FOR education programs empower all age groups to create river stewards who will care for the Rappahannock for generations.



At the River’s Edge Outdoor Environmental Education Program (ATRE) provides students with interactive, outdoor science and history education opportunities


Kids on the Rappahannock Summer Day Camp is a summer day camp that fuses environmental education and river recreation.



Teach others how to improve our watershed’s health.


Familiar Faces, New Roles

The depth of the skill set of our staff always amazes me! Do you need someone who can teach about watersheds, design and build a waterwheel, comb through databases and create block prints of local wildlife? We have that! Do you need someone who can teach about local...

MWEE Program Gains Strength in 2018

It’s official! Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR), in partnership with Caroline County Public Schools (CCPS), Spotsylvania County Public Schools (SCPS), Tri-County City Soil and Water Conservation District, Virginia Cooperative Extension and Lake Anna State Park, were...

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...

Environmental Education is More than Just a Walk in the Park

“Science is more than a school subject, or the periodic table, or the properties of waves. It is an approach to the world, a critical way to understand and explore and engage with the world, and then have the capacity to change that world...” said former U.S....