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125376 added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 2, 2022

Stormwater Specialist- City of Fredericksburg

The City of Fredericksburg is seeking a Stormwater Specialist. Here you can be part of a knowledgeable and dedicated work team committed to excellence and the City’s Core Values. Experience the reward of servicing a thriving and growing community while protecting the unique quality of the Rappahannock River and its tributaries. This position will work…

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125376 added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 14, 2022

Virginia Conservation Assistance Program (VCAP) Coordinator – Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (Mechanicsville, VA)

VASWCD Virginia Conservation Assistance Program (VCAP) Coordinator Position Announcement The Virginia Conservation Assistance Program (VCAP) Coordinator is responsible for oversight and management of all VCAP efforts. VCAP is a stormwater cost-share program that supports the installation of Best Management Practices (BMPs) throughout Virginia to improve water quality. The program is implemented through 47 individual Soil…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted November 10, 2021

Saturday, November 13, 2021: Roast for the River and Tree Planting (Locust Dale, Virginia)

Join Friends of the Rappahannock as we partner with the Inn & Tavern at Meander for a Volunteer Tree Planting and Oyster Roast on November 13th. Register Here Plant trees with FOR staff on the Inn at Meander’s property from 9AM – 12 PM and get a FREE ticket to the Oyster Roast Cocktail Party. We have…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted November 10, 2021

Friday, November 12, 2021: Rappahannock County Volunteer Tree Planting (Flint Hill, Virginia)

Join Friends of the Rappahannock and RappFLOW to plant native tree saplings in a riparian buffer on a beautiful property in Rappahannock County. Friday November 12th, 2021 from 9 AM to 3 PM. We are planting all native tree saplings and will also be installing tree protection shelters and bird nets. This is a family…

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125376 added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 1, 2021

Upper Rappahannock River Steward – Friends of the Rappahannock (Culpeper, VA)

Friends of the Rappahannock is hiring for a full time River Steward based in Culpeper, Virginia to support our programs in Culpeper, Rappahannock, and Fauquier Counties. Click Here For Full Announcement Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) is a 501c3 watershed protection organization with offices in Fredericksburg, Culpeper, and Tappahannock, Virginia. FOR works to be the…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted July 29, 2021

Saturday, August 7, 2021: An Evening with Hazel Run Benefit Concert- Friends of the Rappahannock (Fredericksburg, VA)

August 7th 6pm-8:30pm at Friends of the Rappahannock  Join us for an evening of music at our nature preserve along the Rappahannock River. Hazel Run, a Fredericksburg band, will play their well-loved Americana inspired melodies. This concert is a benefit for Friends of the Rappahannock, and all ticket sales will support our work towards a…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 12, 2021

Saturday, May 22, 2021: Greene County Native Plant Sale (Ruckersville, Virginia)

Buy native plants to beautify your landscape and help improve habitat. Buy the plants online and pick them up at the Greene County Visitor’s Center on May 22 between 10 am – 1 pm. Native perennials and shrubs have many benefits: Support more wildlife species than non-native plants Feed insects, birds, animals essential for biodiversity…

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Posted October 2, 2020

October 8, 2020: Community Tree Planting Project (14421 Gold Dust Pkwy Goldvein, VA 22720)

Join Friends of the Rappahannock and Fauquier County Parks and Recreation at Monroe Park in Goldvein, VA to plant native trees! SIGN UP HERE Native trees are nature’s best defense against stormwater runoff and pollution entering our waterways. We will be planting trees throughout the park to improve habitat, protect water quality, and to beautify…

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125376 added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted June 24, 2020

Lower Rappahannock River Steward

Friends of the Rappahannock is hiring for a full time River Steward to serve Essex, Middlesex, Westmoreland, Richmond, and Lancaster Counties. This position is based out of our tidal office located at June Parker Marina in Tappahannock, VA. Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) is a 501c3 watershed protection organization based in Fredericksburg, VA. FOR works…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 11, 2020

March 22, 2020: Wild and Scenic Film Festival (Fredericksburg, Virginia)

Wild & Scenic Film Festival showcases the juxtaposition of our beautiful, yet rugged environment, the unique plants and animals that inhabit it and the people who work to protect it! Through these stunningly beautiful films you will be inspired to explore the wild places in your own backyard and around the world. Climate change, public…

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125376 added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 6, 2020

(Fredericksburg, VA) Stewardship Assistant (Spanish Language)- Friends of the Rappahannock

Friends of the Rappahannock is hiring a part time Spanish speaking stewardship assistant to expand our reach and impact in the middle Rappahannock River basin. POSITION DESCRIPTION Are you fluent in Spanish and looking to promote clean water and river safety in the Fredericksburg area? Friends of the Rappahannock is seeking to hire one part…

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125376 added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted February 10, 2020

Hiring: Upper Rappahannock River Steward

Friends of the Rappahannock is hiring for a full time River Steward to serve Culpeper, Rappahannock, and Fauquier Counties. Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) is a 501c3 watershed protection organization based in Fredericksburg, VA. FOR works to be the voice and active force for a healthy and scenic Rappahannock River. We accomplish this through three…

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125376 added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted November 19, 2019

Fredericksburg City Extension Agent

Job no: 511819 Work type: Administrative & Professional Senior management: Agriculture & Life Sciences Department: Northern District Coop. Extension Location: Other – Virginia Categories: Agriculture / Life Science Job Description The City of Fredericksburg is an independent city, and as of 2017 the population is estimated to be 28,360. It is 53 miles south of…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted October 30, 2019

November 16, 2019: An Evening with Hazel Run (Fredericksburg, VA)

Hazel Run is a Fredericksburg-based quartet drawing upon Americana, soul and rock influences for their rich, folk sound. Members Karen Richardson, Linda LaFave, Stephen Hu, and Stuart Whitford are multi-instrumentalists whose voices blend in harmonies reminiscent of CSNY, America, and Peter, Paul & Mary. This intimate performance takes place inside the wonderful acoustics of Belmont…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted October 15, 2019

(Tappahannock, VA) Fones Cliffs and Historic Wharf Boat Tour

Take a journey back in time and experience the Rappahannock River as Captain John Smith encountered on his maiden voyage up the River. FOR River Steward Capt. Richard Moncure will lead this expedition through a section of the Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge and up river to the iconic Fones Cliffs that tower 100 feet…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted October 15, 2019

Upper Rappahannock River Report Card Release- Culpeper

Join us in Culpeper, Virginia at Old House Vineyards as we release the results of the first ever Upper Rappahannock River Report Card. Funded by the PATH Foundation and Northern Piedmont Community Foundation, this report will expand on the Middle Rappahannock River Report Card released in 2018 and analyzes 12 tributaries to the Rappahannock River…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted October 15, 2019

Upper Rappahannock River Report Card Release- Warrenton

Join us in downtown Warrenton, Virginia at Gloria’s Listening Room, a few doors down from Drum and Strum, as we release the results of the first ever Upper Rappahannock River Report Card. Funded by the PATH Foundation and Northern Piedmont Community Foundation, this report will expand on the Middle Rappahannock River Report Card released in…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted October 10, 2019

(Sperryville, MD) Upper Rappahannock River Report Card Release

Join us on the banks of the Thornton River at Pen Druid Brewery in Sperryville, Virginia as we release the results of the first ever Upper Rappahannock River Report Card. Special thanks to our co-hosts the Sperryville Community Alliance and Rappahannock Friends and Lovers of Our Watershed (RappFLOW). Funded by the PATH Foundation and Northern…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted October 3, 2019

(Fredericksburg, VA) Middle Rappahannock River Cruise

Join Friends of the Rappahannock River Steward Captain Richard Moncure on a guided tour of the Rappahannock River in Stafford County, Spotsylvania County, and City of Fredericksburg. Our River Steward Boat will leave from City Dock Park off Sophia Street in Downtown Fredericksburg and travel down river to enjoy the serenity of the Rappahannock. We…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted October 2, 2019

(Fredericksburg, VA) Environmental Candidate Forum

You are invited to a nonpartisan Environmental Candidate Forum with State Senate and House of Delegates candidates representing Stafford, Fredericksburg, and Spotsylvania districts. This forum will give voters an opportunity to hear candidates discuss key environment, conservation, sustainability, and development issues. All candidates for Virginia Senate Districts 17 and 28, as well as candidates for…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted October 2, 2019

(Fredericksburg, VA) Big Fall Cleanup and Trash Dash

Join Friends of the Rappahannock, Fredericksburg Parks and Recreation, and Rappahannock Goodwill for our annual Big Fall Cleanup and Trash Dash on Saturday October 12. This multi-site river cleanup runs from 9am to noon at Old Mill Park. All participants are welcome to stay for a free catered lunch after the cleanup courtesy of Dickey’s…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted October 2, 2019

(Richmond, VA) VIRGINIA ENVIRONMENTAL ASSEMBLY

Friends of the Rappahannock is excited to join partners from across the state to attend this year’s Virginia Environmental Assembly. This event brings together conservation leaders from across the Commonwealth to discuss our Common Agenda to protect Virginia’s natural resources. This annual conference is hosted by Virginia Conservation Network, the partnership of more than 100…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 27, 2019

(Somerset, VA) Rapidan River Tree Planting Project

Join Friends of the Rappahannock on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, to help us plant trees along a tributary to the Rapidan River on a farm in Orange County, Virginia. The project is focused on planting trees to reduce erosion, protect water quality, and improve habitat for fish and wildlife. Sign Up at https://riverfriends.org/event/rapidan-river-tree-planting-project/ We have…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 25, 2019

(Fredericksburg, VA) Downtown Paddle through History

Join Friends of the Rappahannock on Sunday October 6 to paddle a kayak through history on the Rappahannock River. Pass by mill sites, historic homes, and other features in downtown Fredericksburg and learn about changes to the river for the past 500 years. Interpretation will be led by John Hennessey, Chief Historian and Chief of…

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Posted September 18, 2019

(Fredricksburg, VA) Riverfest 2019

A Good Party for a Great Cause Crabs • Catfish • Barbecue • Boat Rides • Open Bar 29th Riverfest, 34 years protecting the Rappahannock Bands, live auction and raffle of local arts, vacations and experiences. September 21 • 4 pm – 8 pm @ McDaniel’s Riverside Property beyond City Dock in downtown Fredericksburg For more information…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 17, 2019

(Urbana, VA) Urbanna Creek Oyster Restoration Tour

Join Friends of the Rappahannock River Steward, Captain Richard Moncure, and make your world a Rappahannock River Oyster! Depart at 9:30 am from the Urbanna Seafood Restaurant and Raw Bar in Urbanna, Virginia. The tour begins in Robinson Creek and then out to the Rappahannock River where bald eagles, osprey, and dolphins often circle the boat to…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 7, 2019

(Urbanna, VA) Urbanna Creek Oyster Restoration Tour

September 18 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm Member price – $40 Non-Member price – $50 Join Friends of the Rappahannock River Steward, Captain Richard Moncure, and make your world a Rappahannock River Oyster! Depart at 9:30 am from the Urbanna Seafood Restaurant and Raw Bar in Urbanna, Virginia. The tour begins in Robinson Creek and then out to…

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Posted August 28, 2019

(Fredericksburg, VA) Middle Rappahannock River Cruise: Stafford County Residents

Join Friends of the Rappahannock River Steward Captain Richard Moncure on a guided tour of the Rappahannock River in Stafford County, Spotsylvania County, and City of Fredericksburg. Our River Steward Boat will leave from City Dock Park off Sophia Street in Downtown Fredericksburg and travel down river to enjoy the serenity of the Rappahannock. We…

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125376 added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted August 26, 2019

(Fredericksburg, Virginia) Development Coordinator- Friends of the Rappahannock

Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) is a 501c3 watershed protection organization based in Fredericksburg, VA. FOR works to be the voice and active force for a healthy and scenic Rappahannock River. We accomplish this through three program pillars – advocacy, restoration and education. FOR is seeking a full time (37.5 hours/week) Development Coordinator to provide…

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125376 added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted August 26, 2019

(Fredericksburg, Virginia) Environmental Educator- Friends of the Rappahannock

Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) is a 501c3 watershed protection organization based in Fredericksburg, VA. FOR works to be the voice and active force for a healthy and scenic Rappahannock River. We accomplish this through three program pillars – advocacy, restoration, and education. FOR is seeking a full time (32-40 hours/week) Environmental Educator to support…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted June 12, 2019

Mount Airy Bluegrass Festival

Attend the 2019 MOUNT AIRY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL located in Warsaw, Va. along the Rappahannock River at the historic home Mount Airy. The music begins on Friday June 28th at 6pm with the special bluegrass stylings of CAROLINA BLUE followed at 7:30 by local Rappahannock pickers, JOSH GRIGSBY & COUNTY LINE! A special VIP pre-party meet…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted June 11, 2019

Middle Rappahannock River Cruise

Join Friends of the Rappahannock River Steward Captain Richard Moncure on a guided tour of the Rappahannock River in Stafford County, Spotsylvania County, and City of Fredericksburg. REGISTER HERE Our River Steward Boat will leave from City Dock Park off Sophia Street in Downtown Fredericksburg and travel down river to enjoy the serenity of the…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted February 15, 2019

Friends of the Rappahannock- Wild and Scenic Film Festival

Join Friends of the Rappahannock, friends, and partners for the Wild and Scenic Film Festival hosted at University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival showcases the best and most inspiring environmental and adventure films of the past year. The festival celebrates the wild and fragile beauty of our environment,…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted October 3, 2018

Urbanna Creek Oyster Restoration Tour

Join Friends of the Rappahannock River Steward, Captain Richard Moncure, and make your world a Rappahannock River Oyster! Depart at 9:30 am from the Urbanna Seafood Restaurant and Raw Bar in Urbanna, Virginia. The tour begins in Robinson Creek and then out to the Rappahannock River where bald eagles, osprey, and dolphins often circle the boat to…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 27, 2018

Cat Point Creek Kayak Krawl

Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) is partnering with Menokin Foundation on a tour of the Cat Point Creek Water Trail. Cat Point Creek is one of the most pristine Northern Neck tributaries of the Rappahannock River. Attendees will also tour Menokin, the remains of the 18th century home of Francis Lightfoot Lee, that is now…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted April 17, 2018

From the Rappahannock, For the Rappahannock

REGISTER HERE Join Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR), Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC), and the John Marshall Soil and Water Conservation District (JMSWCD) for a day at the iconic Marriott Ranch in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. With a back drop of spectacular mountain views, this is a working farm that the Rappahannock River…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 7, 2018

Friends of the Rappahannock Wild and Scenic Film Festival- Warsaw, Virginia

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival takes you to the world’s most beautiful places, introduces you to the amazing creatures that inhabit them and the adventurous and courageous people who work to protect them. The festival highlights short, inspirational, environmental, wildlife and outdoor adventure movies suitable for people of all ages. Shake off the winter…

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125376 added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 7, 2018

Volunteer Planting and Stream Restoration

Join our staff and friends as we plant trees, shrubs, and live stake materials along a small headwater stream that leads to the Rappahannock River! We will be focused on installing live plant material that will help to stabilize banks, prevent erosion, and improve habitat for fish and wildlife. We have all the materials needed…

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