As we work to increase accessibility to ALL Richmonders and visitors, we welcome to the Park people of all ages, races, sexes, and abilities. We even welcome their dogs…Within reason.
We’ve heard talk that some on City Council wish to reallocate where ARP funds go. Here is an op-ed submitted to our local media outlets by Josh Stutz, our Executive Director.
We’ve heard talk that some on City Council wish to make changes to Stoney’s plan and reallocate where some of those funds go. Here is language that we’ve used to communicate with Richmond’s elected officials. You are welcome to use it as well, and we encourage you to make your voice heard.
As you probably know, we continue to thrive thanks to your generosity. Another way to support our efforts is through the donation of stocks and other marketable securities. These donations help to sustain our long-term efforts.
On September 13th, Richmond Mayor Lavar Stoney presented his plan for allocating $155 million in American Rescue Plan funds. The plan directs $78 million towards parks and community centers. Please do your part to support the James River Park.
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!