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Have you been wondering what’s going on with the Pump House? April 18th is your chance to find out!
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Monday, January 27, the James River Master Plan is being presented to Richmond City Council for its approval. This Master Plan, crafted with the input of park users from everywhere as well as each district of the City of Richmond, is a 10 year plan to protect, maintain and improve the James River Park System.