Family on the James at Pony PastureBecome a Member

If clean water, abundant wildlife and protecting our natural resources are important to you, then you belong in the James River Association. JRA is a member-supported nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the health of the James River and its tributaries.

JRA Members now receive discounts of up to 20% on paddlecraft, river trips and more

The James River Association wants to help you get out and enjoy the James.  As a JRA member you are now eligible for discounts of up to 20% from the JRA partners listed below.  Simply show your valid JRA Member Card to receive your discount. (Cards are valid for one year from the date of issue.)  If you can’t find your card, contact JRA and we’ll replace it. If you need to renew your membership, you can do that here!

Additional JRA membership benefits include:

  • An exclusive JRA member decal for your car or home
  • Tidings, JRA’s informative newsletter
  • Invitations to events including our Annual Meeting and Westover Lawn Party
  • Monthly email updates from RiverWatch, our e-newsletter
  • River updates, news about volunteer opportunities, and river-related events,
  • The personal satisfaction of knowing that you’re helping protect America’s Founding River

 Plus, if you live in the James River watershed you can become a certified JRA River Hero Home and receive addition discounts from nurseries and lawn and garden centers in your area!

Join or Renew your Membership

To join or renew your membership online, select the appropriate level and click "donate." Our online donations are through PayPal's secure payment system. You do not have to have a PayPal account to donate.

$15 Student Membership

$35 Friend Membership


$50 Supporter Membership

$100 Advocate Membership

$250 Protector Membership

$500 Guardian Membership

Become a Sustaining Member

Make a monthly membership gift to the James River Association:

$5 Monthly Gift

$10 Monthly Gift

$15 Monthly Gift

$20 Monthly Gift

$25 Monthly Gift

$50 Monthly Gift

Give a Gift Membership

Please include the recipient's name and address. The recipient will receive a membership card in the mail.

Make a Donation

Instead of a yearly membership gift, I would like to make a general donation:

A general gift

Make a Memorial Gift

I would like to make a gift in memory of someone:

In memory of someone

I would like to make a gift in honor of someone:

In honor of someone

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