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November 2020

Project FeederWatch: Family Learning Supply Giveaway in Fauquier County

November 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Free

Friends of the Rappahannock is offering FREE Project FeederWatch supplies in Fauquier County for families to participate in citizen science! Project FeederWatch is a fun and easy citizen science program for the whole family! To participate, you count the winter birds that visit your feeders and report your data online to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Project FeederWatch is a survey of birds that visit backyards from November – April in North America. You can participate from the comfort of…

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Volunteer: Tree Planting Project 11/19

November 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cedell Brooks Jr Park, 11259 Henry Griffin Road
King George, VA 22485 United States
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Free
Two people planting small tree in dirt

Join Friends of the Rappahannock to plant native trees!  Native trees are nature’s best defense against stormwater runoff and pollution entering our waterways. We will be planting trees at Cedell Brooks Jr Park to improve habitat and protect water quality.  All volunteers must register below and sign a waiver to participate. This event will be held rain or shine. We will meet onsite at 9 am to plant trees. We will have shovels, water, and snacks available. Please bring your…

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Volunteer: Tree Planting Project 11/20

November 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sealston Sports Complex, 11050 Fletchers Chapel Road
King George, VA 22485 United States
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Free
Two people planting small tree in dirt

Join Friends of the Rappahannock to plant native trees! Native trees are nature’s best defense against stormwater runoff and pollution entering our waterways. We will be planting trees at Sealston Sports Complex to improve habitat and protect water quality. All volunteers must register below and sign a waiver to participate. This event will be held rain or shine. We will meet onsite at 9 am to plant trees. We will have shovels, water, and snacks available. Please bring your own…

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Old House Vineyards Volunteer Tree Planting Event

November 30, 2020 @ 9:00 am - December 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Old House Vineyards, 18351 Corkys Lane
Culpeper, VA 22701 United States
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Free

Join Friends of the Rappahannock at Old House Vineyards in Culpeper, VA to plant native trees!  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. Native trees are nature’s best defense against stormwater runoff and pollution entering our waterways. We will be planting trees throughout the vineyard to improve habitat and…

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December 2020

Outdoor Learning Lab at the River’s Edge: Week 7

December 2, 2020
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. Citizen Science Through Birding Learn to identify common birds on a bird hike, discover the challenges of migration, and discover what owls eat! Minimum age to participate is 5 years old. Read our COVID SAFETY GUIDELINES. All participants must sign our COVID Safety Agreement Form. What to bring: Water…

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Wildlife Festival for Preschool Children

December 5, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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Free

Join us at Friends of the Rappahannock for an afternoon of fun, hands-on educational opportunities for Preschoolers! (Target Age: 3 to 6 years old) The Wildlife Festival takes place all outside on our 17-acre nature preserve. Walk paths to six separate stations to learn about fish, squirrels, deer, birds, and Nature. We are following COVID-19 safety guidelines. Attendees will have their temperature monitored upon arrival. Attendees will wear masks and maintain social distancing to visit our six stations. Ten people…

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Outdoor Learning Lab at the River’s Edge: Week 8

December 9, 2020
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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$15
view of river summertime

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. Abiotic and Biotic in Nature Explore non-living and living things through rocks and trees. Learn map skills while going on a scavenger hunt. Minimum age to participate is 5 years old. Read our COVID SAFETY GUIDELINES. All participants must sign our COVID Safety Agreement Form. What to bring: Water…

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Let’s Shellabrate: A Rappahannock Rogue Oyster Experience

December 12, 2020
$40 – $100

Join us for an oyster experience as we wrap up this year! Whether you love oysters or have always wanted to learn how to enjoy oysters, you can order a package of Rappahannock grown oysters that includes a shucking knife, toppings, and recipe cards. Then join us for a virtual oyster tasting experience. We're excited to serve you oysters grown in the Rappahannock River by Rogue Oysters. Oyster packages will be available for pick up midday on December 12. Then…

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King George Tree Giveaway

December 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cedell Brooks Jr Park, 11259 Henry Griffin Road
King George, VA 22485 United States
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On Saturday, December 12th FOR will be at Cedell Brooks Jr. Park in King George County to give away trees to county residents. Start time is 9am to 12pm or until they are gone. Limit of 6 trees/family. Tree species include Swamp White Oak, Red Oak, River Birch, Tulip Poplar, Redbud, Sweetbay Magnolia, Black Cherry, and Black Willow. Trees are in 1 to 3 gallon pots. There will also be plenty of redbud seedlings available to take home. Trees strengthen our community by…

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Outdoor Learning Lab at the River’s Edge: Week 9

December 16, 2020
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. Skulls and Animal Adaptations Learn how to use a dicotamous key to identify different animal skulls. Discover how various animals adapt to their environment and for the season. Minimum age to participate is 5 years old. Read our COVID SAFETY GUIDELINES. All participants must sign our COVID Safety Agreement…

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