FOR & The Rappahannock in the News...
Minimize
Pollard Suggests Localities Take a Conservative Approach to Hyrdofracking

2/20/2014  By Renss Greene    Rappahannock Record  

 read more ...
Fracking Issues Highlighted

2/5/2014   Phyllis Cook   King George Journal  

 read more ...
River has Run Free for 10 Years

2/15/2014   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Concerns Mount Over Fracking Dangers

2/19/2014  Northern Neck News

 read more ...
Fungi to Help Stem Riverbank's Erosion

2/17/2014  By Rusty Dennen     Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Fracking Impacts Weighed in Region

12/11/2013    By Rusty Dennen.    Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
VA Communities Educating Selves on Fracking

12/6/2013 by  Leslie Middleton.  Bay Journal  

 read more ...
Rappahannock Movie due in Spring

Rusty Dennen  12/5/13  Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Meetings Set on Fracking

11/25/13  Rusty Dennen   Free Lance - Star

 read more ...
Va Agency To Reconsider Policy Allowing Fracking on Conservation Easements

10/15/2012  Tim Eberly   PilotOnline.com

 read more ...
Land Being Leased for Fracking in Rappahannock Watershed

10/14/13  By Rusty Dennen    Free Lance - Star

 read more ...
UMW Students Make Rain Barrels

10/10/13   By Regina Weiss. University of Mary Washington - The Bullet

 
FOR River Steward Reflects

9/15/2013   By Rusty Dennen    Free Lance - Star

 read more ...
Farnham Dolphin Death Remains a Mystery

8/15/2013  Northern Neck News

 
Va. Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuit Re Gravel Mine on Rappahannock

6/7/2013  By Associated Press.  Washington Post.

 read more ...
Restored Oyster Reefs Better at Absorbing Pollution

5/6/2012   By Tom Pelton   Bay Daily

 read more ...
Friends "Relish" Saving the Crabs

3/14/2013  Friends "Relish" Saving the Crabs   Northern Neck News.  

 read more ...
FOR to Host Event for lovers of Seafood & The River

12/7/2012  By Rusty Dennen

 read more ...
State Supreme Court Grants Appeal in Gravel Mine Case

12-6-2012  Caroline Progress

 read more ...
FOR Rainscape Retrofits Keeping Runoff Out of the River

11/16/2012   By Rusty Dennen   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Virginia Loses EPA Grant Money due to insufficient cleanup efforts

9/12/2012  Associate Press  Virginian Pilot

 read more ...
FOR and Partners Host Tidal River Cleanup

8/29/2012  Northern Neck News

 read more ...
Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker to make Documentary of Rappahannock

8/12/12   By Rusty Dennen   Free-Lance Star

 read more ...
Park Service Tells the Rappahannock Tale

8/8/2012  By Rusty Dennen   Free-Lance Star

 read more ...
Spotsylvania Teen Drowns in River

7/11/2012  By Dan Tevlock Fredericksburg Patch.com

 read more ...
Since '50s River Has Floated Micks' Boat

7/9/12  By Rusty Dennen    Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Hazel River Dam to be Removed - Open more fish passage
7/5/2012 By Donnie Johnston Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Unknown Substance found to be Algae, not oil

 6/22/12   Patch.com

 read more ...
National Geographic Launches Online Multimedia "River Stories", includes Rappahannock

6/4/2012  National Geographic

 read more ...
Old Mill Park to get Canoe Launch

6/4/2012   By Robyn Sidersky   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
River Cleanup Turns Eagle Rescue Mission

5/8/2012    By Rusty Dennen   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
1,000 trees will help water quality near Marshall

Fauquier Now
April 10, 2012
Read more ...

 
Placid Bay Takes Runoff Action "After the Storm"
Rob Hedelt    3/11/2012   Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Time to Implement Recommendations of River Mgt. Plan
2/28/2012   Richard Friesner   Free Lance-Star Letter to the Editor
 
EPA Criticizes Virginia's Cleanup Plan
2/24/12  By Spencer Dennis    Newsleader.com
 read more ...
FOR is finalist in Coors/Miller grant competition.
2/22/12     PRWEB Newswire
 read more ...
Help River Friends Snag Online Grant
2/22/12  Rusty Dennen   Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Another Riverfront Parcel Placed in Conservation Easement
2/16/2012   By Rusty Dennen   Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
FOR Wins New Toyota Highlander Hybrid

 11/29/2011 By Rusty Dennen    Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
FOR Tidal River Steward gets New Boat

 11/10/11 By Rusty Dennen   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Man Rescued from Rappahannock (Video)

 9/6/2011 WUSA TV  Washington , D.C.

 read more ...
Riverfest ties in Crabs and Conservation

8/31/2011 By Rusty Dennen    Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Finders Keepers for this Commode

 5/27/2011  Northern Neck News

 read more ...
Tidal River Steward Pulls Porta-Potty from River

 5/22/11  By Rusty Dennen   Free Lance Star

 read more ...
Blue Catfish Boom Threatens Rivers Ecosystem

 5/5/2011  By Karl Blankenship   Chesapeake Bay Journal

 read more ...
Three Campers in Trouble for Violations on River Easement

 3/29/2011 By Rusty Dennen   Free Lance Star

 
As Silt Grows, River Shrinks

 3/27/2011 BY Rusty Dennen   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Why Say "No to Cleaning Our Waters?

 3/28/2011 Hamptom Roads Daily Press. by Everett Hampton Roads

 read more ...
Waterman Takes Role as Tidal Rappahannock River Steward

1/12/2010 FOR is pleased to welcome Richard Moncure, Jr. as our new Tidal Rappahannock River Steward!  Press Release .   
Free Lance-Star Blog
Free Lance-Star Full Article
Northern Neck News Article

 
Report: Manure Hurting Bay

1/3/2011 By Rex Springston   Richmond Times Dispatch

 read more ...
Old Bay Oyster (from the Rapp) Offers Hope for Species

 11/16/2010  Pamela D'Angelo  The Washington Post

 read more ...
Group Claims Boating Regulations are Bunk

 10/27/2010  By Lee Francis    Northern Neck News

 read more ...
Bacteria, Runoff Foul Hazel Run

10/19/2010  By Rusty Dennen   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
EPA Serves up Pollution Diet for Bay

 9/25/10  By Rusty Dennen   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Annual Riverfest Held in King George

 9/22/10   By Tracy Bell    Stafford County Sun

 read more ...
Editorial: FOR Shore

 9/12/2010  Free Lance-Star Editorial

 read more ...
Local Group Helping Cut Pollution out of Bay

 8/16/2010 By Rusty Dennen   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Groups Build Living Shoreline to help Broad Creek in Deltaville

 9/8/2010  By Rusty Dennen   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Public Speaks on City's Watershed Management Plan

 9/9/2010  By Rusty Dennen   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Local Waters Receive Mixed Grades

 8/24/2010  By Allison Brophy Champion   Culpeper Star Exponent

 read more ...
More State Waters Impaired by Pollution

 8/24/2010  By Rusty Dennen  Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Despite Restoration Efforts, American Shad Have Not Rebounded

 7/11/2010  By Karl Blankenship   Chesapeake Bay Journal

 read more ...
First Pharmaceutical Return Effort a Success

6/8/2010  By Rusty Dennen   Free-Lance Star

6/10/2010 By Marty Van Duyne  Stafford County Sun

 read more ...
Civil War Float Offers Unique Look at History

6/9/2010  By Colette Caprara   Free-Lance Star Weekender

 read more ...
Management Plan [for Fredericksburg's Riverfront Property] Moves Forward

5/21/2010  By Rusty Dennen   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Group Marks Earth Day with River Cleanup

4/20/2010 By Rusty Dennen  Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Shad are Running...in Rappahannock County

 By Walter Nicklin.  Editorial.  Rappahannock News.  April 8, 2010

 read more ...
Aspen Grove Restoration

FOR and Colonia Forge students restore bank of Muddy Run in King George ...

 read more ...
We Must Take Real Action to Protect the Bay

 3/24/2010   Op-Ed   By Ann Jennings    Richmond Times Dispatch

 read more ...
River Plan Details Emerge

2/16/2010  By Rusty Dennen   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Trappers Question Plan for City's Watershed Property

2/18/2010  By Rusty Dennen  Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Freezing of River Access Points May Spur Outdoorsman's Ire

2/18/2010  By Ken Perotte    Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Rappahannock Plan is Coming into Focus

 2/2/2010  By Rusty Dennen.   Free Lance - Star

 read more ...
Silver Anniversary for River's Friends

 2/2/2010  By Rusty Dennen.   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Virginia Puts new Stormwater Regulations on Hold for More Comment
11/9/2009 By Laura Lutz Bay Journal
 read more ...
Is it Time We Put Ailing Bay on a Diet?

10/30/2009  By Rusty Dennen  Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Investigation of Fish Waste Dumping Urged
10/22/2009 Southern Environmental Law Center - Press Release
 read more ...
"Stream Team" Digs is Reservoir Project

10/2/09 By Rusty Dennen Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Rockin' on the River - Friends of the Rappahannock Hosts Riverfest

9/17/2009  By Aaron Richardson  Free Lance-Star Weekender
View the full spread with photos in the Weekender E-Edition.
Online article only

 
Invasive Weed Brings Benefits

9/24/2009  By Rusty Dennen Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
BayFellows

9/23/2009  Editorial:  Free Lance-Star.  

 read more ...
EPA Releases New Plan for Bay Restoration

9/11/2009  By Rusty Dennen     Free Lance-Star  

 read more ...
FOR Volunteers to Monitor Construction Sites

9/4/2009  By Rusty Dennen  Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
City to Soak Up Rainfall

8/20/2009  By Rusty Dennen  Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
State Seeks to Limit Runoff

8/20/09  By Rusty Dennen  Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Runaway Runoff

8/13/2009  Editorial.   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Fredericksburg Passes Model Pollution Control Ordinance

7/14/2009  By Emily Battle.  Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
FOR Trips a Great Summer Adventure

6/18/2009  By Colette Caprara   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
(Rocky Pen) Pump Station has Low Visual Impact

5/21/2009.  By Jonas Beals.  Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Our River Has Friends (Op Ed)

5/15/2009  By Paul Akers.  Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Volunteers test the waters keeping record

2/26/2009  By Rusty Dennen.  Rain or shine, heat or snow, Guy Peno dons his hip waders and heads to the Rappahannock River every Tuesday morning.

 read more ...
Should these bags get the sack?

 
1/29/2009.  By Emily Battle. How to keep plastic bags at bay? 

 read more ...
A river runs through this officer's beat EASEMENT DETAILS

1/24/2009 By Rusty Dennen. More than a year on the job, and now with police powers, Fredericksburg's watershed property manager making inroads. 

 read more ...
FOR Receives Grants for New Projects

1/9/2009 By Rusty Dennen.

 read more ...
Groups Protest Slow EPA Progress on Chesapeake Cleanup

11/21/2008  By Rusty Dennen   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
RappFlow Releases Report Card for Rappahannock Co.

10/23/2008  Rappahannock County residents can now look at a Watershed Report Card to learn about the health of their local streams.

 read more ...
Water Cleanup Efforts Lagging

9/10/2008  By Frank DeLano.  Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Two-Part Series on Rappahannock Boat Trip

By Rob Hedelt.  Free Lance-Star

Part 1:  8/12/2008  River's Beauty Astounds
Part 2
:  8/14/2008  Closer to Bay, River's Health Deteriorates

 
FOR Receives Grant to Develop Mgt. Plan for River Easement Corridor

8/3/2008  By Rusty Dennen   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
NOAA Deploys "Smart Buoy” Near Mouth of the Rappahannock River

7/18/2008  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
New buoy system provides live data plus interpretive historic information.

 read more ...
Area Teachers Watershed Workshop

6/28/08  Area Teachers Splash into River Issues. Teachers take a canoe trip on the Rappachnnock River to cap a watershed workshop.

 read more ...
River Safety in Fredericksburg

07/02/08 By Carol Brooks.  Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Tippett Receives National Conservation Award
5/27/2008   By Rusty Dennen  Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Sen. Warner Visits Namesake Rapids
5/11/2008   By Kim Baer   Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Series: Shad Stocking on the Rappahannock
5/2008  By Frank Delano    Free Lance-Star
3-part series:

5/25/2008  Fish haul aims to spawn a Rappahannock revival
5/26/2008  Facility gives birth to fish restoration
5/27/2008  River release begins journey of hope for shad
 
CarMax Donates $10,000 to FOR Education Program
5/14/2008  By Rusty Dennen  Free Lance-Star.
 read more ...
90 Acres added to Rappahannock Refuge
5/14/2008  DailyPress.com
 read more ...
Sen. Warner visits FOR, briefed on Fish Kill Concerns

5/12/08  By Kim Baer.  Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
FOR Opens River Orientation Center
5/1/2008  By Rusty Dennen.  Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Several Bay Bills Getting Backing

1/23/2008 Chelyen Davis. Free Lance-Star.

 read more ...
ACA Locating to on the Rappahannock - ACA by Numbers

12/16/2007   By Rusty Dennen.   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Rappahannock Wildlife Refuge Grows by 75 Acres
11/27/2007   EarthTimes.org
 read more ...
Dominion Virginia Power Volunteers for the Rappahannock

10/31/2007  By Rusty Dennen   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Fredericksburg's River Steward Starts Work
8/22/2007  By Emily Battle   Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
American Canoe Association to Relocate to Fredericksburg
8/22/2007  By Rusty Dennen  Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
FOR Director Wins National Environmental Award
07/01/2007   By Elizabeth Krietsch   Free Lance-Star 
 read more ...
Gov. Kaine Lauds City River Easement
01/01/2007  By Emily Battle   Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Rappahannock Water Trail will Quench any Thirst for Adventure
6/01/2007   By Rusty Dennen.  Chesapeake Bay Journal.
 read more ...
Hazel River Considered for Tier III Status
3/28/2007  By Donnie Johnston   Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Biologists Hope for Return of Once Abundant Fish
3/24/2007  By Rusty Dennen.  Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Eagles Vie with Landowner
National Public Radio.    By Elizabeth Shogren.
 read more ...
Low Impact Techniques a Challenge
3/11/2007  By Rusty Dennen  Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Keeping Pollution out of Rivers, Bay
3/11/2007  By Rusty Dennen   Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Homeowners Can Try Low Impact Techniques, Too
3/11/2007   By Rusty Dennen  Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
City Hiring Watershed Property Manager
2/26/2007  By Emily Battle.  Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Old Crib Dam Wood For Sale
2/20/2007   Free Lance-Star.  By Rusty Dennen 
 read more ...
River Easement gets help in State Budget
2/9/2007  Free Lance-Star.  By Chelyn Davis and Rusty Dennen. 
 read more ...
Several Bay Bills Getting Backing

1/23/2007  Free Lance-Star. By Chelyen Davis.

 read more ...
A Home on the River. FOR Gets Major Land Gift
12/6/2006.  Free Lance-Star.  By Rusty Dennen.
 read more ...
Capacity Building Key for Watershed Groups
12/30/2006  Bay Journal   By Laura Lutz.  FOR is profiled in this article about how "capacity building" in nonprofits is critical to success.
 read more ...
River Lovers Get Guide
12/12/2006  By Rusty Dennen.  Free Lance-Star.  Friends of the Rappahannock publishes a new Water Trail guide for the Rappahannock above Fredericksburg.
 read more ...
Va. Decides to Deny Rappahannock Harvest
11/29/2006. By David Fahrenthold  The Washington Post
 read more ...
Dredging for Answers in Murky Waters
11/19/2006. Conservations and Waterman at odds over opening oyster sanctuary at mouth of the Rappahannock.  By David A. Fahrenthold The Washington Post
 read more ...
FOR Builds Tidewater Office - Looks to Tidal River
11/11/2006  By Rusty Dennen  Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge...Diverse as its Stewards
10/26/2006.  By Laura Lutz.  Bay Journal.
 read more ...
FOR and City of Fredericksburg Receive Scenic Virginia Awards
10/20/2006   By Rusty Dennen.  Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
City May Condemn Land for Canal Project
10/14/2006 By Rusty Dennen Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Oxygen in the Rappahannock
8/23/2006 By Lawrence Latane. Richmond Times-Dispatch
 read more ...
FOR Seeking New Challenges
7/14/2006 By Rusty Dennen. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Documenting the Riverfront
6/7/2006 By Emnily Battle Free Lance-Star. Easement holders conduct field research on the condition of the riverfront lands.
 read more ...
Keeping Growth Green
5/25/2006. By Melissa Nix. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Pump Sewage for the River's Sake
4/29/2006. By Rusty Dennen. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
"Pump for the River" article in Rappahannock Record
4/27/2006. Rappahannock Record
 read more ...
City Council Approves Final Vote On Easement
4/26/2006. By Emily Battle. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Fredericksburg OKs Conservation Plan
4/26/2006. By Kiran Krishnamurthy. Richmond Times-Dispatch
 read more ...
City Asks for Aid from Counties
4/16/2006. By Emily Battle Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
City OKs Conservation Easement
4/12/2006. By Emily Battle Free Lance-Star. The first of two required votes on the easement passes.
 read more ...
River Vote Postponed
3/29/2006 By Emily Battle. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
City Council Hears Public Comments on Easement
3/10/2006. By Emily Battle. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Tonight is the Night we Fight to Protect our River...
3/9/2006 Bill Micks. Letter to the editor
 read more ...
The Gift
3/9/2006. Free Lance-Star Editorial Board Opinion on the Conservation Easement.
 read more ...
Hold On ! I just want to make sure the Easement is...
3/6/2006. Letter to the Editor by Councilor Debby Girvan.
 read more ...
Conservation Easements Gaining Ground in Virginia
2/28/2006 By Rusty Dennen Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Richmond Lawyer to Analyze Easement
2/28/2006 By Emily Battle. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
It's Time to Approve the Easement
2/23/2006 Bill Beck. Former Mayor of Fredericksburg. Letter to the Editor
 read more ...
Hearing on Easement is Rescheduled
2/23/2006 By Emily Battle. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Girvan is Flat-Out Wrong - We need this Easement Now
2/16/2006. Op-Ed Vince Staley. Falmouth Flats Fly Fishers. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Stafford Board Divided on River Easement
2/14/2006 By Emily Battle. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Hap Connors...On the River Easement
2/13/2006. Letter to the Editor by Hap Connors, Chairman, Spotsylvania Board of Supervisors
 read more ...
Compost Sales Benefit FOR - Pathways Paved with GOLD
1/31/2006 By Amy Flowers Umble. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Easement Best Way to Protect River Lands
1/27/2006. Op-Ed. By Fredericksburg City Council Members Kerry Devine and Billy Withers. Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Easement Plans Headed for Public Hearing
1/25/2006. By Emily Battle. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Clamoring for Clean Water
1/17/2006. By Rusty Dennen. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
VIEWPOINTS on the Conservation Easement
1/15/2006. John Tippett, Executive Director, Friends of the Rappahannock
 read more ...
VIEWPOINTS on the Conservation Easement
1/15/2006. City of Fredericksburg Councilwoman Debbie Girvan.
 read more ...
River Easement Details Explained at Forum
1/12/2006 By Emily Battle. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Riverkeeper Keeps Eye on James River
12/31/2005. By Rusty Dennen. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Protecting the Rappahannock: Stewardship Options
12/31/2005. By Rusty Dennen. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Questions, Answers on River Easement
12/30/2005. By Emily Battle. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Debating the River's Future
12/30/2005. By Emily Battle. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Easement Sought to Protect Land
12/4/2005. By Kiran Krishamurthy. Richmond Times-Dispatch.
 read more ...
Comments Sought on River Easement
12/2/2005. By Emily Battle. Free Lance - Star
 read more ...
City Pitches River Easement Plan
11/11/2005. By Emily Battle. Free Lance-Star.
 read more ...
4 VA Environmental Groups Unite Efforts to Seek Funds for Waterways
11/1/2005. By Karl Blankenship. Bay Journal.
 read more ...
RappFLOW Group Honored for Watershed Plan
11/1/2005
 read more ...
River Groups Launch Funding Initiative for Clean Water
10/21/2005. By Rusty Dennen. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
City Polishes Up River Easement - But Some City Council Members are Still Divided
10/5/2005. By Emily Battle. Free Lance-Star.
 read more ...
Sen. Warner Praises City Conservation Easement Plan
9/23/2005. By Emily Battle. Free-Lance Star.
 read more ...
Advocates get ready for Riverfest
9/12/2005. by Rusty Dennen. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Fredericksburg's Riverfront land provides corridor for wildlife
9/11/2005. by Rusty Dennen. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Wildlife Losing Out to Suburban Growth
9/11/2005 Rusty Dennen Free Lance-Star.
 read more ...
Sen. Houck Supports Conservation Easement
8/26/2005. Letter to the Editor. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Crib Dam Cleanup
8/23/2005 By Emily Battle. Free Lance-Star. Columbia Gas volunteers help Friends of the Rappahannock stack Crib Dam timber for fundraiser.
 read more ...
Easement Progress - Let's Make a River Easement Happen
8/21/2005. Editorial. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Business Group Knocks Rappahannock Plan
8/9/2005. By Rusty Dennen and Emily Battle. Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
City Warns ATV Riders
8/8/2005. Free Lance-Star. By Chelyen Davis.
 read more ...
Sen. Warner Officially Re-Opens the Free-Flowing Rappahannock
7/31/2005. Free Lance-Star. By Chelyen Davis.
 read more ...
Rappahannock Perfect in Summer for Paddlers & Tubers
7/14/2005. by Rusty Dennen. Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star. Weekender.
 read more ...
Race draws from all over region
6/6/2005. by Taft Coghill Jr. Free Lance-Star. With difficult portage around Embrey Dam gone, racers enjoy quicker river, faster times at 25th annual Great Rappahannock Whitewater Canoe Race.
 read more ...
A New River
6/5/2005 by Cathy Jett. Source: The Free Lance-Star. Paddlers pleased they no longer have to portage canoes in the annual Great Rappahannock Whitewater Canoe and Kayak Race.
 read more ...
Herons, beaver dams, and dead wood can make life worthwhile
5/19/2005 by Carol Brooks. Source: Free Lance-Star. Nature in our area is a healing, soothing balm.
 read more ...
Riverfront land in Fredericksburg sold to partnership
5/18/2005 by Rusty Dennen. Source: The Free Lance-Star. Partnership buys Fredericksburg riverfront land, which is home to Friends of the Rappahannock
 read more ...
New Plan for River Easement
5/12/2005 by George Whitehurst. Source: Free Lance-Star. Spotsylvania offers to buy 60 acres of Fredericksburg land now proposed for easement to create nature park in the county.
 read more ...
Spotsylvania approves Rappahannock River easement plan
5/11/2005 by George Whitehurst. Source: Free Lance-Star. Spotsylvania supervisors await response from Fredericksburg City Council.
 read more ...
'Workshop' sizes up city
5/11/2005 by Laur Moyer. Source: Free Lance-Star. Popular PBS woodworking show plans Fredericksburg-related episode to air early next year.
 read more ...
Students Run with Baby Shad
5/6/2005 by Rusty Dennen. Source: Free Lance-Star. State, federal government working together on Rappahannock shad-stocking program.
 read more ...
Refuge on the River
3/27/2005 Source: Free Lance-Star Fredericksburg.com. This article written by Rusty Dennen is about the history of Lauck's Island and the Friends of the Rappahannock's yearly guided tour with Dr. Robert Wheeler to visit the Island.
 read more ...
Riverthon to Boost FOR
3/3/2005 Source: Fredericksburg.com Free Lance Star
 read more ...
The River's Recovery
2/22/2005 One year after the Embrey Dam breach... Source: Fredericksburg.com Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
River's Trash Removed
10/24/2004 Source: Fredericksburg.com Free Lance Star
 read more ...
Chesterfield Easement Deal and Example
10/8/2004 Chesterfield County conservation easement may influence officials reviewing similar proposal here Source: Fredericksburg.com Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Lessons for Life on River
7/21/2004 For kids who live near the river, a lesson about safety today may be a life saved tomorrow. Source: Fredericksburg.com Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
Grassroots Triumph
2/8/2004 Source: Fredericksburg.com Free Lance-Star
 read more ...
FOR Has a Permanent Riverfront Home!
FOR now owns our office building and 12.5 acres on the river thanks to our benefactors.
 read more ...
Chesapeake Bay News
Minimize
Air Pollution Regs Unexpectedly Benefit Water Quality

6/24/2013. By Karl Blankenship.  Bay Journal News Service

 read more ...
Shad Catch Limited in Move to Restore Depleted Fishery

6/20/2013  By Darryl Fears   The Washington Post

 read more ...
Pact Aims to Reduce Ag Pollution

6/6/2013   Associated Press

 read more ...
Omega Protein fined $5.5M for Clean Water Act Violations

6/7/2013   By Scott Harper.  The Virginian-Pilot

 read more ...
VIMS Study Shows Oyster Reefs Buffer Acidification in Chesapeake

5/8/13 The Virginia Gazette

 read more ...
Crabs, Supersized by Carbon Pollution, may upset Bay's delicate balance

4/7/2013  By Darryl Fears.   The Washington Post

 read more ...
Bay Shows Slight Improvement in CBF Annual Report

1/4/2013 By Rusty Dennen

 read more ...
Fisheries Commission Cuts Menhaden Harvest 20%

12/14/2012

Associated Press 
The Washington Post 
The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 
The (Annapolis, Md.) Capital Gazette 

 
New "No Child Left Inside Bill" Offers Hope

7/20/2011 By Michael Weilbacher.  Mainline Media News 

 read more ...
Governors Meet on Status of Bay Cleanup

 7/12/11  By Chelyn Davis   Free Lance-Star

 read more ...
Stormwater Utilities Key to Bay Cleanup

1/10/2010  L. Preston Bryant   Richmond Times-Dispatch

 read more ...
Farm Bureau: Chesapeake Plan Could Ruin Farmers

1/10/2011  Associated Press  The Wall Street Journal

 read more ...
EPA Unveils its Plan to Restore the Chesapeake and Tributaries

12/30/2010  Rex Springston   Richmond Times Dispatch

 read more ...
EPA Tries to Get Bay Cleanup on Track

 11/7/2010  By David Farenthold.  The Washington Post

 read more ...
The Mendaden Controversy

A two-part video series by FOX5 Investigates on Omega Protein and the Menhaden controversy in the Chesapeake Bay.
Part 1   -   Part 2

 
Chesapeake Bay News

Daily compilation of news articles relating to the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, from news outlets around the country.  You can subscribe to get a daily email summary...a favorite of FOR staff.

 read more ...
Policy and Regulatory News
Minimize

We recommend the Field Notes newsletter from Wetland Studies and Solutions for all the latest details on federal and state policy and regulatory issues related to water quality and aquatic resources.  Check out their article archive.

© 2006 - 2013 by Friends of the Rappahannock   |    |  Privacy Statement  |  Terms of Use