Bring Holiday Spirit to our Roads!
Join Friends of the Rappahannock and volunteers from across the Northern Neck for a Christmas Cleanup along Morattico Road in Lancaster County on Saturday, December 4th 2:00-4:00 p.m. Meet at the Loyal Order of the Moose, 2108 River Road, Lancaster, VA 22503. Christmas … Continued
Give Back Thanks to the Environment!
Join Friends of the Rappahannock and volunteers from across the Northern Neck for a Thanksgiving Road Cleanup along Belle Isle Road in Lancaster County on November 27th 2:00-4:00 p.m. Meet at Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster, … Continued
In Virginia, a harder push to create softer shorelines
by Whitney Pipkin, Bay Journal Not long after Sterling Rollings bought a 100-year-old cottage in Portsmouth, VA, on the Elizabeth River — his first waterfront property — his shoreline began retreating. The change was gradual at times, an inch or … Continued
Northumberland County Hazardous Waste Collection 11/13
Northumberland County residents and property owners will have the chance to drop off old and unused household chemicals, oil-based paint, petroleum products, etc. (see flyer for more details), as well as old, broken electronic devices on Saturday, November 13 during … Continued
Virginia Outdoors Plan Public Survey
The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has released its 2021 Virginia Outdoors Plan Public Recreation Survey. DCR is seeking input from the public to inform the next iteration of the Virginia Outdoors Plan, the state’s comprehensive plan for … Continued
Richmond County Hazardous Waste Collection 10/23
For Richmond County residents and property owners only: Bring your old household hazardous waste and electronics to this event. Document shredding will be available, too. The RCSO will be accepting unneeded medications. Come to the RCC Warsaw Campus Parking Lot … Continued
Opinion: Virginia addressing flood crisis, but more work is needed
By EMILY STEINHILBER FOR THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT |OCT 02, 2021 AT 6:05 PM My 3-year-old daughter will experience three times as many climate disasters as my parents according to recent research in Science. I live down the street from my childhood home in Virginia Beach, … Continued
National Wildlife Refuge Week
Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge is excited to announce Refuge Week from October 10-16! This virtual event will have multiple activities each day on our Rappahannock River Valley Facebook Page with fun contests, wildlife facts, and opportunities to get … Continued