The Tire-Less JamesThe Tire-Less James 
Saturday, September 13th

Let’s Work for a “Tire-less” James! 

Thank you to all of the volunteers that helped to remove remove tires from the James River during the second annual Tire-less James event! We had 180 volunteers pull over 1,000 tires from the river between Roanoke and Williamsburg! See photos from the event here.

JRA partnered with Virginia Canals & Navigations Society and the Heart of Virginia Council Boy Scouts of America in The Tire-less James project on September 13, 2014. The James River Batteau Festival is a trademark project of VC&NS.

The TireLess JamesBridgestone Americas LLC supported JRA's efforts by providing free hauling and recycling of all tires collected during the cleanup through its Tires4Ward program.

This was a self-directed cleanup. Volunteers were asked to select a section of the James for their cleanup and register online.

A big thank you goes to the teams below that helped remove tires from the James River.

River Section
Team Name
Craig Creek - Horseshoe Bend 
Radial River Rats
Snowden -Monacan Park
Central VA Master Naturalists
Lynchburg College / Keep Lynchburg Beautiful
Monacan Park - Hunting Creek
Central VA Master Naturalists
Reed Creek Landing - Lynchburg
Troop 7
Lynchburg - Joshua Falls
Biscuits & Gravy
Shannon/Jason
Joshua Falls -Bent Creek
Troop 70
Bent Creek - James River State Park
Troop 443 RVA
*Wingina - James River Wildlife Management Area
Rivanna Rebels
James River Batteau Festival
EZ does it
Outdoors at UVA
Renee Zinn
*James River Wildlife Management Area - Howardsville
Rivanna Rebels
James River Batteau Festival
EZ does it
Outdoors at UVA
Renee Zinn
Scottsville
Phi Theta Kappa Service Department
Hardware River Wildlife Management Area - Bremo
Troop 720
Cartersville - Westview
Erin & Monk
Westview - Powhatan State Park

Troop 2890
Troop 710
Park Floaters

Powhatan State Park - Beaumont/Maidens
Troop 1823
Robious Landing - Huguenot Flatwater
Riverfront Caretakers
Team Street
Steve and Pat
Huguenot Flatwater - Pony Pasture
Troop 772
Pony Pasture - Reedy Creek
BSA Troop 2860 (ad hoc)
14th Street - Great Shiplock Park
Aqua Kittens
Ancarrow's Landing - Osborne Park & Boat Landing
Unplugged
Dutch Gap - Deep Bottom Park
Troops 501 and 553
RIVER RATS
Deep Bottom Park - Hopewell Marina
Rich
Hopewell Marina - Lawrence Lewis Jr. Park
Lawrence Lewis Jr. Park - Eco Discovery Park
Eco Discovery Park - Lawnes Creek

 


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