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

Take Action for Solar Energy in Buncombe County

We’re calling on the County to start funding and building more solar energy projects – and to get started as soon as possible. >>more

MT Raleigh Report: 2019 Wrap Up

From a budget standoff to a new state park, it’s been a big year at the General Assembly. Read our rundown here.  >>more

Update on the Buck Project in Nantahala National Forest

The new proposal makes small changes, but would still do major harm to wild places, water quality and old-growth forests. >>more

Upcoming Events

  1. Timber Sale Project Hike

    January 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  2. Climate Change Communication Strategies

    January 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  3. Winter Tree ID Workshop

    February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Paddle-n-Plant Workday

    February 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  5. Creation Care Retreat

    February 7 @ 12:30 pm - February 8 @ 6:00 pm

MountainTrue News

On Jan. 15, tell the NC Utilities Commission: No Rate Hikes for Dirty Energy!

On Jan. 15, tell the NC Utilities Commission: No Rate Hikes for Dirty Energy!

Duke Energy is trying to raise our electric bills to pay for dirty energy. Again. The company’s latest rate hike proposal would increase residential electricity costs by another 6.7% – or about $97 more per year for the average electricity user. It would also come only two years after their last rate hike, and would be their fifth rate hike in ten years. Join MountainTrue members in Franklin on January 15 and in Morganton on January 16 to tell the NC Utilities Commission: Enough is enough. Don’t let Duke pass the bill for more dirty energy to customers.

Healthy Forests = Good Fishing

Healthy Forests = Good Fishing

Fred Mix has been an avid fisherman since before he could speak. In all his time fishing, he’s never been as concerned about the health of our rivers and streams as he is now.

 

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