Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) and partners blocked four bills that would threaten water quality, public health, and safety.
The Rappahannock River begins its over 180 mile journey at Chester Gap in the Blue Ridge Mountains, draining 2,715 square miles of land to the
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Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) was formed in 1985 as a non-profit, grassroots conservation organization.
We are citizens from all walks of life, whose common goal is to maintain the water quality, living resources, and scenic beauty of the Rappahannock River and its tributaries. We work with a wide variety of stakeholders, from local governments to elementary students, to educate about the river and to advocate for actions and policies that will protect and restore the values that make the Rappahannock River so special.
We are led by a volunteer Executive Committee and a professional staff that includes environmental scientists, educators, and a working waterman.
3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg VA 22401
PO Box 1459
Tappahannock VA 22560
540-373-3448 ext. 210