Go Outside – Doctor’s Orders

If you’re like us, you’re practicing social distancing right now. But do you know what might help you avoid those gatherings, a doctor’s visit, and preserve your mental health? A good dose of the Great Outdoors.

My 2019 in Review

Since I’ve arrived in Richmond, my window overlooking the James River has shown me many great things and I’ve seen the wonderful opportunities the City has to offer. This past year or so has certainly given me much to reflect upon.

Free a Tree!

February 23rd signals the beginning of National Invasive Species Awareness Week, and we have a variety of events through the Park for you to learn more or lend a hand. On that Sunday you can join us at Pony Pasture to learn more about invasive species.

UNANIMOUS Approval for the Park Master Plan!

I want to thank you for all the help you provided this past year and beyond in helping to shape the James River Park System Master Plan! Last night was the end of “Phase 1” with the official adoption of the Master Plan by City Council in a unanimous decision.

Join Us for the Winter Solstice!

We hope that you’ll join us for OUR celebration on the 21st, when we’ll begin to gather at 4:30 PM at Belle Isle. There will be a traditional bonfire, snacks and hot drinks, and plenty of songs. Bring your singing voice or instrument so that you can join in!