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3rd Annual In the Creek CleanUp/ Peak Creek

Duncan Bridge in Pulaski, Virginia Pulaski, Virginia, United States

Join us for the Annual In The Creek Cleanup on Tuesday, July 18 at 10:00am. *THIS IS A WADING CLEAN UP* Co-sponsored by the New River Conservancy and Friends of Peak Creek (FOPC), volunteers are promised to get wet and dirty while making a difference We will meet at 10AM and put in at the […]

Annual Meeting

Independence, Va 2456 Gold Hill Road, Independence, VA, United States

We invite you to join us for an afternoon of live music, conversations, and good food at our annual meeting on July 23rd (1:00 - 5:00 pm)  in Independence, VA. This annual meeting is open to everyone. Please feel free to bring your family, partner/spouse, or even the kid next door! We look forward to […]

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 […]

Blueway Trail: Experience Wildlife from the New River

349 Methodist Camp Road West Jefferson, NC 349 Methodist Camp Road, West Jefferson, NC, United States

2023 NC Year of the Trail Join the New River Conservancy on a guided paddle trip to celebrate our NC Trails!  2023 NC Year of the Trail celebrates North Carolina’s vast network of trails, greenways, and blueways which showcase our diverse landscapes – grand mountain vistas, quiet rivers, vibrant urban greenways, coastal forests, and the […]

New River CleanUp Grayson County, VA

Farmers Fish Camp 1314 Farmers Fish Camp Rd, Sparta, United States

Join New River Conservancy, New River Wildlife and Conservation Club and Grayson Landcare  for a New River CleanUp on Saturday, August 12. We will be cleaning up from Farmers Fish Camp in Alleghany County, VA into Grayson County, VA. Note: Boats will NOT be provided. You will need to bring your own boat, paddle, and […]

New River Park Ribbon Cutting, NC

New River Park 8237 NC-163, West Jefferson, United States

The New River Conservancy and Ashe County invite you to join them for the ribbon cutting of the New River Park on Highway 163, West Jefferson, North Carolina.  The ribbon cutting will begin at 11:00 am with representatives from Ashe County, Ashe County Chamber of Commerce, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and New River […]

NRC Paddle Days with Zaloo’s Canoes

Zaloo's Canoes 3874 NC Hwy 16 S, Jefferson, North Carolina, United States

Join us for our annual Splash for Cash Paddle Day with Zaloo’s Canoes as we raise funds for River Cleanups. . This four hour float and lunch is bound to be one of the highlights of summer for our participants and New River Conservancy. . We will paddle from Zaloo's Canoes to New River State […]

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 […]

New River CleanUp/ReNew the New Pulaski County, VA

Claytor Lake Dam Boatramp State Road 605, Radford, VA, United States

Volunteers will gather LIVE once again! Claytor Lake Dam Boat Ramp State Rte. 605, Radford, VA 24141 Registration opens at 8 am. Event kicks off at 9 am. Volunteers will have snacks and collect their “Fall Into The New 2023” T-shirts after event. This year we are strongly encouraging, those who can, to bring their […]

The It’s T.I.M.E. Todd, NC Dinner

 T.I.M.E. Todd.Impromptu.Moveable.Experience . What makes dining great? We believe it's more than just the food. It's the atmosphere, people, setting, ​conversations, presentation, entertainment, ​the experience...  . The T.I.M.E. dinner will be held IN the New River itself with the exact location only revealed 2 days before the event to confirmed guests. The event will be […]

41st Annual New River Canoe Race

Zaloo's Canoes 3874 NC Hwy 16 S, Jefferson, North Carolina, United States

The 41st Annual New River Canoe Race and Family Float will be held Saturday, September 23, in Jefferson, NC. This Ashe County tradition is sponsored by generous donations from community sponsors. Proceeds from the race support the restoration work at the Wagoner Access being done by the New River Conservancy . Whether you compete, float […]

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 […]

Carroll County Listening Session/Luncheon

Carroll County Public Library 101 Beaver Dam Rd, Hillsville, VA, United States

We invite you to the upcoming New River Conservancy Luncheon in Carroll County, Virginia, where we will come together to discuss our shared interests regarding the New River Watershed. Lunch will be provided. We will bring  together individuals who are passionate about the New River and its conservation. This  is a wonderful opportunity to connect […]