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Please join Friends of the Rappahannock for our upcoming events:

Film Premiere of the majestic and historic


This free event takes place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 9 
at the Dodd Auditorium on the UMW campus.  
It is open to the public so feel free to bring all your friends!Pre-register today!



From the Rappahannock, For the Rappahannock

FOR is partnering with the Oyster Company of Virginia  for an
afternoon of oysters, wine, beer and live acoustic music in scenic Topping, VA. 
Learn about FOR and the unique Oysters For Life program – a great holiday gift idea that keeps on giving. 

The event takes place from 1 – 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 15. 
Tickets are $30 per single and $50 per pair. Buy your tickets today! 





Kathleen Harrigan named to FOR Executive Director Position
(Free Lance-Star Article)

John Tippett to Step Down from FOR Executive Director Position.
Letter to the membership
Story in the Free Lance-Star
OP-ED in the Free Lance-Star

in the
Lower Rappahannock
[Workshop Slideshows Now Online !]


(read more)


Menhaden Receive a
Critical Boost

Regulators vote 20 percent
menhaden catch cut
Associated Press 

2011-2012 Hazel Run Study 
Results Released

FOR joining up with Oscar-nominated
to produce film
about the Rappahannock





THANK YOU to all our generous SUPPORTERS!

THANK YOU From the FOR HQ Office

THANK YOU from the FOR Tidal Office!


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