On the brink of extinction in the 1960s, the peregrine falcon is now back and thriving in Virginia along the Rappahannock River.
Teachers of the education program at Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) inspire children to make a positive influence in their community and
So, what does it take to grow an oyster that restores a river, revitalizes an economy and reinvents a culture? Simply put, it takes a healthy
Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) was formed in 1985 as a non-profit, grassroots conservation organization.
We are citizens from all walks of life, whose common goal is to maintain the water quality, living resources, and scenic beauty of the Rappahannock River and its tributaries. We work with a wide variety of stakeholders, from local governments to elementary students, to educate about the river and to advocate for actions and policies that will protect and restore the values that make the Rappahannock River so special.
We are led by a volunteer Executive Committee and a professional staff that includes environmental scientists, educators, and a working waterman.
3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg VA 22401
PO Box 1459
Tappahannock VA 22560
540-373-3448 ext. 210