Clean Waters.

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

Resilient Forests.

Working to safeguard our public forests and wildlife

Healthy communities.

Helping 23 counties improve the quality of development

Green energy.

Supporting initiatives for clean, homegrown energy for our NC communities

MountainTrue Merges with Asheville Design Center

MountainTrue is excited to welcome Chris Joyell to the MountainTrue team. Asheville Design Center (ADC) and MountainTrue have announced their intent to merge.  >>more

Member Spotlight: Meet Lee McCall!

“Though many members of our bio-monitoring team have volunteered together for many years, it’s still amazing how excited we get when uncommon critters end up in our kick nets or leaf packs,” Lee says. >>more

Tell Duke Energy to Clean Up Cliffside

Sign the petition and tell Duke to stop polluting the Broad River and the groundwater near the Cliffside power plant with toxic heavy metals such as arsenic, mercury and lead. >>more

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MountainTrue News

Support Local, Sustainable, Farmers From Your Watershed This Holiday Season!

Support Local, Sustainable, Farmers From Your Watershed This Holiday Season!

A large portion of farmers in North Carolina produce meat, but the way farmers raise their animals makes a huge difference for our waterways. Waterkeepers across North Carolina have compiled a list of farms in their watersheds that feed us without threatening our rivers, lakes, and streams – farmers who deserve our thanks and our business. Check out the list in time for Thanksgiving and Christmas here. 

Special Raleigh Report: GenX and the Safety of NC’s Public Drinking Water

Special Raleigh Report: GenX and the Safety of NC’s Public Drinking Water

Controversy over the presence of GenX, an emerging contaminant, in North Carolina’s drinking water has focused on the Cape Fear area, but the issue raises serious questions about the safety of drinking water across the state. This special edition of our Raleigh Report explains what’s been found in NC’s drinking water and how we hope to make it safer.

Member Spotlight: Meet Lee McCall!

Member Spotlight: Meet Lee McCall!

MountainTrue is excited to introduce you to our new Spotlight Series: a place to highlight the members, volunteers, and communities of faith that inspire us with their dedication to the environment we all call home in Western North Carolina. Our first post is by Regina Goldkuhl, our Water Quality Adminstrator through AmeriCorps Project Conserve. 

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