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

Raleigh Report: The General Assembly’s Back In Action

The North Carolina General Assembly is back in action for its 2021 session – and MountainTrue is ready with a list of requests for legislators to protect Western North Carolina’s natural resources. >>more

Feb. 25: 13th Annual Watershed Gala & Auction

Join us for an evening of laughter and camaraderie, and help us celebrate this year’s Holman Water Quality Stewardship Award winner. All auction proceeds will support our clean water work. >>more

Buncombe County Approves 40 New Public Solar Projects

The County Commission approved 40 new solar installations at county buildings, local public schools and A-B Tech. Thanks to everyone who made their voice heard to achieve this result! >>more

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February 2021 E-Vistas Newsletter

February 2021 E-Vistas Newsletter

In this month’s E-News we say goodbye to a much love environmental champion, celebrate Black History Month with a look back at the Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike as a prelude to the Environmental Justice movement, and drill down into why microplastics are not such a micro-problem.

The Not-So-Micro Issue of Microplastics

The Not-So-Micro Issue of Microplastics

In our most recent blog post, our High Country Water Quality Administrator Hannah Woodburn explains that while personal change is important, our consumer choices alone are not enough to fix the plastics pollution crisis. Check out Hannah’s post to learn more about the history of plastic pollution, ongoing legislation to combat the issue and our sampling program to identify microplastics in WNC’s waters.


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