Join us at these river activities in 2020!


CANCELED – Annual Spring River Clean-up – Saturday, March 28, 2020

We’ll meet at different sites along the river to restore healthy shorelines by removing litter, debris, and trash.

CANCELED – Appomattox Regional Riverside Park 5K TRAIL RUN 
Saturday, April 4, 2020

Prince George County hosts a run through the woods and along the Appomattox River Trail (ART).

CANCELED – RiverFest! on the ART

A day of family fun to celebrate and learn about our river heritage, nature, and recreation at historic Ferndale Appomattox Riverside Park.

21st JRAC Annual Regional River Clean-up – Saturday, September 12, 2020

Join the regional clean-up of the James River and its tributaries (Appomattox). FOLAR volunteers will meet at two sites along the river – Patton Park in Petersburg and the Hopewell Marina.  Patton Park will be a “Self-Directed” site. Volunteers will bring their own bags and clean trash from the Park and shoreline area – sending selfies of their great work! Volunteers will also have an opportunity to work with FOLAR volunteers to clean up around the historic mill arches further west along the Trail in Petersburg. Please inquire about mill clean-up at  At the Hopewell City Marina you have an opportunity to go out on a guided kayak route to clean-up. Spaces are limited so register right away!  REGISTER NOW!


13TH Annual Paddle or Battle the Appomattox River 
Saturday, September 19, 2020 – Canceled

A leisurely paddle or exciting race to the finish.