When we started our ParkStar series, we wanted to celebrate the volunteers and staff at the James River Park System. Today’s ParkStar is a little bit different: It’s a business. Thank you, Legend Brewing.
It’s getting to be that time of year. If you’re a fan of the Park and enjoy being by the James, there’s no shortage of cool and fun things to enjoy this Summer.
We hosted the Wood River Run 2022 last weekend at Pony Pasture Park, and it was a huge success! Together we raised close to $50,000 in Christian’s memory and more than 200 people came out to show their support.
Hunter Applewhite and his team at the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation have made a huge impact on the Richmond community.
The Mayor’s office has proposed a James River Park System operating budget of a little over $1.1 Million for FY 23. It allows for the creation of a Park Ranger pilot program.
Folks, I am frustrated. It makes me sad to see that so many people that use the Park choose to leave behind permanent reminders of their presence in the form of graffiti.
We love the Park because of its beauty, the opportunity it affords for adventure, and what it teaches us. In dollars and cents, it’s as valuable as gold.
As a small nonprofit organization, we rely very heavily on volunteers to make our work possible. Some of our strongest and most dedicated volunteers are our Board of Directors. We’re excited about welcoming some new faces!
As you all should know by now, Bryce Wilk is leaving the James River Park System for a position with Virginia State Parks. He shared some parting thoughts with us:
We’re always working to improve the experience for everyone who enjoys the James River Park System, and much of that work is fostering a healthy natural environment. This means working to reduce litter, providing proper access to the trails and the James River, and more. One of our more persistent and ongoing tasks is the […]