What is the JRLA?

What is the JRLA?

The James River Leadership Academy (JRLA) is a year-long leadership program for rising 10th, 11th, and 12th-grade high school students who are interested in advocating for the future of the James River. Students will develop awareness of how to apply environmental...
James River Expeditions

James River Expeditions

In 2011, the James River Association launched the James River Expedition, a program geared towards high school students in an effort to get them outside, up close, and personal with the river. On this river adventure, students navigate the James entirely by canoes,...
Community Week with The Steward School

Community Week with The Steward School

This fall the James River Association and The Steward School worked together to give their seventh-grade students a chance to connect with the James River.  We called it “Community week in and around the James”.  Approximately 60 seventh grade students were immersed...
2018 BWET

2018 BWET

Thanks to funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Richmond City Public School (RPS) students were offered hands-on scientific experiences in their own community. Throughout the month of October, students visited Reedy Creek, Pony...