That’s what the next couple weeks are all about here at OCR! This week is bird banding class, next week is the legendary New River Birding and Nature Festival! We just finished up a Beginner Bird Banding class taught by certified instructor from The Institute for Bird Population. This is an intense (too intense for […]
An Often Missed Treasure: Kanawha Falls
Have you been whitewater rafting in West Virginia? More than 100,000 people a year visit this area, seeking adventure to soothe their inner-adrenalin junkie or as a release from the daily grind. As wild and chaotic as many sections of New River and Gauley River are, the place where they come together is much more […]
What does the river mean to you?
Being on, and around, a body of water has an interesting effect on people. For some, it becomes an extension of self. Our friend Ashley, a local and longtime boatman, shares his story. It’s A Part of Me The New River is as much a part of me as is my arm or leg. I […]