Get Involved

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FOLAR invests in developing the greenway-bluewaytrail network, enhancing the river and publicaccess to it, and organizing cleanups and other events that protect the river. In addition to recognizingand enjoying the Lower Appomattox River by attending river-related events and programs,there are two other ways to get involved directly:

  • Donate financially
  • Volunteer to help FOLAR with cleanups, trail projects, or administrative support
  • Participate in one of our many events like the Annual Paddle/Battle and RiverFest
  • Get out and enjoy the lower Appomattox riverfront resources at our many parks and access point


Make a tax-deductible donation to FOLAR

Read More about FOLAR Membership

FOLAR Events

FOLAR Projects

Appomattox River Interpretive Guide





FOLAR Board Members-2017


Bi-monthly, Last Wednesday of the month at 4:30PM at the Crater Planning District Commission,
1964 Wakefield Street, Petersburg, VA 23805 Unless otherwise noted. Public welcome.

  • September 21, 2016
  • November 16, 2016
  • December 1, 2016 – FOLAR FALL FLING Honoring Wayne Walton at Weston Manor (New Officers Inducted)
  • January 25, 2017
  • March 29, 2017
  • May 31, 2017


FOLAR ORGANIZATIONAL PUBLIC DOCUMENTS (IRS 990, 1023, and Letter of determination nonprofit status, etc.) are available by email request to FOLAR Executive Director at or by phone at (804)861-1666.  These documents are also available online at GiveRichmond – Guidestar