Friends of the Rappahannock and partners create Ellery Kellum Reef Sanctuary in Carter’s Creek

LANCASTER COUNTY, VA- Thanks to a recent grant from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and a variety of local donations, Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) recently worked with Kellum Seafood and the Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program (VAOSRP) … Continued

The Benefit of Buffers

Vegetated areas stabilize shorelines and stream banks, filter pollutants from stormwater runoff, and provide critical habitat for aquatic species and wildlife. All of these functions are crucial to protecting water quality in our rivers and the Chesapeake Bay. For more information, click here.

The Wetlands Project

Mission Statement To develop and strengthen community-based programs that create long-term environmental and economic value for protecting fragile wetlands ecosystems. Our vision is to elevate wetlands conservation into a trending cause championed by the general public.   Details Wetlands are … Continued

Northern Neck Soil and Water Conservation District

Mission Statement To promote the stewardship of natural resources through leadership, education, and technical assistance for all resource users and to engender a trusted relationship between the District and these users.   Details The Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation … Continued

Northern Neck Master Naturalists

Mission Statement The Virginia Master Naturalist Program is a statewide corps of volunteers providing education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities. The Northern Neck Master Naturalist chapter was established … Continued