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?

Susie Beach Steps Down from VRVNO Board

Susie Beach, a founding member, and Board President since the inception of Verde River Valley Nature Organization has stepped down from the Board of Directors as of September 1, 2015. She will remain in an advisory capacity and also as co-chairperson of the Verde... read more

‘Celebrate the River’ Singer/Songwriter Contest!

Click here to download an application form. The Verde River Valley Nature Organization (VRVNO), and Old Town Center for the Arts (OTCA) have put their heads together for another grand event featuring our verdant Verde River Valley, partnering with the Verde River Day... read more

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

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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