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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    Water Quality Walking Tour

    This tour is to educate the community, on NRC and ASU efforts to improve water quality thoughout downtown Boone and campus.

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    The Next Generation

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

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    50s Revue for the New

    Join us Saturday, September 30th from 7-11pm at Boondocks Brew Haus in West Jefferson for a 50s Dance & Music Revue for the New featuring the Dave Braun Band. For tickets call 336-846-6267 or Click below:

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    Events

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

    9SEP

    Join us for Ashe County's largest river cleanup at Mud, Sweat, and Volunteers!

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    30SEP

    Join us Saturday, September 30th from 7-11pm at Boondocks Brew Haus in West Jefferson for a 50s Dance & Music Revue for the New featuring the Dave Braun Band.

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    14OCT

    Run along the river at the New River Trail Race in Fries, Va!

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