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First Thoughts On Tuesday’s General Assembly Elections

The balance of power in the next North Carolina General Assembly is clear. All of that politicking has landed NC, well, right back where we started. >>more

Dec. 1: Join Us for the Virtual 5Point Adventure Film Festival

Celebrate #GivingTuesday by watching exhilarating and inspiring films, and supporting the work of MountainTrue. >>more

Buncombe County Approves 40 New 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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November 2020 E-Vistas Newsletter

November 2020 E-Vistas Newsletter

Volunteers helped remove 1.8 tons of trash on the Lake Chatuge shoreline. Paddlers are back in action treating hard-to-reach hemlock trees in the Green River Gorge. We’re fighting for a solar farm proposal in Woodfin. Read up on all this and more in this month’s newsletter!

This Holiday Season, Buy Locally From Sustainable Farmers

This Holiday Season, Buy Locally From Sustainable Farmers

As we approach the holiday season, it’s a good time to think about where that turkey, pork, or beef comes from that will round out our family meals. In this post, Broad Riverkeeper David Caldwell discusses how farming practices have changed over time and how we can be more conscientious about where we buy this year’s holiday feast.

Public Lands Are More Popular Than Ever, And They Need Your Help

Public Lands Are More Popular Than Ever, And They Need Your Help

2020 has brought record visitation to public lands in our region, with many of the people visiting these lands doing so for the first time. While the new wave of interest is exciting, the crowds and all the newcomers have also brought growing pains in the form of overflowing parking lots, trash bins and piles of litter. MountainTrue’s Public Lands Field Biologist, Josh Kelly, shares some ideas in this blog post about how we can all encourage newcomers to be better stewards of our public lands.

 

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