Yesterday we celebrated the independence of our country. We gathered with friends, family, that one guy who shows up at parties that no one knows, and celebrated this fine land by blowing up small parts of it. Like many of you, I spent my Fourth of July floating on the James River enjoying our wonderful […]
The old wooden steps at Huguenot Flatwater are gone. The wood steps were rotted out and past their service life. As part of a two-day work project at Huguenot, JROC volunteers and JRPS Staff cleared invasive plant species, cleaned up, and installed new stone steps. Access to modern equipment only helped so much. The backhoe […]
James River Outdoor Coalition members and park staff got an early start on Invasive Species Awareness Week yesterday at Huguenot Flatwater.
After nearly 40 years of faithful service the bridge connecting Sawmill Island to the maintenance road has been replaced. JROC approved and spent $2,158.16 to replace the bridge and ensure decades of easy access for hikers, bikers, and anyone out exploring the park. The demolition and construction took place over two weekends this January and […]
Vauxhall Island is one of the newest parts of the James River Park System. JROC and JRPS staff floated canoes over to the island and floated off literal boat loads of garbage. The island is host to several people and they were given notice before we came over. There is still plenty of work left […]