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

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 like arsenic, mercury and lead. >>more

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MT Raleigh Report – Feb. 19: GenX Gridlock in the General Assembly

MT Raleigh Report – Feb. 19: GenX Gridlock in the General Assembly

Over the last month, the North Carolina General Assembly has met twice in “special session” to consider legislation to address one of the most high-profile threats to our state’s water quality – and public health – in recent years. Of course, we’re referring to the discovery of GenX, an “emerging contaminant” in the Cape Fear River as well as other public drinking water supplies in North Carolina.

Deciding the Next 15 Years for Western NC’s Forests: The Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Management Plan

Deciding the Next 15 Years for Western NC’s Forests: The Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Management Plan

Everyone who loves Western NC’s national forests has an issue they care about in the forest management plan expected to be released this year. So how do we find common ground and make a plan that works for all of us? Find out what the forest management plan is and why it matters for our region, and don’t miss our forest panel events this March in Sylva, Boone, Brevard and Andrews.

Sign Up for our Richmond Hill Invasives Removal Work Day March 10!

Sign Up for our Richmond Hill Invasives Removal Work Day March 10!

A favorite of dog walkers, mountain bikers and disc golf fans, Richmond Hill Park has unfortunately become overrun with non-native invasive plants like multiflora rose, which has very sharp thorns that can harm our canine companions. We hope you’ll join us for our next invasive species removal work day March 10 to help keep our park beautiful and safe.

 

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