Help the James River Park System battle invasive plants

JRPS has a survey and several workshops to get feedback on park experience and spread the word about invasive species.


The James River Park System covers 600 acres on the north and south sides of the river.

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The James River Park System wants your help tackling invasive species in the park. The JRPS Invasive Plant Task Force has released a survey to gather demographic information and test the waters of how much Richmonders know about native plants.

The task force is also hosting a series of free workshops this month. Sign up to learn about native plants, park stewardship, and the importance of healthy biodiversity.

Here is the schedule:

Saturday, March 23

  • 10 a.m. | Stone House, Forest Hill Park
  • 2 p.m. | Round House, Byrd Park

Saturday, March 30

  • 10 a.m. | Westover Hills Library
  • 2 p.m. | Belmont Library

Want to brush up on your native plant knowledge? We got you.

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