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

How-to Guide: Oyster Sentinels

This How-to Guide provides educators with step-by-step instructions for building oyster sentinel structures with students. Oyster sentinels are created

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

Earth Day extravaganza returns to Fredericksburg's Old Mill Park

By Amanda Patterson, FOR Volunteer Fredericksburg’s 13th annual Earth Day celebration will be taking place on Saturday, April 23rd from 11am to 4pm (rain

Poor man's tarpon: the Rappahannock River shad run

Rappahannock Shad By Henry Hoffman and Dan Hoffman Late in March, you may find yourself stuck in traffic on the Chatham Bridge looking out onto the river

Riverwatch sponsored by Birchwood Power