The 2017 edition of the New River Symposium took place on May 16 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 http://newriverconservancy.org/events/symposium.php; or contact Rick Roth at firstname.lastname@example.org; Rick Van Noy at email@example.com; or George Santucci at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a news account of the 2015 symposium, see River lovers gather for discussion at Radford conference, Roanoke Times, 5/20/15.