Restoration

Headwater Stream Initiative

Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) and the Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) are pleased to announce a new Headwater Stream Initiative designed to

Rappahannock Gets a "Clean and Green" River Cleanup

FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA  On March 12, 2017, the City of Fredericksburg's Clean and Green Commission partnered with Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR),

Rainscaping in Lake of the Woods

Thanks to funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and a partnership with the Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission, Friends of the

A Partner in the Pollution Diet? Oysters May Be Able to Help Reduce Bay Nitrogen Loads

As readers of “River Views” are most likely aware, the Chesapeake Bay has been put on a diet. Specifically, the “pollution diet” aims to restore water quality

Rappahannock Canal Cleanup: Serve the City Day

On March 5, 2017, Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) joined volunteers from Common Ground Church to dive head first into the upper portion of the Rappahannock Canal, Canal Path, and Snowden Wetland for our first #RappRiverCleanup of 2017!

We had 22 volunteers of all ages come out to spend the day Serving the City and cleaning up the Rappahannock River.  We found all kinds of crazy stuff in and around the canal including a shopping cart, street signs, plastic bottles, beer bottles, newspapers, single use plastic bags, couch cushions, and tennis balls galore!

Headwater Stream Initiative

Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) and the Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) are pleased to announce a new Headwater Stream Initiative designed to provide FREE technical assistance, project design, materials, and labor for the planting of native trees and shrubs in riparian zones on qualifying properties in the headwater counties of the Rappahannock River Watershed including: Rappahannock, Fauquier, Culpeper,  Madison, Greene, and Orange Counties.

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