To engage and unite Virginians to improve our natural and scenic environment.



  • Protecting Virginia’s scenic viewsheds
  • Promoting more walkable and bicycle friendly options in communities
  • Promoting tree planting, roadside wildflower and scenic byway programs
Got Green Candidates?

As we get nearer Election time, we thought we’d look at some green Presidents

Grab Your Gloves! It’s the Great American Cleanup!

It’s coming in April-the 2012 Great American Cleanup!

JRA gives Denbigh HS’ Courtyard a Makeover!

The James River Association’s Extreme Stream Makeover was conducted the week of April 11, 2011 and targeted the Stoney Run watershed. The community-wide event focused on three sites, one of which was Denbigh High School (DHS). Thanks to the Beautification and Community Greening grant from Keep Virginia Beautiful, JRA was able to complete a unique project with DHS.

Suffolk Battles Cigarette Litter

“Butts Are Litter Too!,” Keep Suffolk Beautiful and the Suffolk Clean Community Commission launched a Cigarette Litter Prevention campaign to reduce the amount of cigarette butts littered in city parks and at major city-sponsored events.

Fauquier County Fights Plastic Bag Litter

The purpose of the giveaway was to increase awareness about plastic bag litter and that the fact that re-usable bags were better for the environment.

Staunton River State Park Checks In

After winning their grant from KVB, Staunton River State Park cleans up cigarette litter and installs new receptacles.

The Power of Our Power

If you’re reading this you can thank a power plant. But what’s the cost?