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October 2020

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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