What we do

Supreme Court Upholds Chesapeake Bay TMDL

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay. Denying the challenge by


This How-to Guide provides educators with step-by-step instructions for organizing cleanups. Cleanups are very eye opening and helpful for the environment.

Floating Treatment Wetlands in the Rappahannock Canal

2015 has been a great year for the restoration program at Friends of the Rappahannock. We have partnered with countless schools, businesses, non-profits, and

Get to know the River

Be on the lookout for a living fossil

Report soundings and help scientists track the Rappahannock's link to the Age of Dinosaurs By Taylor McConnell, Biology Intern Kayakers, canoers, tubers

Up the creek—with a paddle—at Cat Point Creek

Cat Point Creek is a winding, freshwater creek with headwaters starting in Westmoreland County, snaking its way 18 miles down into the Rappahannock River at

Falcons Resurge Along the Rappahannock

By Kayleen Higgins Majors in Biology, Psychology, and Neuroscience Class of 2015 University of Mary Washington On the brink of extinction in the 1960s,

Riverwatch sponsored by Birchwood Power