We recently got a helping hand…hoof…from a team…herd…of goats.
“Urban River Ambassadors” are area high school students who work with the staff of the Park to learn about our local national resources and then pass these lessons on to other middle-school aged kids. The Park lucked out when they found Trevon Lewis and Evan Watkins.
The James River Park is a tremendous asset and resource, but many in our region (and indeed around the world) don’t realize that it belongs to all of us, and it’s free to enjoy. Penelope Davenport is the James River Park System Outdoor Education Program Supervisor, and she wants to change this.
On July 12, the Governor announced the James River Buffer Program. It’s part of a $15 million initiative to improve the water quality in and around the James River.