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Gauge Height: 4.73'
Flow: 4020 cfps

Trail Conditions: Richmond


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Low Tide: 5:36pm

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More volunteer opportunities in JRPS

April 13, 2012 8:54am

The Friends of the James River Park have two volunteer opportunities for those with the time and inclination. As usual appropriate shoes, clothing and gloves are recommended:

Sat 4/14 10 am North Bank Park

  • One team sweeps and paints the access tower
  • One team goes along the river to get trash and graffiti


Sat 4/14 2 pm Pony Pasture Rapids

  • One team drills holes in fallen logs along entrance road and hammers in dowels with mushroom spores

(Bring your own battery powered electric drill —- each battery only lasts for 20 or 30 minutes~one inch deep holes)

  • One team helps Ralph install a bench beside the river access steps 

Ralph’s cell 432-1832. If interested, please contact ElaineMarolla@yahoo.com to register.

About Andy Thompson

I was the Outdoors Columnist at the Times-Dispatch from 2007 to 2013, writing twice a week about mountain biking, fishing, hunting, paddling and much more. I live a 1/4 mile from the James River, close enough to see bald eagles soaring over my house on their way to find a meal. Pretty cool, eh?