Just for Educators


This How-to Guide provides educators with step-by-step instructions for organizing cleanups.

Cleanups are very eye opening and helpful for the environment. Trash can be found anywhere throughout the community. Take some time, get some friends together and do a great deed!

Healthy Rivers Start at Home

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 Chesapeake Bay. The main issues facing the river are sediment loads and excess nutrients. Together, they have created a river that has the largest amount of "dead zones", an are where nothing can live, in all of the rivers in Virginia.