Getting up close and personal with the James elicits a new appreciation for the river. Read more

Sunday Story

Richmond businesses and universities embrace sustainability. Read more


A documentary featured in the RVA Environmental Film Festival highlights the diversity of a growing population of "EV" drivers. Read more


A Richmond survey records a wide range of temperatures on the same day. Read more


After three fraught years, Ryan and Travis Croxton's prized catch is about to make its debut. Read more


Explore natural wonders outside your back door with apps, classes and local programs. Read more


Richmond nonprofit Viridiant hosts an Earth Day weekend tour of green homes and an environmentally friendly 5K. Read more


Rain gardens provide an elegant solution to a dirty little problem. Read more

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Films on the Floodwall features works by local filmmakers about the James River. Read more


Starting this weekend, four artists will paint their winning designs along Harrison Street as part of the 2nd Annual Storm Drain Art Project, an effort to draw attention to the need to keep trash out of the James River. Read more


Eco-friendly health care activities range from urban gardening at the VCU Health campus to award-winning initiatives at Bon Secours facilities. Read more


RVAH2O presents the 2nd annual Storm Drain Art Project to raise awareness and help prevent pollution via storm drains. Read more


For nearly 10 years, the RVA Environmental Film Festival has illuminated the wonders of our planet and the ecological challenges it faces. Read more

Stage & Screen

Two urban homesteaders create a community oasis. Read more

Sunday Story

Green roofs are a growing trend. Read more

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City Council members vote to continue a controversial ordinance on the Reedy Creek stream restoration project after the Richmond Planning Commission deadlocked the week prior on the issue. Read more


A proposed high-speed rail line through Ashland has the railroad town on edge Read more



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Richmond restaurants support the James River with the Water for Water project. Read more

Food News & Trends


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Inspired by the design of the Western shirt and made from bamboo fiber, Henrico County-based Natural Border's shirts are designed to be comfortable for the beach-goer, boater and lover of the outdoors. Read more

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In the push to restore the health of North America’s largest estuary — the Chesapeake Bay — Richmond resident Jeff Corbin is the Environmental Protection Agency’s man on the scene Read more


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