Goal 1 – State Park
Exploring a Clinch River State Park:
The goal of the Clinch River State Park action group is to create a state park sited within Russell, Wise, Tazewell, and/or Scott County in order to provide for public recreation and education along the Clinch River while protecting its sensitive and internationally significant biological diversity.
Click here for the State Park Action Group Fact sheet and contact information.
Click here for the Economic Impact Analysis of the Proposed Clinch River State Park as prepared by Chmura Economics and Analytics for the Clinch River Valley Initiative in 2013.
Goal 2 – Access Points
Develop and Integrate Access Points, Trails, and Campgrounds along the Clinch River:
The goal of the Public Access Points action group is to improve and enhance public access to the Clinch River, to increase the positive tourism/economic impact to communities along the river while enhancing the quality of life for the citizens of those communities.
Click Here for the Access Points Action Group Fact sheet and contact information.
Goal 3 – Water Quality
Enhancing Water Quality in the Clinch River:
The goal of the water quality action group is to enhance water quality along the Clinch River, the “jewel” of southwest Virginia and one of the most biologically diverse river systems in North America.
Click Here for the Water Quality Action Group Fact sheet and contact information.
Goal 4 – Environmental Education
Develop and Enhance Environmental Education Opportunities for all Community Members in the Clinch River Watershed:
The goal of the environmental education group is to increase environmental awareness among all community members.
Click Here for the Environmental Education Action Group Fact sheet and contact information.
Goal 5 – Downtown Revitalization
Connect Downtown Revitalization and Outdoor Recreation Efforts along the Clinch River, and Expand Entrepreneurship and Marketing Opportunities:
The goal of the Downtown Revitalization, Entrepreneurship, and Marketing action group is to foster a regional approach to community development and building entrepreneur capacity centered on building
Click Here for the Downtown Revitalization Action Group Fact sheet and contact information.