This podcast is great. The conversation with Andy Slabaugh focuses on how one man uses the James River Park to help kids heal. As a therapist, Slabaugh takes kids into the woods and along the water to get them to open up about what's going on in their lives.read more
The Lionfish is a colorful little killer that’s creating havoc in the Caribbean and Atlantic. But our Park has its own invasive species to deal with.read more
Hello there! My name is Bryce Wilk and I hail from the state of New York, but have since fallen in love with Virginia and the RVA. I first acquainted myself with Virginia when I enrolled into the College of William and Mary where I received my Bachelors of Science in...read more
The City of Richmond's Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Department came under the leadership of Chris Frelke in 2018. One of the first tasks undertaken by the new Director was to review overall park operations. Once the review was completed, he recognized...read more
Join members of the JRPS Invasive Plant Task Force, starting Feb. 24, 2019 for a week full of events designed to raise awareness, highlight solutions and provide hands-on opportunities for you to join the campaign to remove invasive species from the Park. Activities will be held in multiple locations throughout the park system and include botanist-guided walks, observing goats as they munch offending plants or getting in on that action by helping free-a-tree.read more
In 1882, Cutshaw supervised the construction of the Richmond Pump House. Built with local granite, this Victorian Gothic shrine to industry and nature was erected along the Kanawha Canal…read more
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