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.


Essentials of River Kayaking Level 1 & 2 – October 4th

Catch That First Wave and Live to Tell About It! Hold onto your kayak paddles! Verde River Valley Nature Organization (VRVNO) is partnering with the American Canoe Association (ACA) to bring you not 1, not 2 but 5 of their qualified instructors for an instructional...

Celebrate the River Concert – Friday, September 26 at 7 pm

1st Annual ‘Celebrate the River’ Concert. AN EVENING OF ‘RIVER’ INSPIRED MUSIC FROM LOCAL, TOURING AND GRAMMY NOMINATED MUSICIANS: Allen Ames, William Eaton, Mary Redhouse, Claudia Tulip. WITH GUESTS: Eric Zang, Wendy Harford and JoAnne...

Verde River Day – Saturday, September 27th

VERDE RIVER DAY A day of free play at Dead Horse Ranch State Park! Dead Horse Ranch State Park in Cottonwood will celebrate its 26th annual Verde River Day on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Arizona State Parks has waived park entrance fees for all visitors attending...

Free Canoe Rides with American Rivers – Sunday, September 28th

Free Canoe Rides on the Verde River Sunday, September 28th 28 folks will enjoy a leisure guided canoe paddle down the Verde River for the first time, from DHRSP to river left just above the Mingus Bridge! A great big THANK YOU to American Rivers for helping fund our...

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.


CALENDAR

For up to date information on upcoming events, classes, workshops, festivals, and more please refer to our Calendar

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GALLERY

Visit our photo gallery to learn more about the variety of events hosted by VRVNO.


SHOP

From field guides to photos, workshops to wild keepsakes, the VRVNO shop offers a variety of resources and more.

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