Welcome to the Verde River Valley Nature Organization!


Verde River Valley Nature Organization is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization raising awareness of our natural resources by providing recreation, education and nature tourism opportunities supporting the stewardship of the Verde Valley in Northern Arizona.


What’s Going on in the Verde Valley?

Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival 2015

The 2015 VVBNF was great, with an excellent attendance, good weather and a record number of species sited. The VVBNF leaders and committee would like to thank all of the participants and all of the volunteers for working hard to make this event an enjoyable success.... read more

Nature Guide Academy–May 16 and 17–2015

Many people are expert in their areas of interest but lack the techniques to relate the information in an exciting, engaging way that leaves the participant feeling as if they had an experience. VRVNO’s goal is to foster appreciation and develop advocates for the... read more

Sedona Hummingbird Festival – July 31-August 2, 2015

The Sedona Hummingbird Festival is always held the first weekend in August, when Sedona’s hummingbird population is highest and most diverse—5 or even 6 species instead of the usual 2—and with typically five times the number of hummers as in early summer. Thanks... read more

Our Sponsors

The efforts of VRVNO are made possible by the generous contributions of our grantors and sponsors, in support of our natural resources, our community and our mission. VRVNO would like to thank all of our benefactors for their continued support and we encourage our community to support them in kind.

Salt River Project
American Canoe Association
National Park ServiceCity of Cottonwood, Arizona

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