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New River cleanup targets Ivanhoe area

New River cleanup targets Ivanhoe area | New River News | Scoop.it
New River Trail State Park in partnership with Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, New River Conservancy, Lead Mines Rescue Squad, Liberty Tire Recycling and community volunteers held a river cleanup focusing on the New River’s Ivanhoe trestle section Saturday, Aug. 16.
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Second Annual New River Paddle-A-Thon Raises Friends, Funds and Awareness to the New River Last Saturday

Second Annual New River Paddle-A-Thon Raises Friends, Funds and Awareness to the New River Last Saturday | New River News | Scoop.it
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New River ‘Paddle-a-thon’ to take place July 12 -

New River ‘Paddle-a-thon’ to take place July 12 - | New River News | Scoop.it
The New River Paddle-a-thon is returning for its second year as a way for people to enjoy the scenery of the South Fork New River in Ashe County...
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New access point for New River opens in Todd -

New access point for New River opens in Todd - | New River News | Scoop.it
A collaboration between the New River Conservancy and the Todd Community Preservation Organization will allow the public to access the South For...
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Introducing The New River Conservancy - Mountain Times

Introducing The New River Conservancy - Mountain Times | New River News | Scoop.it
“It’s been a long time coming.”That is how executive director George Santucci described the renaming of the National Committee of the New River, a
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EPA wants a waterline from Jefferson to Ore Knob -

EPA wants a waterline from Jefferson to Ore Knob - | New River News | Scoop.it
The Environmental Protection Agency wants to construct a waterline extension from Jefferson to Laurel Springs to provide safe drinking water to ...
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NC Crops Growing Stronger Than the Farms Themselves

NC Crops Growing Stronger Than the Farms Themselves | New River News | Scoop.it
WEST JEFFERSON, N.C. – Locally grown fruits and vegetables are beginning to make an appearance at farmers' markets in North Carolina at a time when farms are disappearing around the state. Numbers released this month from the U.S. ...
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Friends of Peak Creek to hold open house May 15 - Southwest Times

Friends of Peak Creek to hold open house May 15 Southwest Times According to a release from FOPC President Vicky Houk, George Santucci, Executive Director for the National Committee for the New River (NCNR), will be the featured speaker for the...
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Economic impact of tourism here doubles over 15 years -

Economic impact of tourism here doubles over 15 years - | New River News | Scoop.it
Tourism-related spending in Ashe County has doubled over the last 15 years, according to a presentation made by the Ashe Chamber of Commerce to ...
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Our New River is a big part of this!

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New River Gorge Town is Extra Small Stop | Amtrak Blog

New River Gorge Town is Extra Small Stop | Amtrak Blog | New River News | Scoop.it
Thurmond, W.Va., has a population of just five residents, but it's a big whitewater rafting destination because it's so close to the New River Gorge. (Is this the smallest stop in Amtrak's entire system?
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New River Gorge fire still burning - Beckley Register-Herald

New River Gorge fire still burning - Beckley Register-Herald | New River News | Scoop.it
New River Gorge fire still burning
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Firefighters are still trying to control the fire at Fern Creek along the Endless Wall area of the New River Gorge, according to a press release from the National Park Service on Tuesday.
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New River Gorge National River | National Parks Traveler

New River Gorge National River | National Parks Traveler | New River News | Scoop.it
Imagine how your life might have been different had you the opportunity to attend a "ranger in training" program such as the one being offered at New River Gorge National River in West Virginia this summer.
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Coal ash storage a New River worry

Coal ash storage a New River worry | New River News | Scoop.it
GLEN LYN — The old Appalachian Power Co. plant here sits above the New River — and above coal ash storage ponds, the type of facility that earlier this year fouled miles of the Dan River.
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We've been working for years with the Concerned Citizens of Giles County on this issue.

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New River Conservancy continues River Builder Program in 2014
Grant funding available for Ashe residents in the New River watershed
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The New River Conservancy (NRC) continues to administer a $400,000 award from the N.C. Clean Water Management Trust fund for its River Builder P...
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Bridge Replacement Means New River Closures and Detours

Bridge Replacement Means New River Closures and Detours | New River News | Scoop.it
A bridge closing in Fayette County means long-term disruption for rivertraffic as well. The West Virginia Department of Highways and the Federal Highways
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Professor earns award for water research

Professor earns award for water research | New River News | Scoop.it
People might assume that water in the mountains is pristine, but the local headwaters are increasingly at risk from urbanization, according to Appalachian State University’s Dr. Chuanhui Gu. He is determining to what extent local streams are harmed by pollutants and other change.
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Baby falcons nesting under New River Gorge Bridge

Baby falcons nesting under New River Gorge Bridge | New River News | Scoop.it
FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. – More than 800 feet above the New River in Fayette County, brave tourists who come here to traverse the narrow catwalk under the New River Gorge Bridge are getting a rare glimpse at the bridge’s three newest avian residents.
Last month, tour guides at Bridge Walk – a company that takes groups across the New River Gorge Bridge on a two-foot-wide catwalk
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Land Trust Day is June 7 at The Mast General Store

Land Trust Day is June 7 at The Mast General Store | New River News | Scoop.it
The Mast General Store celebrates Land Trust Day with the Blue Ridge Conservancy (BRC) and the National Committee for the New River on Saturday, June 7.
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Friends of Peak Creek holds open house

Friends of Peak Creek holds open house | New River News | Scoop.it
Friends of Peak Creek held their first annual open house May 15 at the Pulaski Train Station.
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Stream restoration, Greenway closure delayed until July - Watauga Democrat

Stream restoration, Greenway closure delayed until July - Watauga Democrat | New River News | Scoop.it
Stream restoration, Greenway closure delayed until July Watauga Democrat The town of Boone previously announced that a section of the Greenway Trail would be closed beginning April 1 for a streambank restoration project, but that closure has been...
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The Charleston Gazette | Outfitters’ dream of wetting the New River Dries gets a test run

The Charleston Gazette | Outfitters’ dream of wetting the New River Dries gets a test run | New River News | Scoop.it
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USFWS - Conserving the Nature of America - Restoration Returns

USFWS - Conserving the Nature of America - Restoration Returns | New River News | Scoop.it
Web site of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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Photos: Birds around the New River Valley

Photos: Birds around the New River Valley | New River News | Scoop.it
Robert Abraham shares these photos of birds around the New River Valley. Do you have photos to share? Send them to us at news@theburgs.com.
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LATEST: Brushfire in the New River Gorge now 75 percent contained

LATEST: Brushfire in the New River Gorge now 75 percent contained | New River News | Scoop.it
Brushfire in the New River Gorge National River expands nearly 600-percent overnight.
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