- Act as filters to reduce nutrients, sediments and other pollutants from entering waterways.
- Help regulate water temperature and provide structure and cover to provide high quality aquatic habitat.
- Slow the flow of runoff, stabilize stream and riverbanks, and reduce erosion.
- Provide vital habitat for fish and wildlife species that rely on forested habitat corridors adjacent to water.
If you have property on a river or stream in the Rappahannock River watershed and are interested in helping to protect clean water, we want to help! This is a completely free program designed to improve water quality and wildlife habitat. Please let us know if you would like to learn more.
(540) 347-2334 x7066
This program is made possible through generous funding by the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund, Environmental Protection Agency, Virginia Department of Forestry, Rappahannock Electric Coop, Virginia Environmental Endowment, and the Krebser Fund for Rappahannock County Conservation.