Oct. 1, 2012. Specialists from North Carolina State University, Watauga County Cooperative Extension and the National Committee for the New River are providing a one-day Streambank Repair workshop in Boone.
July 18, 2012. Calling all Poets! Write your own poem about The New River and possibly win a prize. All ages are welcome. Use any style to create your poem then drop it off at New River or Mt. Jefferson state parks. All poems must be in by July 22 at 5 p.m.
May 15, 2012. JEFFERSON — On Saturday, May 19, the 31st Annual 4-H New River Canoe Race will kick off from Zaloo’s Canoes, Kayaks and Tubes in Jefferson. Prizes will be awarded in numerous different categories based on age, experience level and gender.
BY PAUL T. CHOATE