Laura Greenleaf is a Certified Virginia Master Naturalist and the co-founder of our Invasive Plant Task Force. Thanks to her work (and the work of our many volunteers!) we can uproot nuisance plants and allow our native plants to thrive!
There’s a quote out there about the power of a group. It alludes to the fact that one person doing something small may not make a difference, but a lot of people, each doing that small thing, can exact a colossal change.
Many of the invasive plant species occurring in the park established themselves decades ago and others are rapidly catching up. In the case of newcomers, we have the chance to intervene—so long as we recognize the threat.
The James River Park System is seeking a part time Invasive Species Coordinator to lead volunteers in Native Habitat Restoration.
Have you ever been at Pony Pasture and wondered about that patch of land in the middle of the James? That’s Williams Island.
The work of the James River Park System Invasive Plant Task Force doesn’t end when cold weather arrives. In fact, we are scheduling more invasive plant fighting volunteer days during January and February.