffwalk project
WDBJ7 - January 23, 2012

Letter campaign hopes to fully restore Clean Water Act
Nelson County Times - Januar 18, 2012

James River National Wildlife Refuge
Federal Register - January 15, 2012

Conceptual plan in place for James River Heritage Trail
Richmond Outside -January 7, 2012

Presquile bunkhouse plan open for comment
Richmond Times Dispatch - December 8, 2011

James River Expedition Final Day
Enformable - December 4, 2011

OUTDOORS: James River's overall health rates a C
Richmond Times Dispatch - December 4, 2011

James River's Health
Richmond.com - Open Source - December 2, 2011

The James Takes a Hit, Yet Again
Lynchburg News and Advance - December 2, 2011

James River downgraded to "C"
DailyPress.com - December 2, 2011

'State of the James River' declines
Richmond Times Dispatch - December 2, 2011

James River Association assigns latest grade to the James River
Blue Virginia - December 2, 2011

James River gets a 'C' on its report card
Staunton News Leader - December 2, 2011

James River Association assigns latest grade to the integrity of the James River
Examiner.com - December 1, 2011

Report sees James River quality progress slowing
The Daily Progress - December 1, 2011

Report: James River's health has declined
Richmond Times Dispatch - December 1, 2011

Report shows James River not as healthy
Lynchburg News and Advance - November 30, 2011

James River health downgraded to a "C"
WTVR - November 30, 2011

James River report: Some progress and still some pollution problems
The Daily Progress - November 30, 2011

Environmental report gives James River a 'C'
The Virginian-Pilot - November 30, 2011

Decrease In James River's Health
WINA AM 1070 - November 30, 2011

James River's health is declining, experts say
WVEC.com - November 30, 2011

Report to size up James River
WAVY.com - Noevmber 30, 2011

James River's health declining, new report says
Richmond Times Dispatch - November 30, 2011

James River downgraded to "C"
Daily Press (blog) - November 30, 2011

2011 State of the James Press Release
November 30, 2011

James River Expedition Launch Day June 25
Enformable - November 29, 2011

James River Expedition Fly Fishing Day
Enformable - November 29, 2011

Female sturgeon caught in James suggests fall spawning run
The Chesapeake Bay Journal - September 30, 2011

Botetourt County waterway recognized
WDBJ7.com - September 26, 2011

The James River Expedition ends after 28 days and 340 miles
The Daily Press - September 20, 2011

VCU student catches and studies sturgeons in the James
Richmond Times Dispatch - September 19, 2011

1 in 5 bald eagle nests on James destroyed by Irene
Virginia Gazette

Bald eagle population continues to rise
Virginia Gazette - September 9, 2011

2nd Annual Dragon Boat Festival Hits James River
NBC Channel 12 - August 1, 2011

Bethel teacher and 3 students return from month on James River
Daily Press - July 23, 2011

Group Paddles James River for 28 Days
Capitalbay News - July 23, 2011

James River Expedition
Daily Press - July 23, 2011

Group Paddles James River for 28 Days
WSET - July 23, 2011

Snorkeling lets kids see fish where they live
Richmond Times Dispatch - July 17, 2011

Students get learning opportunity of lifetime
The Richmond Times Dispatch - July 15, 2011

Two never-finished Navy ships head to scrap heap
The Virginian-Pilot - July 15, 2011

Glass students paddle their way to Bay, make Lynchburg stop
New Era Progress - July 14, 2011

Floating James River classroom stops in Richmond
NBC12 - July 14, 2011

James River Expedition visits Bear Garden
Dominion - Youtube - July 9, 2011

Va students to take 4-week James River expedition
NBC12 News - July 7, 2011

James River Expedition
Dominion - July 7, 2011

YouTube - Expedition Fly Fishing Day
Dominion - July 7, 2011

Fewer shad stocked in Bay rivers; strong spawning run raises hopes
The Chesapeake Bay Journal - July 6, 2011

Biologists grapple with how to handle spread of blue catfish
The Chesapeake Bay Journal - July 6, 2011

Outdoors: Will local knowledge be an edge in B.A.S.S. event?
Richmond Times Dispatch - July 3, 2011

James River Becomes Floating Classroom for Local Students
Newsplex.com - July 2, 2011

Glass students paddle their way to Bay, make Lynchburg stop
Lynchburg News and Advance - July 1, 2011

Sublime Swimming
RVANews - July 1, 2011

Fishing report
Richmond Times Dispatch - July 1, 2011

Survey of Civil War shipwrecks continues in James River
The Virginian-Pilot - June 30, 2011

Va students to take 4-week James River expedition
Greenwich Time - June 30, 2011

Batteau festival ends on a cool day at Maidens' Landing
Goochland Gazette - June 29, 2011

Survey of Civil War shipwrecks in James River continues
The Virginian-Pilot - June 28, 2011

OUTDOORS: Students await learning opportunity of lifetime on James
Richmond Times Dispatch - June 26, 2011

James expedition set
Richmond Times Dispatch - June 25, 2011

Fishing report
Richmond Times Dispatch - June 24, 2011

Va students to take 4-week James River expedition
WSET - June 23, 2011

Annual batteau festival sets sail from Lynchburg to Richmond
Greenfield Daily Reporter - June 20, 2011

Floating along
Charlotte Observer - June 20, 2011

Batteau Festival 2011: Pull of river draws younger participants
Lynchburg News and Advance - June 18, 2011

Batteau Festival launches amid booms, cheers
Lynchburg News and Advance - June 18, 2011

Lynch's Landing interested in renewing Batteau Festival ties
Lynchburg News and Advance - June 16, 2011

Cleanup float of lower James set for Saturday
Springfield News-Leader - June 14, 2011

Sturgeon: Should they be listed under the Endangered Species Act?
Daily Press - June 12, 2011

Access improvements planned along Richmond riverfront
Richmond Times Dispatch - June 6, 2011

Spawning female Atlantic sturgeon found in James River
The Chesapeake Bay Journal - June 1, 2011

Turning the James into a classroom environment
Richmond Times Dispatch - May 8, 2011

Storm drain art promotes water awareness
News-Leader.com - May 5, 2011

Pat Calvert Interview on Open Source
April 22,2011

Virginia Capitol undergoes project to reduce stormwater runoff into the James
The Republic - April 20, 2011

Volunteers work to restore James River watershed
WVEC.com - April 15, 2011

VIDEO: Volunteers help clean up James River tributary
Daily Press - April 13, 2011

Extreme Stream Makeover: James River Association plans to restore Denbigh creek
Daily Press - March 26, 2011

Outdoors column: freeing trees from refuse
Richmond Times Dispatch - March 25, 2011

Green makeover a win for student
Midlothian Exchange - March 24, 2011

Best River Spot in Richmond
Richmond.com - February 2, 2011

Bay Foundation to off tips on underwater grasses
WRIC - February 2, 2011

VA DEQ to study PCB contaminaion in James River, identify sources for cleanup
WDBJ7.com - January 31, 2011

Counting oysters in the James River — one shell at a time
Daily Press - January 10, 2011

River's scenic area may grow
Progress Index - January 10, 2011

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