Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

The New River Land Trust is excited to present the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour on Wednesday March 13, 2019 at the Moss Arts Center in Blacksburg, VA.  Films start at 7pm, doors open at 6.  The World Tour, featuring the most breathtaking and moving outdoor films from the 9-day Banff Mountain Film Festival, … Read more

Outdoor Family Class – Birds in Winter & Trees as Habitats

Don’t let winter keep you cooped up indoors!  Join us and learn how animals survive the winter, how birds and other species rely on trees to live, and what happens to our backyard birds in the winter.  We’ll stay warm by building our own bird’s nest and playing active games while we learn more about … Read more

Early Birders Bird Walk – Pandapas Pond

Join us at Pandapas Pond for a bird walk as we learn about bird migration of sparrows and other species as they stop on their way south for the winter!  Virginia Tech PhD student Douglas Liebe will be our guide. Binoculars and Field Guides are provided. Time: 2-3pm Cost: Free event, for ages 6 and … Read more

Outdoor Family Class – Sun Prints in Blue

When: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Where: Heritage Park – 2300 Glade Road Who: Ages 3 – 8+ and their families Explore the wonder of nature’s shapes and textures and capture their beauty through the unique lens of Cyanotypes or “blue prints”. Join us for “Sun Prints in Blue” hosted by local artist and photographer Pippi … Read more

Youth Stream Trips Provide Hands-on Learning

What did you want to be when you grew up?  This year, the New River Land Trust’s Youth Outreach program arranged for the fourth graders from Kipps, Harding Avenue and Margaret Beeks Elementary Schools to visit our conservation easements, where they had the opportunity to practice as scientists, historians and adventurers.  They participated in unique … Read more