Rappahannock River Adventures in 2020

Rappahannock River Adventures in 2020

At FOR, we believe the Rappahannock River is a treasure to share so everyone can work to help protect it. In 2020, we continued to work with partners to increase public access to the river. Our staff celebrated new public access sites and shared some of the more...
Building natural defenses against natural disasters

Building natural defenses against natural disasters

Hurricanes and other coastal storms are a fact of life in the coastal South. Over the past few years, nearby states like North Carolina and New Jersey took direct hits from major storms and incurred millions of dollars in flood damage. Luckily, in 2019, no hurricanes...
Planting Roots of Stewardship

Planting Roots of Stewardship

It’s not every day that you find someone who, as a student, directly contributed to the health of their watershed. Now students in Spotsylvania County can declare they participated in a project that positively impacted their watershed and the Rappahannock River....
Finding Joy by the River: Students in Nature

Finding Joy by the River: Students in Nature

Have you ever sat by the river? More than 6,500 students who visited the FOR’s property this year have listened to the burbling riffles of the river.  During each field trip, we challenge students to sit quietly for a few minutes and take in all that the river has to...