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Calendar of Events


Biennial RMS Symposium

Every other year, the River Management Society hosts an international training on topics related to river management and planning. They provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and the vetting of policies and strategies concerning river management, and encourage the formation of networks and partnerships among a broad range of river professionals. Proceedings and other RMS publications are available to members and other participants.

Mountain Creeks to Metro Canals (May 18-21, 2021)

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Virginia's Scenic Rivers Program
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Presented by The River Management Society, in partnership with Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation and Virginia Commonwealth University. 

RMS welcomes you as a river manager, scientist, planner, legal expert or river conservation and recreation advocate!  Brush up skills as you grow your network of outdoor resource students and professionals.  Richmond, Virginia (RVA) is our host city, on and around the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University and blossoming amidst the excitement of a resurgent James River.  Providing power for iron works and a thoroughfare for commerce; suffering decades of untold levels of misuse as the regions dumping vessel; the James is redefining the City as its environmental,economic and cultural centerpiece.  You will delight in the discovery of RVA's vibrant businesses, innovative programs and exciting events held against a backdrop of our nation's founding history and the river.

Learn More & Register Here

River Ranger Rendezvous

This event was previously hosted by the RMS Southwest Chapter in 2019 and has been cancelled for 2020.  Details on future events will be available soon!

Past River Ranger Rendezvous

Chapter Trips & Events

Covid-19 has impacted chapter events for 2020. Please stay tuned for details on upcoming events, and check out your chapter's RMS web page for details.

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