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Friends of the Rappahannock

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3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
5403733448 www.riverfriends.org

February 2020

Volunteer: Invasive Plant Removal at FOR Headquarters

February 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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Please help us remove invasive plants at our nature preserve. Winter is the perfect time to tackle the honeysuckle around the property. By removing these invasive, non-native plants we can help improve the habitat at our nature preserve. Food and gloves will be provided. Be sure to dress warmly and for the weather!

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April 2020

Hunter’s Island Magical History Tour

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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$24 – $30 35 tickets left
People standing on rocks looking down at river

When Capt. John Smith explored the Rappahannock River in 1608, he was met at the fall line in Fredericksburg by a hail of arrows from native fishermen. Explore the legacy of Hunter's Island with its owner, local architect and history enthusiast Mary Ellen Wheeler. Bring a bag lunch for a picnic. Minimum age is 8 years. Participants will meet at Friends of the Rappahannock, take a short paddle across the river to the island, and then hike around the island.

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May 2020

Annual Meeting

May 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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Hikers standing on a sandy beach with trees

Join FOR staff, executive committee members and friends at our annual meeting and potluck to celebrate our 34th anniversary. We honor outstanding volunteers from the previous year and discuss our recent achievements and future plans. We’ll cook the fried catfish and BBQ, you bring a dish to share. Old River Friends, bring new River Friends! We will start collecting RSVPs in April.

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