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RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER WATERSHED WETLAND BOARD CONTACTS

Below is a detailed list of all the wetland board contacts specific to the Rappahannock River Watershed Region. For additional information for projects outside the Rappahannock River Watershed you can visit a guidance page from VIMS here King George County Wetlands...
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Oyster restoration taking off in Carter’s Creek

In the early months of 2016, Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) received a watershed round-table grant from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) for outreach and restoration work throughout the Rappahannock River watershed. One of the primary...
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From streets and lawns, toward our river

Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) has a variety of programs that help enhance community awareness of the condition of the Rappahannock River and the Chesapeake Bay. Recently FOR partnered with localities and neighborhoods to install storm drain medal-lions as a...
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Announcing the “Headwater Stream Initiative”

Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) is pleased to announce a new program in partnership with Piedmont Environ-mental Council (PEC) to provide free technical assistance, project design, materials, and labor for the planting of native trees and shrubs in ripar-ian zones...
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Headwater Stream Initiative

Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) and the Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) are pleased to announce a new Headwater Stream Initiative designed to provide FREE technical assistance, project design, materials, and labor for the planting of native trees and shrubs in...
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Community-led cleanup continues in Cat Point Creek

On Feb. 24, an F4 tor-nado ripped across the Rappahannock River, just above the Down-ing Bridge, between Essex County and Richmond County. Communities on both sides of the river are still working to re-cover from the tragedy that destroyed homes while tearing a path...
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