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Victory for Fires Creek!

MountainTrue is thrilled to celebrate victory in a successful campaign to protect an inholding within the Fires Creek watershed for permanent conservation as part of the Nantahala National Forest.  >>more

Member Spotlight: Meet Lee McCall

“Though many members of our bio-monitoring team have volunteered together for years, it’s still amazing how excited we get when uncommon critters end up in our kick nets or leaf packs,” Lee says. >>more

Tell Duke Energy to Clean Up Cliffside

Sign the petition and tell Duke to stop polluting the Broad River and the groundwater near the Cliffside power plant with toxic heavy metals such as arsenic, mercury and lead. >>more

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Fires Creek Tract Acquired For Permanent Conservation In Nantahala National Forest!

Fires Creek Tract Acquired For Permanent Conservation In Nantahala National Forest!

MountainTrue is thrilled to celebrate victory in a successful campaign to protect a 50-acre inholding within the Fires Creek watershed in Cherokee and Clay counties for permanent conservation as part of the Nantahala National Forest. We thank the Mainspring Conservation Trust and Fred and Alice Stanback for purchasing this stretch of forest, which will have a tremendous impact in protecting wildlife, water quality, recreation and wilderness in our public lands.

Support Local, Sustainable, Farmers From Your Watershed This Holiday Season!

Support Local, Sustainable, Farmers From Your Watershed This Holiday Season!

A large portion of farmers in North Carolina produce meat, but the way farmers raise their animals makes a huge difference for our waterways. Waterkeepers across North Carolina have compiled a list of farms in their watersheds that feed us without threatening our rivers, lakes, and streams – farmers who deserve our thanks and our business. Check out the list in time for Thanksgiving and Christmas here. 

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