Winter Exercise on the Rappahannock

Are you daydreaming about warmer weather? The deep green of the trees along the river? Maybe the way the Rappahannock River feels on your toes as you dangle them over the edge of a boat or tube? Us too! We know many people love to paddle, SUP, tube, wade, rock hop,...
General Assembly 2022

General Assembly 2022

Join us as a strong voice for the Rappahannock River at the state level. The 2021 General Assembly session starts January 13th. We are prioritizing these issues and will regularly update this page. We will include info on bill progress and how you can make a...
So You Forgot Your Reusable Bag….

So You Forgot Your Reusable Bag….

SO YOU FORGOT YOUR REUSABLE BAG…  Starting on January 1, the City of Fredericksburg levied a 5-cent tax on each disposable bag sold at all grocery stores, drugstores and convenience stores within the 22401 zip code. This new tax has encouraged many residents to...
Do you know what’s living in the Rappahannock?

Do you know what’s living in the Rappahannock?

If you’ve ever walked along the Rappahannock River or taken a boat ride down to the Chesapeake Bay, it’s likely you’ve recognized some familiar species along the Rappahannock River watershed. Although these outdoor experiences can be a healthy and meaningful way to...
Rappahannock Partnerships that Impact

Rappahannock Partnerships that Impact

“I fell in love with the [Chesapeake] Bay – its ecosystem intricacies, the species that inhabit it, and the projects being done to save it, they fascinate me,” Ecologist Will Smiley explained. For years, FOR has played matchmaker – connecting partners with...

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