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October 2019

Living Shoreline Volunteer Project

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mosquito Point, 153 The Point
White Stone, VA 22578 United States
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Free 25 spots left

Join us at Mosquito Point on the Rappahannock River to help us plant native marsh grasses on a living shoreline project. This is the largest shoreline project we have worked on to date and we have lots of plants to get into the ground! Living Shorelines are the preferred method of shoreline stabilization and are an integral part of the plan to restore the Rappahannock River and Chesapeake Bay. Living shorelines not only prevent the continued erosion of shorelines and…

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Living Shoreline Volunteer Project

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mosquito Point, 153 The Point
White Stone, VA 22578 United States
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Free 25 spots left

Join us at Mosquito Point on the Rappahannock River to help us plant native marsh grasses on a living shoreline project. This is the largest shoreline project we have worked on to date and we have lots of plants to get into the ground! Living Shorelines are the preferred method of shoreline stabilization and are an integral part of the plan to restore the Rappahannock River and Chesapeake Bay. Living shorelines not only prevent the continued erosion of shorelines and…

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Fones Cliffs and Historic Wharf Boat Tour

October 23 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
June Parker Marina, 531 North Church Road
Tappahannock, VA 22560 United States
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$40 – $50 Sold out

Take a journey back in time and experience the Rappahannock River as Captain John Smith encountered on his maiden voyage up the River. FOR River Steward Capt. Richard Moncure will lead this expedition through a section of the Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge and up river to the iconic Fones Cliffs that tower 100 feet over the River. You will be immersed in the history of the region, see breathtaking wildlife, and hear the compelling story of conservation that has…

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Upper Rappahannock River Report Card Release- Sperryville

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pen Druid Brewery, 7 River Lane East Annex
Sperryville, VA 22740 United States
Free

Join us on the banks of the Thornton River at Pen Druid Brewery in Sperryville, Virginia as we release the results of the first ever Upper Rappahannock River Report Card. Special thanks to our co-hosts the Sperryville Community Alliance and Rappahannock Friends and Lovers of Our Watershed (RappFLOW). Funded by the PATH Foundation and Northern Piedmont Community Foundation, this report will expand on the Middle Rappahannock River Report Card released in 2018 and analyzes 12 tributaries to the Rappahannock River…

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Upper Rappahannock River Report Card Release- Warrenton

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gloria’s Listening Room, 92 Main Street #104
Warrenton, VA 20186 United States
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Free

Join us in downtown Warrenton, Virginia at Gloria's Listening Room, a few doors down from Drum and Strum, as we release the results of the first ever Upper Rappahannock River Report Card. Funded by the PATH Foundation and Northern Piedmont Community Foundation, this report will expand on the Middle Rappahannock River Report Card released in 2018 and analyzes 12 tributaries to the Rappahannock River in Fauquier, Rappahannock, and Culpeper Counties. We will feature a short presentation, poster and mingle session,…

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Fones Cliffs and Historic Wharf Boat Tour

October 30 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
June Parker Marina, 531 North Church Road
Tappahannock, VA 22560 United States
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$40 – $50 1 ticket left

Take a journey back in time and experience the Rappahannock River as Captain John Smith encountered on his maiden voyage up the River. FOR River Steward Capt. Richard Moncure will lead this expedition through a section of the Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge and up river to the iconic Fones Cliffs that tower 100 feet over the River. You will be immersed in the history of the region, see breathtaking wildlife, and hear the compelling story of conservation that has…

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Upper Rappahannock River Report Card Release- Culpeper

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Old House Vineyards, 18351 Corkys Lane
Culpeper, VA 22701 United States
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Free

Join us in Culpeper, Virginia at Old House Vineyards as we release the results of the first ever Upper Rappahannock River Report Card. Funded by the PATH Foundation and Northern Piedmont Community Foundation, this report will expand on the Middle Rappahannock River Report Card released in 2018 and analyzes 12 tributaries to the Rappahannock River in Fauquier, Rappahannock, and Culpeper Counties. We will feature a short presentation, poster and mingle session with refreshments, and plenty of Q&A. This event is…

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November 2019

2019 Urbanna Oyster Festival

November 1 @ 8:00 am - November 2 @ 5:00 pm
Urbanna, Virginia Urbanna, VA 23175 United States + Google Map

Friends of the Rappahannock is proud to once again be participating in the Urbanna Oyster Festival! Come learn about all things oysters and see our restoration first hand at the waterfront exhibits!  This is the 62nd year of this incredible event! We will be leading a watershed education station for the oyster festival education day, and have staff at the waterfront for both days of the festival. The Town of Urbanna is a true Oyster town and the best place…

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Culpeper River Cleanup

November 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join Friends of the Rappahannock and the Town of Culpeper as we join forces to remove trash and debris from local parks, streams, and other degraded areas. Mountain Run is a large tributary to the Rappahannock River and runs right through downtown Culpeper. Like most streams in the area, Mountain Run receives lots of runoff from roads, parking lots, and buildings, every time it rains. This stormwater brings litter of all shapes and sizes along with many other types of…

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Carter’s Creek Oyster Restoration Tour

November 13 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Urbanna Seafood Restaurant and Raw Bar, 453 Johnsons Drive
Urbanna, VA 23175 United States
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$40 – $50 6 tickets left

Join Friends of the Rappahannock River Steward, Captain Richard Moncure, and make your world a Rappahannock River Oyster! Depart at 9:30 am from the Urbanna Seafood Restaurant and Raw Bar in Urbanna, Virginia. The tour begins in Robinson Creek and then out to the Rappahannock River where bald eagles, osprey, and dolphins often circle the boat to say hello. The first stop will be to a protected reef under restoration in Urbanna Creek where we are working with partners at Christ…

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