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Posts by James Shelton:

08/02/08 James River Piedmont

August 18th, 2008 · No Comments

I went to the camping at the James River State Park in the Peidmont .  I floatled and rafted for a length of the river.  I saw the water grass in over 50% of the River in most places.  There was less if the trees and vegetation had been cleared on the flood plain and [...]

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08/09/08 James River

August 9th, 2008 · No Comments

I surveyed the North Bank Park on the James River in Richmond with a friend. We found much Hydrilla, some Water Star grass, A coontail plant floating, and one leaf of Wild Celery floating. The water was clear enough to see the bottom up to our necks but there was a little silt that got [...]

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Southern Naiad in the James River in Downtown Richmond

July 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

I returned to the James River today at the pipeline overlook and looked some more for additional underwater grasses.  I found Southern Naiad in the shallow water.  There was not so much of it but I will look for it in other places.

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James River

July 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

I made several trips to the James River Park to take photographs and swim.  In all cases the water was clear to the bottom of the river.  I have sent a spread sheet of data into the CBF Group.   The canal near Browns Island is full of Hydrilla but this is not a natural waterway.
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