Park To Close For Deer Hunt
The park will be closed for a deer hunt from Dec.12th to Dec. 14th, 2013.
Mountain Bike Trail Conditions
IMBA Richmond Regional Ride Center Coming To Pocahontas in 2015
FOPSP and Richmond MORE are partnering with The Virginia Association for Parks, the DCR and the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) to build the Pocahontas leg of a massive new Ride Center in the Richmond region.
Richmond MORE Delivers!
The increasingly tight relationship between the great folks at Richmond MORE and FOPSP was on display yesterday as the Richmond MORE executive delivered a brand new CanyCom power wheelbarrow to the FOPSP trail crews at the Bikes, Bluegrass & BBQ event.
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Our Clean Virginia Waterways litter cleanup event on October 26th was supported by three Virginia Master Naturalists, at least a couple of FoPSP members and 17 other area residents. Read more...
FOPSP Welcomes Chopsticks
FOPSP invested $4,000 in the purchase of a new 45 ton hydraulic wood splitter capable of splitting firewood up to 3 times faster than our older splitters. Our Chief Woodchuck, Chris Meyer, has christened his new charge "Chopsticks".
We now have 3 splitters to ensure that our volunteer hours will be even more productive.
FOPSP Volunteers split firewood on the first and third Saturdays of the month at 8:30 at the campground woodshed.
2014 Officer Nominations Open
The slate of Officers for 2014 will be elected at the December 19th FOPSP meeting at the Heritage Center. We are actively looking for several positions including Treasurer, Volunteer Coordinator, Events Manager and Assistant Woodchuck. For information on these positions please contact Phil Walker.
The Invasive Plants Volunteer Squad has been organized. Check out the blog post under Volunteer Blog. More ...
Our 2013 Park After Dark celebration was a roaring success! 650 visitors enjoyed hayrides and pumpkins and face painting and campfire tales and cool night time animals and crafts and great food and sooo much more!
Ben Builds a Garden
It started out as simply a landscape maintenance project to remove the trees and shrub growth that was blocking the street lighting over the Heritage Center parking lot. Then Friends volunteer Ben Hedges took it to the next level. More...
Master Naturalist Project is a Big Hit
The Master Naturalist service project planting was a great success this past Sunday. More...