Rusty Dennen writes about the environment and the great outdoors.
Help clean up the Rappahannock
Friends of the Rappahannock is holding its fall river cleanup on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Old Mill Park in Fredericksburg is the staging area. The river conservation group will provide cleanup supplies, site maps and lunch. Volunteers will drive to work at nearby cleanup sites. Trucks are needed to haul trash; pre-registration is required, along with adult supervision of helpers under 18. The event is free, and will be held rain or shine. Register here, or call 540/373-3448 for information.