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March 2019

Rappahannock County Tree Planting Project

March 22 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
291 Ridgeview Lane washington, VA 22747, 291 Ridgeview Lane
Washginton, VA 22747 United States
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Free 31 spots left

Join Friends of the Rappahannock, Piedmont Environmental Council, and partners as we plant trees in a wetland area on a farm in Rappahannock County Virginia. The project is focused on planting trees to reduce erosion, protect water quality, and improve habitat for fish and wildlife. We have all the materials needed including tools, gloves, plants, water, and snacks. We recommend bringing a hat or visor and a reusable water bottle. Several conservation staff will be on the site to provide…

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Wild and Scenic Film Festival

March 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Mary Washington University Center, 1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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$15 – $50 341 tickets left

Wild & Scenic Film Festival showcases the best and most inspiring environmental and adventure films of the past year. The festival celebrates the wild and fragile beauty of our environment, the animals and plants that populate it and the people who work to preserve it.   Through these stunningly beautiful films you will be inspired to explore the wild places in your own backyard and around the world. Join us and become a partner in protecting the health and scenic…

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Thornton River Tree Planting Project

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thornton River Planting Project, 90 Toad Hill Lane
Castleton, VA 22716 United States
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Free 25 spots left

Friends of the Rappahannock is looking for volunteers to help us plant trees along the scenic Thornton River on a farm in Rappahannock County Virginia. The project is focused on planting trees to reduce erosion, protect water quality, and improve habitat for fish and wildlife. We have all the materials needed including tools, gloves, plants, water, and snacks. We recommend bringing a hat or visor and a reusable water bottle. Conservation staff will be on the site to provide instruction…

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April 2019

From the Rappahannock, For the Rappahannock

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Marriott Ranch, 5305 Marriott Lane
Hume, VA 22639 United States
Free – $35 189 tickets left

Join Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR), Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC), and the John Marshall Soil and Water Conservation District (JMSWCD) for a day at the iconic Marriott Ranch in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. With a back drop of spectacular mountain views, this is a working farm that the Rappahannock River flows directly through. For over a decade Marriott Ranch has enrolled in voluntary conservation programs to protect the water resources on their property and improve the health…

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Shuckapalooza

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Virginia Rivers Realm, 49 Seahorse Ln
Christchurch, VA 23031 United States
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Free 9 spots left

1 day. 7 unique experiences. 7 amazing locations. Rock this oyster party! The Shuckapalooza ticket is your backstage pass to the hottest new oyster scene. This self-guided driving tour event gives you celebrity access to private oyster farms, harvest methods, ecology with a real-life waterman, samplings of oysters, plus wine and beer pairings. Tickets will sell out! Proceeds benefit FOR. Buy tickets here. FOR needs volunteer help to make this event a success. Volunteers will help in all-day shifts and will be…

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62% of streams and wetlands could lose protection in the Rappahannock Watershed.

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