The Rivanna River is often referred to as "Mr. Jefferson's River" because Thomas Jefferson grew up on the shores of the Rivanna and later built his Monticello home along its banks. Sharing Mr. Jefferson's appreciation for this historic river, a group of Fluvanna County residents established The Rivanna Conservation Society (RCS) in 1990.

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Scheier Natural Area

Woolen Mills Dam

Seasons on the River

Third Thursdays Brown Bag Lecture Series

Bring your lunch and learn about the Rivanna River!

Date The Third Thursday of each month
Time 12pm to 1pm
Location Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
201 E. Market Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Questions or
call (434) 97-RIVER (434 977 4837)

Past Presentations
Clean Water Forum – Clean Water Act Turns 40 – Rebecca Hanmer, October 2012
City Environmental Programs, July 2012
City Parks Update, March 2012
Chesapeake Bay TMDL, October 2011