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: Help protect native plants at Asheville’s only urban forest!
Help remove non-native invasive plants in Asheville’s only forested park! [more]
2nd Thursday of each month: Hendersonville Green Drinks
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 22-30: Beer Week!
Join MountainTrue and American Whitewater at the Universal Joint (748 Haywood Road) for Beer Week — and clean water! — from May 22-30 when 100 percent of the daily beer special sales will be split between MountainTrue and American Whitewater. [more]
May 31: Mills River Day
The Mills River Partnership and North River Farms host Mills River Day! It is a fun-filled event that takes place on a working farm to highlight how water quality and farming go hand in hand. [more]
June 2: MountainTrue Volunteer World Cafe
Join MountainTrue staff and volunteer leaders to hear what we’re up to in Henderson, Transylvania and Polk counties and how you can be part of protecting the places we share! The first beer’s on us, so RSVP here.
June 12, 18: “Call of the Ancient Mariner,” local premier
A documentary film by MountainTrue alumni David Weintraub, which covers the role of the turtle throughout history and its ties to humanity. A panel discussion on conservation and the environment will take place following the film. [more]
June 13 & 23: Wild & Scenic Film Festival
MountainTrue champions resilient forests, clean waters and healthy communities in Western North Carolina. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival puts our work–and yours–into the broader environmental and social context, and serves to remind us that we’re participants in a global movement for a more wild and scenic world. It is a festival by activists and for activists. [more]