RappFLOW is a member of the Orion Grassroots Network
Headwater Stream Initiative: An effort to provide FREE technical assistance, project design, materials, and labor for the planting of native trees and shrubs in riparian zones on properties in the headwater counties of the Rappahannock River Watershed.
A joint project of The Piedmont Environmental Council & Friends of the Rappahannock
This year's Watershed Field Day for public and private school students will take place on September 22, 2016.
See Article in Rappahannock News about the 2015 Watershed Field Day
"Recycling Pirates": A RappFLOW-sponsored Earthday Assembly at RCES with Goodlife Theater. This is the description of last year's event.
February 27 “Bringing back the brook trout,” dinner hosted by Piedmont Environmental Council see www.pecva.org/events for information and registration.
July 11, 2015 event at River District Arts
RappFLOW invites you and the family on Saturday, July 11, 2015, at 2:30-6, to join in watershed-related activities in Sperryville at the River District Arts. A wonderful art exhibit called The Shape of Water is accompanied by several educational activities including our “Find your watershed” map, a watershed 3-D model, and sorting macroinvertebrates from the Thornton River.
The RDA link is http://www.rappcentral.com/content/artists-reception-shape-water
- Photo of RappFlow exhibit at RDA Shape of Water exhibit.
Rappahannock Rappidan Regional Commission, Land Use and Environment Committee. RappFLOW participates in the regional Land Use and Environment Committee at the Rappahannock Rapidan Regional Commission.
Site last updated: 10/13/17
Field Walk of Native Plants Buffer July 15, 2015
Good turnout for the field walk!
"Pond News is Good News" - Rappahannock News article about Avon Hall presentation in October 2014
Summary of Plantings at Avon Hall 2013/2014 (new plantings 7/24/14)
VA DEQ honors request for Rush River Monitoring
RappFLOW wrote a formal request to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, requesting that the DEQ provide additional water quality monitoring downstream of the town of Washington on the Rush River. We received a letter stating that the DEQ will honor our request.
To help you in understanding and protecting YOUR watershed, and to help neighbors work together on their local subwatersheds, go to “My Watershed." Can you find YOUR watershed here? Notice that there are several different maps available for each watershed, plus even more for the Upper Thornton. Read more about it!