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?

Sustainable Economic Growth City of the Decade Award!

The Sustainable Economic Growth City of the Decade award is a tangible way to recognize communities who are embracing ‘smart growth’ and taking it seriously. Mayor of Cottonwood, Diane Joens played an integral part in the process by sharing the... read more

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

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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