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New River Scavenger Hunt

New River Watershed

25 years ago, on July 30, 1998, President Bill Clinton traveled to the Severt family farm, along the banks of the New as it carves through the lush green mountains of Ashe County in western North Carolina, to designate the New River, along with 14 other rivers in the United States, as an American Heritage […]

New River CleanUp/ReNew the New Giles County, VA

Glen Lyn Town Park Campground Drive, Glen Lyn, VA, United States

Join us again for ReNew The New’s “Fall Into The New” on Saturday, August 26. This year we are headed into West Virginia too! Volunteers are asked to gather at the Glen Lyn Park, Campground Drive, Glen Lyn, Va. 24093 by 8:30 that morning. We are cleaning the river from Rich Creek, VA to Shanklin’s […]

Giving Tuesday

GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Since then, it has grown into a year-round global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform […]

New River Symposium 2024 – Rivers Cubed: Reconnect, Restore, Recreate

Radford University Student Rec & Wellness 200 Jefferson Street, Radford, United States

APRIL 11 - 12, 2024 Registration Closed New River Symposium 2024 will once again celebrate the social, economic, and scientific value of the New River, bringing together the river’s diverse constituents and providing a forum forpartnership, research, and policy development. This year’s theme is “Rivers Cubed - Reconnect, Restore, and Recreate" New River Symposium will […]

Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April 22, 1970, it now includes a wide range of events coordinated globally by (formerly Earth Day Network) including 1 billion people in more than 193 countries. The official theme for 2024 is "Planet vs. Plastics." […]

New River Clean Up: Glade Creek

New River Watershed

Join us for a New River Clean Up on Sunday, April 28 on the New River from Glade Creek to Grandview Sandbar. We will be rafting quite possibly the easiest section of the New River while working to clean up trash. Sign Up – Email Dave Bassage at to secure your spot.    

New River Clean Up: In the Gorge

ACE Adventure Resort 1 Concho Road, Oak Hill, WV, United States

New River Clean Up with Ace Adventure Resort After a fun weekend of the New River Gorge Race and Rodeo, stick around Sunday and join us for a river cleanup with the New River Conservancy. We will be rafting a class III section of the New River while working to clean up trash. It’s ever […]