The Name of the Game is Maintenance

The Name of the Game is Maintenance

The restoration of the Rappahannock River watershed and Chesapeake Bay requires a wide range of infrastructure and restoration projects designed to reduce pollutants like nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediments from entering our local waterways. These projects are often...
Maury Park gets a make over

Maury Park gets a make over

  Friends of the Rappahannock worked with the City of Fredericksburg Parks and Recreation Department and local student volunteers to do a hefty maintenance project at a park in downtown Fredericksburg. This project was led by Phil Cole, an environmental geology...
How riparian buffers actually improve water quality

How riparian buffers actually improve water quality

FOR’s mission is to be the voice and active force for a healthy and scenic Rappahannock River. Our restoration team and dedicated volunteers are in and around streams and river year-round from the Blue Ridge to the Bay, planting tree buffers, sticking live...
Why I hate chocolate milk

Why I hate chocolate milk

Any angler who regularly fishes the Rappahannock understands the frustration of waiting out the deluge of muddy water that inevitably follows a big spring rain. Even four or five days after a storm, once the river has returned to normal flow, suspended sediment often...

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