Restoring and protecting our water quality for healthy ecosystems and recreational resources


 Working to safeguard our public forests and wildlife


Helping 23 counties improve the quality of development


 Supporting initiatives for clean, homegrown energy for our NC communities

Mavis Staples live, a benefit concert for the French Broad River

MountainTrue is proud to welcome Mavis Staples to Asheville for a concert to benefit the French Broad River on Nov. 13 at The Orange Peel.  >>more

This Election Day, Vote Yes for Asheville

MountainTrue supports the bond package to fund improvements in the City’s affordable housing, multimodal transportation and parks. >>more

October 26: oin Us For Our Fall Gathering At New Belgium Brewery

Come help us recognize the hard work of our members and supporters and celebrate everything we’ve accomplished so far in 2016. >>more

Upcoming Events

  1. MountainTrue Fall Gathering/Annual Meeting

    October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Green River Game Land Hike

    November 6 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Public Hearing: Cliffside Coal Ash Water Permit

    November 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Hendersonville Green Drinks with the French Broad Riverkeeper

    November 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  5. Richmond Hill Park Invasive Removal Work Day

    November 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Mountaintrue News

Field Trip: Ecology of Southern Appalachia

Field Trip: Ecology of Southern Appalachia

Each fall, MountainTrue presents a course at the University of North Carolina Asheville Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). This year, with over 50 students enrolled, MountainTrue has enjoyed the lively discussion and immense participation of the students!

Election Day is November 8; Find Your Polling Place

Election Day is November 8; Find Your Polling Place

Election Day is a little more than two weeks away and early voting started on October 20! The presidential race has gotten most of the attention, but North Carolina voters will be faced with a crowded ballot the polls. To help you make heads or tails of who’s running, what they stand for, and where to vote, we’re providing a list of nonpartisan voting resources.

No matter the election results, you can make a difference!

We know it’s easy to be discouraged during this contentious election season. No matter what the outcome of local, state, and federal elected positions are, you can make a direct impact on local government by serving on a local board and commission.

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