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

Find Your WNC River on The Swim Guide

Before heading out for a day on the river, check out the latest water quality report at >>more

Michael Franti to Headline Riverkeeper Concert

July 27: Join us for a concert at the Salvage Station to benefit MountainTrue and the French Broad Riverkeeper. >>more

State of the French Broad Watershed Report

Before you go back out on the French Broad River, you’ll want to check out this first-of-its-kind water quality report. >>more

Upcoming Events

  1. Rhythm & Brews

    July 19 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Summer Fire Ecology Hike at Lover’s Leap

    July 21 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  3. Riverkeeper Beer Series Pickup, Paddle, Party- Catawba Brewery

    July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  4. Michael Franti & Spearhead: Stay Human Tour

    July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  5. Music in the Valle: The Worthless Son-in-Laws

    July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

MountainTrue News

MT Raleigh Report: Final Update on the Farm Bill

MT Raleigh Report: Final Update on the Farm Bill

Despite overwhelming grassroots opposition to this bill, the legislature voted to override Cooper’s veto of SB711. Below is a list of WNC legislators and how they voted on the override. We encourage you to take a moment to see how your lawmaker voted on this critical issue. And a big thanks to all of you who helped us mobilize support against this bill – we hope you will continue to join us in speaking up for WNC’s environment and the health of the people who live here.

What’s Going On With the NC Farm Bill?

Last night Governor Roy Cooper vetoed SB711, a dangerous bill that would greatly limit the constitutional right of North Carolinians living near industrial hog farms to seek justice in the courts for nuisance and pollution of their air and water. This is when we need your calls more than ever. Will you make a quick call to your state representative now to make sure Governor Cooper’s veto of SB711 stands?


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