News and Events

Early Birders Explore Trails and Parks

This spring, our Youth Outreach program has been very busy with birding!  We’ve had outings to Claytor Lake, Deerfield Trail and Gateway Park – with more to come in May… Read more »

Public Notice

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. The New River Land Trust is pleased… Read more »

NRLT Conserves Land on the New River

NRLT worked with landowners Sue Dille and Barry Johnson to place their farm in Wythe County under conservation easement this past fall.  As of this week, it’s officially protected. The… Read more »

NRLT Welcomes New Office Manager

Kim Kirkbride moved to the New River Valley in 2004, and quickly discovered she belonged here. Kim has worked on local farms, as a community organizer in Appalachian communities, promoted… Read more »

NRLT Adopts Cutting Edge Technology for Conservation

The New River Land Trust (NRLT) has been using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data and technology for many years to guide its strategic conservation efforts. We use this technology to… Read more »