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ReNew the New: Ramps ‘n’ Roads

Eastern Elementary School 6899 Virginia Avenue, Pembroke, VA, United States

It's Spring! Which mean it's time for Ramps 'n' Roads!  Volunteers will gather together at Eastern Elementary School, at 8:30am and be divided into groups. There will be no buses running this year. Each volunteer will take their own car or carpool and convoy to one of the planned cleanup areas. Gloves and bags will […]

South Fork of the New River Clean Up

South Fork of the New River , United States

Join us for the first 2024 New River Clean Up!  (Please be advised!  This event has been postponed to April 6) We have partnered with Stone Mountain Trout Unlimited to clean the South Fork of the New River in Watauga County. Participants should wear appropriate clothing and be prepared to get wet. To register and […]

Keep Ashe Beautiful Spring Sweep

184 Campus Dr, West Jefferson, NC

 Join us for the Ashe County Litter Sweep! Let's come together to clean up, beautify, and transform our community into a cleaner, greener space. Your involvement is crucial – every pair of hands helps make Ashe County shine brighter! Bring along your friends, family, and neighbors, and let's tackle litter together and create something truly remarkable. […]

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 […]

An evening at River House

River House Inn and Restuarant 1896 Old Field Creek Rd., Grassy Creek, North Carolina, United States

SOLD OUT   Join us for a special Saved by a Salamander dinner at River House Inn and Restaurant on the banks of the New River in Grassy Creek, North Carolina. River House is renowned for it's elegant but unpretentious ambiance and delectable food. River House is the first choice for fine dining in the […]

Saved by a Salamander

Old Store at Grassy Creek 710 Grassy Creek Rd, Grassy Creek, United States

Raising Awareness. Celebrating Success. Conservation of the New River in Ashe County has a rich and successful history, one that deserves to be remembered and celebrated. On Saturday, May 18th, 2024 the New River Conservancy, The Old Store at Grassy Creek, and many other partners will host a day of events that not only share […]

42nd Annual Canoe Race

The 42nd Annual New River Canoe Race and Family Float will be held the first day of Summer - Friday, June 21, in Jefferson, NC. . This Ashe County tradition is sponsored by generous donations from community sponsors. Proceeds from the race support ongoing restoration work and river clean ups in North Carolina being done […]

Land Trust Day in Boone, NC

Mast General Store 630 West King Street, Boone, NC, United States

As we celebrate Land Trust Day, Saturday, June 1, at the Boone, North Carolina Mast Store location, you’ll have the chance to meet Stella Cybulski, our Operations Coordinator. The Mast General Store will donate 20% of the day's sales to the New River Conservancy, it's land trust partner. . Land trusts' help us maintain ties […]

Water Cycle Art Event

Riverview Community Center 1175 NC 88, Creston, NC, United States

New River Conservancy (NRC) and the Center for Appalachian Studies (CAS) invite you to Water Cycle - a free, family-friendly event on Sunday, June 2 from 3:00 - 8:00 PM  in Creston, NC at Riverview Community Center that will showcase area artists and offer hands-on workshops for the public.  The goal of the event is […]

Hinton, WV River Clean Up

Hinton, WV

It's always nice to kick floating season off with a good Spring Cleaning! Please join us for our Annual River Clean Up. We will supply bags, grabbers, snacks, and water. There is limited room available in the rafts. Please email Dave Bassage at to get your seat locked in and for more details as […]