NC lawmakers are likely to wrestle with open space trust funds, water protection and storm preparedness. >>more
We’re bringing the premier all-women adventure film festival to WNC for the second year in a row. >>more
“Crossover” is the deadline for most bills to remain eligible for consideration for the rest of the two-year legislative session. Thus the mad scramble of crossover week.
Before you head out onto the water, don’t forget to check theswimguide.org. MountainTrue’s four Riverkeepers post up-to-date water monitoring results for the Broad, French Broad, Green and Watauga rivers just in time for the weekend. The Swim Guide is the public’s best resource for knowing which streams and river recreation areas are safe to swim in, and which have failed to meet safe water quality standards for bacteria pollution.
The Buck Project in Nantahala National Forest has the potential to be one of the most destructive timber sales in WNC in a century. Take action here to protect the vibrant ecosystems, pristine waters and old-growth forests that are on the chopping block.