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August 2020

POSTPONED: Think Like a Citizen Scientist: Girl Scout Program

August 29 - August 30
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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$21

DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER BOTH DATES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED. NEW DATE IN THE FALL TBD. Friends of the Rappahannock would like to invite you to a “Think like a Citizen Scientist - Journey in a day!” We will be hosting Girls Scouts of all ages to join us for a day learning about Ornithology, the study of birds! We will discover bird adaptations, connect with their migration, and take action as citizen scientists using the ebird app! We will also…

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September 2020

Hopyard Landing Kayak Tour

September 12 @ 8:45 am - 11:00 am
Hopyard Boat Landing, Hop Yard Farm Cir
King George, VA 22485 United States
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$24 – $30

Join FOR River Steward Brent Hunsinger for a guided paddle tour of the Rappahannock River and the marshes around Buckners Reach. This morning float begins and ends at the public boat ramp at Hop Yard Landing. This trip is on moving tidal water. There will be tidal influences to paddle with during the trip. Minimum age is 12 years and some paddling experience is helpful. On this trip we will learn about water quality, marsh ecology, and the wildlife of…

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Outdoor Learning Lab at the River’s Edge: Week 1

September 16 - September 17
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. STEM Design Stormdrain Filters: Grades K-5 Humans use water for many reasons. Use your engineering skills to design and create a stormdrain, then test it with probeware. Learn about the top pollutants in the Rappahannock River while discovering the importance of our storm drain systems. Minimum age…

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Mountain Run Kayak Tour

September 19 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Mountain Run Lake Park, J B Carpenter Jr Dr
Culpeper, VA 22701 United States
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$16 – $20

Join FOR River Steward October Greenfield for a guided paddle tour of Mountain Run Lake. This morning float begins and ends at the public boat ramp. This trip is flat water only. Minimum age is 12 years and some paddling experience is helpful. Mountain Run Lake is a 75-acre water supply reservoir located just 15 minutes from downtown Culpeper. The channel catfish and brown bullhead populations are some of the best found in small impoundments in Northern Virginia. Wildlife is…

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Outdoor Learning Lab at the River’s Edge: Week 2

September 23 - September 24
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. Animal Skills: Grades K-5 Investigate the ways animals experience their surroundings and how they adapt to their habitats. Use your senses to observe then describe and chart. Discover how animals use their senses for survival. Minimum age to participate is 5 years old. The following VA Science…

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