Calendar of Events

2015 Events

August

August 20, 2015 -9:30am - 11:30am Trash Cleanup - College Creek, Williamsburg
Join JRA for a community cleanup at at College Creek on the Colonial Parkway. All supplies and water will be provided. Lunch is not provided, so please bring a brown bag lunch to eat during the break. Pre-registration is required. Youth are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult if under 18. Click here to register. If you have any questions, please contact Ben Hawkins at volunteer@jrava.org or 804-788-8811 x204.

August 26, 6pm - 8pm, Lynchburg Paddling Trip
Bring your canoe or kayak and join JRA's Upper James River Outreach Coordinator, Rob Campbell, on a quiet James River paddle leaving out of Riveredge Park. Please bring life jackets for the trip. Pre-registration is required.

August 27, 2015 -9:30am - 11:30am Trash Cleanup - James City County
Join JRA for a community cleanupin James City County. All supplies and water will be provided. Lunch is not provided, so please bring a brown bag lunch to eat during the break. Pre-registration is required. Youth are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult if under 18. Click here to register. If you have any questions, please contact Ben Hawkins at volunteer@jrava.org or 804-788-8811 x204.

September

September 1, 2015 6pm - 8:00 pm, Richmond Paddling Trip
Enjoy a free paddling trip in Richmond, guided by JRA Staff. Depart from Great Shiplock Park, at the intersection of Pear and Dock Streets in Richmond. There is a limit of 16 participants, with pre-registration required. Bring your own canoe or kayak, or use ours. Trips are free to the public, but participants may only attend one trip in the 2015 series.

September 5, 2015 9am-2pm, RiverRats Training, Hopewell
Training for JRA’s RiverRats program, to be held in Hopewell, location to be determined. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration is required. Click here to register. For more information contact Amber Ellis at (804)788-8811 ext 205 or volunteer@jrava.org.

September 7 , 2015 6pm - 8:00 pm, Williamsburg Paddling Trip
Explore the quiet marshes of Powhatan Creek on a free interpretive kayak paddle, guided by naturalists at James City County Marina. Kayaks, paddles and life jackets will be provided by Eco Discovery Park. Trips are free to the public, but participants may only attend one trip in the 2015 series. Limit of 14 participants, with pre-registration required.

September 12 , 2015 9am - 1pm, 16th Annual James River Regional Cleanup
Join us for the James River Advisory Council's 16th Annual Cleanup, 14 site locations throughout the watershed. For more information and to register visit the JRAC website.

September 17, 2015 6pm - 8:00 pm, Richmond Paddling Trip
Enjoy a free paddling trip in Richmond, guided by JRA Staff. Depart from Great Shiplock Park, at the intersection of Pear and Dock Streets in Richmond. There is a limit of 16 participants, with pre-registration required. Bring your own canoe or kayak, or use ours. Trips are free to the public, but participants may only attend one trip in the 2015 series.

September 30, 6pm - 8pm, Lynchburg Paddling Trip
Bring your canoe or kayak and join JRA's Upper James River Outreach Coordinator, Rob Campbell, on a quiet James River paddle leaving out of Riveredge Park. Please bring life jackets for the trip. Pre-registration is required.

December

December 5, 2015 9:30am-2:30pm
Training for JRA’s RiverRats program, to be held in Covington, at Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce Building, 110 Mall Road, Covington Virginia 24426. Directions. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration is required. Click here to register.

Year-Round

Eagle & Wildlife Eco Tours
On the first & third Saturdays of every month. 9 am - 11 am, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
On the first & third Sundays of every month. 7 am - 9 am, 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Experience the untamed beauty and majesty of bald eagles on the James River. Relax and enjoy their conservation success story aboard the Discovery Barge II, a 24 ft. pontoon boat. Departs from Deep Bottom boat landing in Varina, VA. $40 per person. Registration required. Contact Capt. Mike with Discover the James at (804) 938-2350. www.DiscoverTheJames.com.

Bald Eagle Photography Tours
On the second Saturdays of November - March. 9 am - 12 pm, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
On the second Sundays of November - March. 7 am - 10 am, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Experience the untamed beauty and majesty of bald eagles on the James River. Relax and enjoy their conservation success story aboard the Discovery Barge II, a 24 ft. pontoon boat. Departs from Deep Bottom boat landing in Varina, VA. $50 per person. Registration required. Contact Capt. Mike with Discover the James at (804) 938-2350. www.DiscoverTheJames.com.

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