25th Anniversary of Friends began at the King Farm in New Market with the 2013 Annual Meeting and Fun Day.
President Ron Falyar is recognized with the Friends' Daughter of the Stars Award for 25 years of service to protecting the North Fork.
Friends of the North Fork is recognized for 25 years of service by Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors at their April 23rd BOS meeting and by Supervisor Dennis Morris at the Friends' 25th Annual Meeting April 27th.
Read the Board of Supervisors' recognition here.
Click here to view pictures of the event.
Friends organized this event with assistance from the Smith Creek Watershed Partnership and sponsorship from the New Market Rotary Club and the Kennametal Foundation. (see picture below) The Smith Creek Watershed Partnership is a group of interested stakeholders focused on improving the health of Smith Creek and its tributaries, which feed into the North Fork of the Shenandoah River. Thank you to the New Market Rotary, Kennametal Foundation, and Smith Creek Partnership for sponsoring this event.
Thank you also goes to Bill and Ginny King for hosting this event at their farm in New Market, and to Woodstock Boy Scout Troop 88 for providing lunch for Friends' members and guests.
Read the Spring 2013 newsletter here!
UPCOMING ACTIVITIES - more info on the Friends' calendar:
2013 North Fork Exploration
Click here for a larger view of the flyer, and to view and print a registration form.
Click here to view slideshows of all the activities during the 2012 North Fork Exploration.
...and professional development for teachers.
Click here for a larger view of the flyer, and to view and print an application form.
Click here to view slideshows of all the activities during the Teachers' 2010 and 2011 North Fork Explorations.
Watch the Friends' camp kids in this Animoto video by Gayle Shaffer.