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.

Meet James River ParkStar Greg Velzy

In addition to being a Board Member for the Friends of James River Park, Greg Velzy the Founder of the James River Outdoor Coalition, Chair of the Falls of the James River, and more. Why is he so busy? Because his 50 years in Richmond have made him fall in love with our Park.

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.