News and Events

NRLT Acquires Property in Floyd County

The New River Land Trust has joined forces with the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and The Conservation Fund to protect an important property in Floyd County, adjacent… Read more »

NRLT Receives Grant from Appalachian Trail Conservancy

The NRLT is excited to announce that the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC), on behalf of the A.T. Landscape Partnership, awarded the New River Land Trust a $12,500 grant for a… Read more »

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 »