Field Trip Information

At the River’s Edge Outdoor Environmental Education Program ATRE provides students with interactive, outdoor science and history education opportunities.

Summer Camp Information

Kids on the Rappahannock Summer Day Camp  Kids on the Rappahannock is a summer day camp that fuses environmental education and river recreation.

Environmental Education Mini-Grant Accepting Applications

FOR announces Environmental Education Mini-Grant Program Friends of the Rappahannock is pleased to announce that we were recently awarded a $91,000.00 

Passport to the Rappahannock

Let's all get outside! The Passport to the Rappahannock is an activity booklet filled with fun things to do outside! Download a copy today!

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.

Nature’s Magic

Since I was a little girl I’ve been “into” the outdoors. Whether I was soaking up the sunset over a lake, hiking to a mountain vista, sitting around a campfire, watching a parade of ducklings, or paddling quiet waters—my life has been greatly enriched by nature’s gifts.

A river runs through us: Make-a-Mural

Sixth graders at Richmond County Intermediate School officially began their Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience (MWEE) this fall with participating
organizations from the Three Rivers Environmental
Educators group.
The first lesson was provided by Alice French from the Menokin Foundation, an organization whose mission is to preserve and interpret the home and life of patriot Francis Lightfoot Lee, as a focus for better understanding the fields of history, architecture, archaeology,

Internship reveals fun activities teach important lessons

When I was told to I had a choice over my practicum placement for the Elementary Scientific Inquiry class at UMW, I initially thought I would have to really wrestle over choosing between my options. In reality, the answer was obvious.

Having the opportunity to volunteer at Friends of the Rappahannock seemed like such the obvious choice. How could I not be excited? Everything this organization represents resonated as using education to create a better world for the future.