Petersburg Receives Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

Governor Glenn Youngkin recognized the winners of the 2022 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards at the recent Environment Virginia Symposium. The Appomattox River Trail – University Boulevard Overlook & Trailhead was recognized as a silver medal winner, the program’s second highest honor, along with two other projects from across the state. Reginald Tabor, Director of Planning…

Grand Opening of University Blvd Trailhead

FOLAR celebrated a grand opening and ribbon cutting for the completion of the University Boulevard section of the Appomattox River Trail and a NEW river overlook along the Appomattox River on the west side of University Boulevard in Petersburg. This is the first section of the Appomattox River Trail to be fully completed in Petersburg.…

Trail Count Report

First Annual Trail Count Report Published

First Annual Trail Count Report Published FOLAR just published our first annual Trail Count Report, using data from eight sites along the Appomattox River Trail. Can you guess which are most popular? Read the full report to find out! Download a PDF of the 2020 Trail Count Report (link to document). This report will be…

$1 million Cameron grant to FOLAR helps pave way for park, trail development for Dinwiddie, Chesterfield, Petersburg

$1 million Cameron grant to FOLAR helps pave way for park, trail development for Dinwiddie, Chesterfield, Petersburg

   $1 million Cameron grant to FOLAR helps pave way for park, trail development for Dinwiddie, Chesterfield, Petersburg   Catalyzing the work of Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR) to develop and expand the Appomattox River Trail (ART), The Cameron Foundation’s Board of Directors has approved its first $1 million grant to the organization…