Fones Cliffs: A treasure worth fighting for

Fones Cliffs: A treasure worth fighting for

A journey of set-backs, ending 2018 with promise In a region like the Northern Neck, characterized by marshes, beaches, and gentle pine flats, the towering Fones Cliffs might as well be Mount Everest. The high ground overlooking the Rappahannock River here in Richmond...
Lame-duck Congress must protect farms, waterways

Lame-duck Congress must protect farms, waterways

The final two months of this lame-duck Congress needs to focus on protecting our nation’s farms. Friends of the Rappahannock and countless partners are asking our legislators to get numerous pieces of legislation passed, including a new farm bill. The Agriculture...
I-95 Rappahannock River Crossing Construction Begins

I-95 Rappahannock River Crossing Construction Begins

FREDRICKSBURG, Va. – Construction to build a new bridge over the Rappahannock River to carry three new southbound lanes of Interstate 95 is getting underway in November as part of the $132 million I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project. VDOT will...
Advocacy at Work: Looking Towards a Healthy Watershed

Advocacy at Work: Looking Towards a Healthy Watershed

One of the pillars of our work at Friends of the Rappahannock is our Advocacy Program. Since 1985, our organization has been working to ensure a healthy and scenic Rappahannock River. Today our work spans all or parts of 18 counties that make up the Rappahannock River...