NEW! Online Resources for Families

Since this summer may not be filled with summer camps and vacations to faraway places, we’ve pulled together some of the best resources from around the Internet for learning about nature, science, and the outdoors.  Learn about birds, try your hand at mapping, go on a virtual field trip, discover national parks, watch wildlife and … Read more

NRLT Donates Land to Expand Natural Area Preserve

NRLT has donated a 66-acre property in Floyd County to the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, completing a conservation project that began several years ago and involved numerous public and private partners. The land is now permanently protected as part of the Camp Branch Wetlands Natural Area Preserve. The property protects important habitat for … Read more

Update on Brush Mountain Trails

Wednesday, June 24, was GiveLocalNRV, the New River Valley’s seventh annual local day of giving (formerly GiveBigNRV Day). This virtual day of giving allowed nonprofits like the Land Trust the chance to raise money for the benefit of our community, particularly during the ongoing COVID19 crisis when in-person events are not an option. This year, … Read more

Trail Building Begins on Brush Mountain

Work on new trails for the Brush Mountain Park and Preservation Project is expected to begin the first week of June. Work on this first phase will take about 8-9 weeks to complete. The Land Trust currently owns two properties totaling 552 acres of intact forestland on Brush Mountain between the Jefferson National Forest boundary … Read more