The James River Basin Partnership (JRBP) is a grassroots, not-for-profit, 501(c)3 organization working to improve and protect the water quality of the springs, streams, rivers, and lakes in the James River Watershed which consists of almost a million acres of land in portions of 7 counties.

From our Blog

Thank You Melissa and Joe!

  Looking Back and Looking Forward This week as we all look into our own individual lives and the world around us, we remember who and what we are thankful for. Here at the James River Basin Partnership, we also want to reflect and renew with gracious thanks. Dearest friends, volunteers, board members, donors, individual members, family…

Hydrilla – Harmful, But Maybe Not Your Next Halloween Costume

As you consider your Halloween costume for this fall season, when you see the word hydrilla, you may think, “Now THAT sounds scary.” While hydrilla may not be as physically scary looking as Hydra (the mythological beast with multiple, fierce heads), hydrilla is definitely scary in itself as a harmful and infesting weed.    VS…

JRBP Staff Position Available- Apply now!

ATTENTION: THIS POSITION IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS James River Basin Partnership will have an opening for the position of Project Manager starting in November.  This is a wonderful opportunity to work with a small organization on some exciting projects! If you love water like we do, this position might be for you. Please see…

For Immediate Release: It’s SepticSmart Week!

  SepticSmart Week:  September 21-25, 2015  Missouri Smallflows Organization, along with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA), will celebrate SepticSmart Week from September 21-25, 2015. SepticSmart Week was conceived by the US EPA to emphasize to communities and homeowners the importance of properly maintaining a…

Upcoming Events

    What's new on the website

    The 2015 Status of the Watershed report is out and on our H2O Science page!

    Listen to an interview on KSMU about JRBP and info on the Clean Water Act.

    New link on our Helpful Links page: Learn about smoking's impact on oceans, lakes, rivers, and bays.

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