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Preservation All participants must be members of FAR to participate. There is a $5.00 event membership fee for those who wish to participate but do not want to join FAR at that time. The event fee is applicable to full membership if full memebrship is activated within 9 months. Regardless, all participants must sign FARís Activity Sign-in Sheet before participating in field trips, clean-up events, or any other activity on or near the water. Since it is impossible for the Friends of the Appomattox River to determine all hazards that may be present in the course of an event, participants must determine for themselves if they have the experience and ability to safely participate. Participants are not required to be members of FAR - just pay the event membership fee and go.

Participants must supply their own boat, paddles and safety gear. A suitable life jacket must be available for each person in each boat. Participants should wear appropriate clothing for the activity and weather including sturdy shoes that can get wet. Socks, long pants and long sleeves may be necessary if poison ivy and insect bites are a concern. Participants are encouraged to bring water, snacks, insect repellent, sunscreen, and a hat.

The Friends of the Appomattox River reserves the right to make last minute schedule adjustments in view of unforeseen circumstances that may develop.

Date Upcoming Events
Jan 24, 2019
7:30 PM
Annual Membership Meeting
The annual meeting of the Friends of the Appomattox River will be held on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 7:30 pm at the Mill (next to Charleyís). We will elect four Board members. The nominating committee has selected Tom Dennison, Damien Fehrer, and Mark Kernohan for a three year term (class of 1921) and Betsy Lookofsky to fill the remaining two years of Louisa Blairís term (class of 1920)

Feel free to nominate another member, but please get that personís permission before the meeting. If you cannot attend but wish to vote on the Directors, send an e-mail to Suzanne Crouse.


Date Past Events
23 Jan 2018
Annual Membership Meeting
17 Mar 2018
Annual cleanup along local waterways
14 Apr 2018
Wildlife tour of the local wetlands led by Evan Spears
28 Apr 2018
Paddle on the Sandy River Resevoir
5 May 2018
Manned the Friends of the Appomattox River booth at the Heart of Virginia festival
13 Oct 2018
Blueway Paddle
16 Oct 2018
VA Scenic Waterways Program
27 Oct 2018
Fall Cleanup of local Waterways