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      October 17, 2014

      The Virginia Natural Resources Leadership Institute (VNRLI) announced John Tippett, recently retired Executive Director of the Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR), as the recipient of the 2014 Gerald P. McCarthy Award for Leadership in Environmental Conflict Resolution. The VNRLI presents the annual McCarthy award to an individual who demonstrates leadership in preserving and protecting the Commonwealth’s environment through collaboration.

      Tippett is regarded as an influential leader who has collaborated with diverse stakeholders to effect positive change throughout the Rappahannock...

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