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James River Plantations Part 3

The most expansive plantation building phase along the James River exploded into life after the 1618 tobacco crop sold for an eye catching £5,000. At that moment the English knew that there was indeed something worthwhile to the Virginia venture. 731 more words

River City Crew

River City Crew is the non-profit my group is working with this semester. They are a non-profit, of course, that came together back in 2009 with a mission to bring scholastic rowing to the Richmond area for 8th to 12th-grade students who attend schools that do not have an affiliated rowing program. 434 more words

Impact of Drought on Suspended Load: The Vermillion, Big Sioux, and James Tributaries

How does drought affect suspended load in streams?

The Missouri River basin moves suspended sediment loads which are an important part of river hydrology. Due to the installation of Gavins Point Dam sediment loads have been greatly reduced downstream on the Missouri National Recreational River, while at the same time, trapping sediment upstream of the dam. 304 more words

I Am The River

So far this year, I have crossed the Mississippi River 7 times. I love crossing the Mighty Mississippi. I’m not sure why, but ever since I was a kid, it was always a highlight of my travels. 651 more words


Shrine, Huguenot Flatwater Area (James River, RVA)

Someone put a shrine on top of a stump, and I made the photo of it look like an old photograph (I hope). Anyway it’s sitting somewhere on the James River west of the Huguenot Road bridge.