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September 2020

Outdoor Learning Lab at the Quarry

September 25 - October 9
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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$30 6 tickets left

Discover the local history of the quarry and the animals that make it their home. Participants will explore the quarry on kayaks. Life jackets and on-water equipment are provided. Join Friends of the Rappahannock environmental educators for a 3 hour hike and paddle trip that departs from our nature preserve. Each session runs from 9 am - 12 pm. This program is offered on 9/25, 10/2, 10/9. Register by selecting the day below. This program is aimed for students in…

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Outdoor Learning Lab at the River’s Edge: Week 3

September 30 - October 1
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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$15

Join Friends of the Rappahannock environmental educators for interactive lessons at our nature preserve. Each program has different time slots. Register for the program at the day and time of your choice below. Wonders of Water: Grades 4-9 How can we tell if our water sources are healthy? Experience how scientists test the water and investigate critters to determine the health of the water. The following VA Science SOL objectives are covered during this program: 4.1, 4.4, 4.9, 5.1, 5.5,…

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October 2020

Rappahannock County Tree Giveaway

October 1 - October 31
Tree saplings tree planting

The Sperryville Community Alliance, Rappahannock Rapidan Regional Commission, and Rappahannock County Garden Club are teaming up with Friends of the Rappahannock to offer free trees! Register in advance for free trees in Rappahannock County. Trees will become available during the month of October. Pick Up details will be provided at a later date. Select your trees below. Trees strengthen our community by increasing property values, making public spaces more livable and improving our environment. This native tree giveaway is made possible by…

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Remington Tree Giveaway

October 1 - October 31
Free 285 tickets left
Tree saplings tree planting

The Remington Community Partnership, Remington Community Garden, and Rappahannock Rapidan Regional Commission are teaming up with Friends of the Rappahannock to offer free trees this fall! Register in advance for free trees and then FOR will provide up pick up details. Trees will become available during the month of October. Select your trees below. Trees strengthen our community by increasing property values, making public spaces more livable and improving our environment. This native tree giveaway is made possible by grant…

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Culpeper Tree Giveaway

October 1 - October 31
Free 167 tickets left
Tree saplings tree planting

Register in advance for free trees and then FOR will provide up pick up details. Trees will become available during the month of October. Select your trees below. Trees strengthen our community by increasing property values, making public spaces more livable and improving our environment. This native tree giveaway is made possible by grant funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Arbor Day Foundation. This tree giveaway is limited to three trees per family. Pre-registration is required. All…

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Warsaw Tree Giveaway

October 1 - October 31
Free 227 tickets left
Tree saplings tree planting

Register in advance for free trees and then FOR will provide up pick up details. Trees will become available during the month of October. Select your trees below. Trees strengthen our community by increasing property values, making public spaces more livable and improving our environment. We are happy to work with our partners the Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation District and the Department of Forestry. This native tree giveaway is made possible by grant funding from the National Fish…

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Basic Nature Photography Class

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jones Nature Preserve, 601 Long Mountain Road
Washington, VA 22747 United States
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$16.00 – $20.00 10 tickets left

Join Photographers October Greenfield (Headwaters River Steward) and Carleigh Starkston (Development Coordinator) for a lesson on Basic Nature Photography. The event will be held at Jones Nature Preserve in Washington, VA where participants will receive a 30 minute lesson on basic skills necessary for amazing nature photography. After the lesson, participants will take a hour and half hike and have the opportunity to practice their photography skills on insects, native plants, and animals. After the hike, we will have a…

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Hunting Run Kayak Tour

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Hunting Run Reservoir, 9679 Elys Ford Rd
Fredericksburg, VA 22407 United States
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$26 – $32 8 tickets left
Orange kayaks on flatwater with trees along shore

Join FOR River Steward Brent Hunsinger for a guided paddle tour of Hunting Run Reservoir. This morning float begins and ends at the Hunting Run Reservoir launch. This trip is flat water only. Minimum age is 12 years and some paddling experience is helpful. Hunting Run is a water supply reservoir and known as a premier largemouth bass fishery. Wildlife is abundant and can be readily seen throughout the year. On this trip we will learn about water quality, drinking…

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Outdoor Learning Lab: Week 4

October 7 - October 8
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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$15 35 tickets left

Join Friends of the Rappahannock environmental educators for interactive lessons at our nature preserve. Each program has different time slots. Register for the program at the day and time of your choice below. Indigenous People's Day: Grades K-5 Discover how Native Americans found what they needed to survive. Learn about their tools and create your own artifact. Minimum age to participate is 5 years old. The following VA History and Social Science SOL objectives are covered during this program: VS.1,…

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Monroe Park Volunteer Tree Planting

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monroe Park, 14421 Gold Dust Pkwy
Goldvein, VA 22720 United States
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Free 15 spots left
man plants tree

Join Friends of the Rappahannock and Fauquier County Parks and Recreation at Monroe Park in Goldvein, VA to plant native trees!  Native trees are nature’s best defense against stormwater runoff and pollution entering our waterways. We will be planting trees throughout the park to improve habitat, protect water quality, and to beautify the park. All volunteers must register below and sign a waiver to participate. This event will be held rain or shine. We will meet onsite at 11:00am to…

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