For 320 miles, the New River winds its way through three states and countless communities who have depended on its bounty for generations.We are here to protect it and to ensure that the waters that feed it are clean; that the land supports vibrant plants and animals; and that the communities that rely on it are passionate and empowered advocates for a healthy New River.

Now in our 40th year, we believe that there is great economic and recreational opportunity in the New River Watershed. But we also know that the complete health and full protection of this ancient river will only come from a collective vigilance that speaks for the River. To make this happen, our strategic priorities are...

  • Sharing and Fostering Research
  • Educating and Inspiring People to Act
  • Protecting and Restoring the River and its Tributaries
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    Boat and Float

    If trash were treasure, we wouldn't be fundraising! Join NRC on the New River for the first Annual Boat and Float on Saturday July 23rd!

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    40th Anniversary

    New River Conservancy's is celebrating its long history as an organization

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    The Next Generation

    Help maintain the New River and preserve it for future generations to enjoy!

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    New River Conservancy has many events throughout the year. Please contact us for information or for other oppurtunities. Click Here for more Events!


    New River Paddle Fishing Tournament -- Test your fishing skill while paddling the beautiful New River.



    Join us for New River Conservancy's annual celebration. This years celebration will happen in Grayson County Virginia. More to come soon....



    Celebrate 100 years of State Parks at New River State Park for an all day event, filled with fun and festivities.