Volunteers needed for upcoming River Cleanups

Volunteers needed for upcoming River Cleanups

Friends of the Rappahannock was founded in 1985 as a group of citizens cleaning up trash along the river in Fredericksburg. Since then, we’ve grown to an organization of over 2,000 members and eight full time staff operating across sixteen counties, but we remain true...
Remington river cleanup is a huge success

Remington river cleanup is a huge success

Some days the workplace is at the office, and some days you get to spend outside working the field alongside great people. Another Rappahannock River Cleanup was completed on Friday May 25, 2018 thanks to incredible partners and volunteers. Friends and colleagues from...
Big Cleanup, Big Success

Big Cleanup, Big Success

As the calendar turns and we start the beginning of the fall season, we want to highlight one of our big successes so far, the Big Fall Cleanup. On September 9, we were delighted to have 19 sponsoring organizations and hundreds of community volunteers come together to...
StreamSweepers Tackle the Upper Rappahannock

StreamSweepers Tackle the Upper Rappahannock

By: Debbie Manzari Program Manager StreamSweepers Center for Natural Capital StreamSweepers is a job training and employment program restoring people and nature, one river at a time.  Stream Sweepers was hatched after a group of Orange residents got together to...