News and Events

New Youth Outreach Coordinator joins NRLT

The New River Land Trust would like to welcome Melissa Henry to our team!  She’ll be working as our Youth Outreach Coordinator, taking over for Justine Brantley. Justine will stay… Read more »

Land Conservation Key to Buffering Impacts of Changing Climate

Climate resilience occurs when characteristics of the land buffer climate disruptions such as gradual increases in temperature, droughts, and more severe and frequent storms. Resilient sites are better able to… Read more »

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 »