Happy Summer from Giles!

1.5 TRIP2

The Summer season in the Park is in full swing, and there is a ton of progress on projects of all sizes!

A Happy Fourth!

“What do you do with the money? Why should I support the work you do?” As a nonprofit director, these are probably the most important questions for me, and I couldn’t be prouder to write this blog addressing those questions.

Why Support Us?

“What do you do with the money? Why should I support the work you do?” As a nonprofit director, these are probably the most important questions for me, and I couldn’t be prouder to write this blog addressing those questions.

Did You Leave More than Footprints?

Graffiti at pipeline

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.

Invasive Species Awareness Week!

Students remove English Ivy

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 […]

Help Us Advocate for Park Funding!

Reedy Creek

There are a few important pieces of legislation that the Friends would like to update you about. Most important to us are the proposed budget amendments to fund our Master Plan to the tune of $15 million per year for two years.

Own a Piece of the Park

Park sign

You can own a piece of Park history. Trail Hut has a collection of used James River Park signs for sale!

We’re Counting on You

This Giving Tuesday we are asking you to support your James River Park System. We need your help to ensure that the Park is the best that it can be, and that it will be around for future generations.