Southern Regional Office 

Our Southern Regional Office is located in Hendersonville, serving Henderson, Polk, Rutherford and Transylvania counties.

 

611 N. Church Street, Suite 101
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Phone (828) 692-0385

This office is located at the corner of Church Street and 6th Avenue in downtown Hendersonville. From 6th, turn left into the last parking lot on left before light at Church Street. Parking lot is located after Penny Insurance Company.

 


Gray Jernigan, Southern Regional Director

phone (828) 692-0385 x 1004
envelope gray@mountaintrue.org

The Southern Region Office works within Henderson, Polk, Rutherford and Transylvania counties through the following programs, partnerships and advocacy initiatives:



Southern Regional News


Live Staking Plant-n-Paddles All Winter

Live Staking Plant-n-Paddles All Winter

Looking for a way to stay outdoors and involved this winter? Look no further than our Plant-n-Paddle Live Staking Volunteer Days! The French Broad Riverkeeper and MountainTrue are combating sediment erosion in our local waterways. Sediment is a major polluter in our river basin, clogging fish and aquatic habitats, increasing water temperatures, and transporting toxic substances.

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Exploring the Green River Game Lands

Exploring the Green River Game Lands

On Sunday, November 6, MountainTrue hosted a hike through the Green River Game Lands with 26 participants accompanied by six staff members. We used the opportunity to promote our newly updated trail maps of the Green River Game Lands, which were published by MountainTrue with support from the Perry Rudnick Foundation, Community Foundation of Henderson County, and Polk County Travel and Tourism.

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2016 MoutainTrue Awards Recipients Announced

2016 MoutainTrue Awards Recipients Announced

MountainTrue announced the winners of the MountainTrue Awards, which were at the organization’s Fall Gathering held at New Belgium Brewing Company in Asheville on October 26. Award honorees are recognized for their hard work and dedication to protecting our forests, mountains, rivers and streams, and to promoting clean energy and sustainability.

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Tell DEQ to Stop Duke’s Water Pollution at Cliffside

Tell DEQ to Stop Duke’s Water Pollution at Cliffside

It seems like the NC Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) just can’t get it right when it comes to getting Duke Energy fix their polluting coal ash dumps. Time and time again we see the agency fall short of making the progress needed to protect our waterways and communities and the new draft wastewater discharge permit for the Rogers Energy Complex (a.k.a. Cliffside power plant) in Rutherford and Cleveland Counties is no different.

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MountainTrue Volunteers Help  Clean-up Section of Wash Creek

MountainTrue Volunteers Help Clean-up Section of Wash Creek

On Tuesday October 11, MountainTrue partnered with the Hendersonville Department of Public Works to clear a significant amount of garbage and debris from the section of Wash Creek behind Beacon Commons in Hendersonville. On the scene getting their hands dirty and helping coordinate the efforts were MountainTrue Water Quality Administrator Jack Henderson and Volunteer Coordinator for Wash Creek Rick Burt.

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