Fracking Ban Passes General Assembly

Much needed environmental protections pass in this year’s General Assembly

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Inspiring stories from across the watershed.

OUR MISSION

To be the voice and active force for a healthy and scenic Rappahannock River.

Our Vision

A Rappahannock River… that is clean and safe for fish consumption and recreation from its Headwaters to its confluence with the Chesapeake.
A Rappahannock River… that supports a healthy and diverse aquatic ecosystem, with submerged grasses, oysters, crabs and other species returned to their historic levels and productivity.
A Rappahannock River Watershed… where land use and runoff is managed to protect and enhance our riparian habitats, downstream waters, scenic viewsheds and historical resources.
A Rappahannock River Community… where the citizens and local governments are educated about river stewardship, where they take a sense of personal stewardship over the river resource, and where they take action in their own backyards and communities to protect it.

WHAT WE DO

General Assembly 2020

General Assembly 2020

Join us as a strong voice for the Rappahannock River at the state level.  The 2020 General Assembly session starts January 8th. We are prioritizing these issues and will regularly update this page. We will include info on bill progress and how you can make...

Free Trees in Fredericksburg Region

Free Trees in Fredericksburg Region

Are you a home, business, or other landowner living in the Fredericksburg region? Would you like to have more trees on your property? My name is Ryan Murray and if your answer to both of those questions was “yes!” then you might be interested in my project. I am a...

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Oyster Restoration VIP River Experience

Oyster Restoration VIP River Experience

“If you look closely across the bow you can see we are about to be surrounded by them” said Captain Moncure as he guided the River Steward boat across an oyster reef in Carter’s Creek. My friends and I had signed up to spend a day with Friends of the Rappahannock...

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Riverwatch

Our Riverwatch map provides geographic data on the Rappahannock and helps you understand how FOR is helping keep our river healthy.

Impaired Rappahannock River Waterways

Learn more about how your local waterways are doing in pollutant reduction.