Meet FOR’s membership coordinator, Katie Pomeroy

Meet FOR’s membership coordinator, Katie Pomeroy

A Richmond native, I have been calling Fredericksburg home for my entire adult life.  I came to Fredericksburg in August 1992 to attend Mary Washington College.  I fell in love with the city, and my husband, Marcus, so I never left. We are raising three outdoor-loving...

Thanks for a Successful Riverfest!

  Each year our volunteer committee plans a great Riverfest event. We wait with great anticipation for the Riverfest week, to see the tents raised, to see our volunteer force assemble to help set up and for the big day to arrive and 1200 guest to arrive for a good...
Another Big Fall Cleanup in the Books!

Another Big Fall Cleanup in the Books!

Everyone was in great spirits as they descended on Old Mill Park on Sunday October 7th for our annual Big Fall Cleanup. We couldn’t have asked for better weather or volunteers. Everyone was excited to do a little hard work and have a good time. Over 230 volunteers...
Advocacy at Work: Looking Towards a Healthy Watershed

Advocacy at Work: Looking Towards a Healthy Watershed

One of the pillars of our work at Friends of the Rappahannock is our Advocacy Program. Since 1985, our organization has been working to ensure a healthy and scenic Rappahannock River. Today our work spans all or parts of 18 counties that make up the Rappahannock River...
Not goodbye, just see you soon!

Not goodbye, just see you soon!

The tides are shifting again. (They always do!) Although this tide is taking our Education Coordinator, it is bringing us another great partner on the Northern Neck! Lowery Becker has taken a position with the Northern Neck Soil and Water Conservation District...
Planting and paddling toward a cleaner river

Planting and paddling toward a cleaner river

How do you write about a feeling? It’s the feeling you get when a well-scripted plan meets a group of hard-working volunteers; when work meets play meets growth; when education meets restoration meets recreation in a symphony of dirty hands, elbow grease, and...