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...
A Legacy of River Protection and Restoration in the Rappahannock

A Legacy of River Protection and Restoration in the Rappahannock

Article by UMW Professor Jason Sellers for America’s Most Endangered River series The Rappahannock River has long been a focal point for Virginia’s human communities, and its health remains vital for Virginians today. Although often confident in the resilience...
Federal Funding Brings the Rappahannock River a $91K Grant

Federal Funding Brings the Rappahannock River a $91K Grant

Virginia Governor Terry McAullife and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced an award of $91,925.00 to Friends of the Rappahannock to support the Headwater Stream Initiative (HSI). This is a part of NFWF’s Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund and...
Chesapeake Bay Health Ticks Slowly Upward

Chesapeake Bay Health Ticks Slowly Upward

The press release sounded like a hopeful herald of the new year — “Chesapeake Bay Health Improves.” I, for one, filled in imaginary exclamation points when I read the headline. The fine print of the January 2 release of Chesapeake Bay...

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