Rappahannock River Adventures in 2020

Rappahannock River Adventures in 2020

At FOR, we believe the Rappahannock River is a treasure to share so everyone can work to help protect it. In 2020, we continued to work with partners to increase public access to the river. Our staff celebrated new public access sites and shared some of the more...
Community helps clean up litter in 2020

Community helps clean up litter in 2020

This year, people flocked to the river in greater numbers as a way to connect with nature and enjoy time with family and friends. Friends of the Rappahannock organizes river clean ups to reduce the amount of trash harming our streams and wildlife. Most years, we...
Planting trees in 2020

Planting trees in 2020

Working with partners and volunteers, we planted a record number of trees and gave away thousands throughout the Rappahannock River watershed. Trees play a vital role in improving water quality by filtering runoff before it flows into our streams and...
There is a Season – VACS 2021 Program

There is a Season – VACS 2021 Program

The coronavirus pandemic has given us time to slow down and reflect on life.  The seasons are still coming and going “Turn, Turn, Turn,” now is the season when Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) are taking a look at conservation projects needed on our...
Caroline High School and FOR partner to give out saplings

Caroline High School and FOR partner to give out saplings

The Caroline High School Science Department, under the leadership of Robin Didlake, partnered with Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) and NOAA (National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration) in 2018 to conduct Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience (MWEE)...

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