FOR volunteers support Fredericksburg bike & hike

FOR volunteers support Fredericksburg bike & hike

Global warming, renewable energy top “Day of Action” agenda The first wave was mobile, riding bikes and scooters in the rain, and sporting colorful signs that proclaimed, “Friendly Reminder: THIS IS THE ONLY HOME WE HAVE. Let’s stop destroying our planet.” One...
Volunteers Needed for Spring Restoration Projects!

Volunteers Needed for Spring Restoration Projects!

Every year around the beginning of March, Friends of the Rappahannock begins the final planning for a wide range of restoration projects throughout the Rappahannock River watershed. These projects include everything from a neighborhood trash cleanup on your local...
Volunteers Work to Reclaim the Riverside

Volunteers Work to Reclaim the Riverside

FOR staff was astonished by the number of volunteers who showed up on October 20 to scour the banks of the Rappahannock and surrounding streams for trash and debris. They spread out like troops throughout Fredericksburg, Stafford and Spotsylvania to reclaim the...
FAME volunteers are on the trail of elusive E. coli contamination

FAME volunteers are on the trail of elusive E. coli contamination

Local volunteers are helping scientists solve a water quality mystery. For some time now, environmental officials have known there is excessive E. coli bacteria in Claiborne Run. The problem is they don’t know the source. E. coli live in the intestines of healthy...
Volunteer at Friends of the Rappahannock

Volunteer at Friends of the Rappahannock

Volunteers are the bedrock of FOR. They are the foundation we rest upon. From Riverfest to planting trees and litter cleanups, from guiding paddle trips down the river to stuffing envelopes in the office, we count on volunteers to help us get the job done.   Who...

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