Friends of the Rappahannock are Looking for Volunteers

The Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge is a more than 8,720 acre refuge dedicated to the support and conservation of our native wildlife and plants and you can be a part of that. The Friends Group is looking for … Continued

Youth Conservation Corp (YCC) program applications being accepted by May 5.

  Know any budding environmentalists who want some hands on experience working for a wildlife refuge while getting paid? Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge is sponsoring a summer Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Program to allow high school teens (age15-18) to … Continued

Come to the NAPS Earth Day Festival – Saturday, April 15

NAPS is celebrating Earth Day one week early! NAPS will again be hosting the Earth Day Festival in Downtown Heathsville, VA, during the Farmers Market – Saturday, April 15, 2017, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – with exhibits and more! A … Continued

Northern Neck Master Naturalists Announce 2017 Basic Training Program

A 2017 Basic Training Course toward becoming a Certified Virginia Master Naturalist will be held from September 8, 2017 to November 9, 2017.  Classes are generally held on Fridays and meet at various locations around the Northern Neck and at … Continued

Newest Local Refuge

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The Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is the newest of four refuges that comprise the Eastern Virginia Rivers National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Established in 1996, the goal of the Refuge is to protect 20,000 acres of wetlands and … Continued

Friends of the Rappahannock

Mission Statement Through Advocacy, Education and Restoration strives to be the voice and active force for a healthy and scenic Rappahannock River.   Details Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) was formed in 1985 as a non-profit, grassroots conservation organization. We … Continued