New River Symposium held May 19, 2015, at Radford University’s Selu Conservancy

The 2015 edition of the New River Symposium took place May 19 at Radford University’s Selu Conservancy, near Radford, Va.  The  biennial symposium is organized by Friends of the New River, the New River Conservancy, and the Radford University Environmental Center.  According to the organizers, the symposium aims to bring together the river’s diverse constituents and provide a forum for partnership, research, and policy development regarding the river’s ecological and cultural values.  For more information, visit; or contact Rick Roth at, or George Santucci at  For a news account of the 2015 symposium, see River lovers gather for discussion at Radford conference, Roanoke Times, 5/20/15.

Little River bend at Selu Sep22 09

Little River, as viewed from a trail at Radford University’s Selu Conservancy on Sept. 22, 2009.  Little River is a New River tributary in the Virginia counties of Floyd, Montgomery, and Pulaski.

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