River Report: 4-22-24

In this edition of the Shenandoah River Report, Mark Frondorf talks about today’s 54th Earth Day. Brought to you by Front Royal Outdoors, where Don Roberts and his crew remind you to take care of our planet, and the Shenandoah. Visit https://frontroyaloutdoors.com and let them help you celebrate Earth Day on the South Fork!

 

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As Earth Day is fast approaching on Monday, April 22nd it is time to celebrate the natural beauty of our area.

Check out Shenandoah National Parks, fee free day, kick off to National Park Week today, April 20th.

Browntown is hosting their annual Redbud Festival today from 9 am to 3 pm.

Enjoy scenic Browntown, they will have craft vendors, a duck race, bake sale, live music, food and plant sales.

The Town of Front will celebrate “Lone Pine Day” on Sunday, April 21st, from 10 am to 3 pm on Main Street.

There will be over 40 vendors, live demonstrations, a petting zoom and more!

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River Report: 4-12-24

In this edition of the Shenandoah River Report, Mark Frondorf has details on the “Trash Free Shenandoah” campaign ahead of Earth Day on the 22nd. Brought to you by Front Royal Outdoors. Let Don Roberts help you play your South Fork adventures this year. Visit https://frontroyaloutdoors.com for the details!

 

River Report: 4-24-23

In this week’s Shenandoah River Report, Mark Frondorf has an Earth Day recap, and some thoughts about pollution. Brought to you by Front Royal Outdoors. Don Roberts and his crew can take the stress out of planning your South Fork outings. Learn more at https://frontroyaloutdoors.com

Front Royal celebrates Earth Day and Arbor Day

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The Town of Front Royal is preparing for their Earth Day and Arbor Day celebration tomorrow from 10 am to 3 pm hosted by the Environmental Sustainability Committee at the Gazebo.

The event will feature over 40 local environmental and conservation organizations to engage with, an electric vehicle display, plant sales and giveaways, a ceremonial tree planting and activities for kids like a petting zoo.

Visitors will learn more about green infrastructure, explore new ways to engage with the great outdoors, and celebrate our planet.

The House of Hope will also hold their Empty Bowl Supper during the celebration at the Main Street  Pavilion behind the Gazebo.

Many local restaurants supply the soup and a handmade bowl comes with each purchase with bowl painting being held at Explore Art and Clay at 501 E Main Street.

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River Report: 4-21-22

Earth Day happenings from Riverkeeper Mark Frondorf, brought to you by Front Royal Outdoors. Don Roberts and his crew can help you plan your next Shenandoah River adventure! Visit https://frontroyaloutdoors.com and get out on the river!!! Happy Earth Day!

 

River Report: 4-25-22

In the latest edition of the SRR, Riverkeeper Mark Frondorf recaps Earth Day and looks ahead to the 95th Bloom and the First Responders Parade on Friday. Brought to you by Front Royal Outdoors. Let them get you out on the beautiful South Fork this Spring! Visit https://frontroyaloutdoors.com

 

Front Royal celebrates Earth Day

The Town of Front Royal will host their Earth Day celebration today starting at 10 am at the Main Street Gazebo.

There will be live music, food, and fun for the whole family.

Nature and conservation groups will also be on hand to discuss a range of topics including ways to explore the outdoors like hiking and fishing and green technology like solar panels and electric vehicles.

At 3:30 pm, the local Tree Stewards will lead a tree planting to help demonstrate the town’s commitment to its Tree City USA status.

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River Report:4-19-21

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In the latest Shenandoah River Report, our Shenandoah Riverkeeper, Mark Frondorf reminds us that Thursday (4-22) is Earth Day, and has some ways we can celebrate and actively help our planet. Our River reports are brought to you by Front Royal Outdoors, where Don Roberts and his staff have some fun ways to enjoy the beautiful South Fork. Visit them at https://frontroyaloutdoors.com!