Wednesdays: Asheville Green Drinks

Every Wednesday night, we invite you to grab a beer and join like-minded people to discuss environmental issues and hear presentations by local environmental leaders. The events are casual and fun, starting at 5:30 p.m. with the presentation beginning at 6 p.m. [more]

2nd Saturday of each month: Richmond Hill Park invasive plant removal work days

Help remove non-native invasive plants in Asheville’s only forested park! [more]

2nd Thursday of each month: Hendersonville Green Drinks

5:30 p.m. at Southern Appalachian Brewery   Grab a beer and join like-minded individuals to discuss environmental issues and hear presentations by local environmental leaders. [more]

April 25: Earth Day celebration in Hendersonville

We’re hosting a community Earth Day celebration in partnership with the Hendersonville Community Co-op from noon to 3 p.m. April 25 at the new Co-op store, located at the intersection of S. Grove and Spartanburg Highway.[more]

April 25: Big Ivy Hikes

MountainTrue is hosting spring ecology hikes on five different trails, which will take place simultaneously, led by five excellent local ecologists. Participate in the hike most captivating to you! [more]

April 29: Public Hearing: Asheville coal plant air pollution permit hearing 

The WNC Regional Air Quality Agency will hear public comment on the draft Asheville coal plant air pollution permit. The permit currently would not address harmful levels of sulfur dioxide pollution the plant has emitted for years. [more]

May 2: Fire Ecology Outdoor Seminar and Hike

Learn from MountainTrue’s Public Lands Biologist Josh Kelly about fire ecology in the Blue Ridge Mountains! [more]

May 9: Wildflower and Bird Hike to Rattlesnake Lodge

We’re on springtime mission: We’re looking for wildflowers and birds that put on their seasonal show in May. A few miles east of Asheville, just above the Blue Ridge Parkway, we will follow the Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST) from Bull Gap up to the historic Rattlesnake Lodge. [more]

Now through May: Accent Triple Crown of Kayak Fishing, with a raffle to benefit MountainTrue

The Accent Triple Crown of Kayak Fishing is an online, photo-based tournament based in Asheville. The competition is May 15-16, with kayak anglers fishing for Smallmouth Bass, Panfish and Musky. [more]

May & June: French Broad Float 2015

Join us on a five-day float from the headwaters to Asheville from May 30-June 3 or, for the first time, on a new three-day float from Hot Springs to Douglas Lake from July 12-14. [more]