All our efforts work together to achieve our mission to be the voice and active force for a healthy and scenic Rappahannock River.

Fracking protections cap a year of river advocacy victories

Fracking protections cap a year of river advocacy victories

Westmoreland joins Richmond and King George counties and adopts fracking ordinance It was the Christmas present Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) wanted most, and the perfect end to a year of river advocacy centered on the fight to protect our watershed from the...

A powerful day combining education, restoration, and recreation

A powerful day combining education, restoration, and recreation

  As an FOR educator, one of my main goals is helping students feel confident in the outdoors and empowered to make a positive difference. This past year, we had a day that exemplifies that mission.  We went out to the Rapidan River with 25 ecology students from...

Here we grow again!

Here we grow again!

The education department at FOR is always looking for ways to expand our reach. Most recently we have had our eyes on reaching more students upstream, specifically in Fauquier, Culpeper and Rappahannock Counties. The PATH Foundation supported this effort with funding...