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

Ward Mill Dam on the Watauga River Has Been Removed

The removal is a huge win for local aquatic wildlife, and also preserves the historic sawmill and buildings on the surrounding grounds. >>more

Join A MountainTrue Guided Adventure

It’s easier to stand up for shared places when we know them well. Discover the first wildflowers of spring, peek underwater for rarely seen fish and experience the river by the light of the moon. >>more

Sign Up For Community Bulk Solar Campaign!

MountainTrue is a core member of Solarize Asheville-Buncombe, a community bulk-purchasing effort to make solar energy more affordable and accessible. >>more

Upcoming Events

  1. 2021 Fall Native Tree & Shrub Sale

    September 15 @ 8:00 am - November 14 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Fall Scenic Hike

    October 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  3. Annual Lake Chatuge Shoreline Cleanup

    November 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  4. Buncombe Solar Trolley Tour

    November 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  5. Hike to Tusquitee Bald via Short Branch

    December 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

MountainTrue News

Stand Up for these Principles at a Comprehensive Planning Meeting

Stand Up for these Principles at a Comprehensive Planning Meeting

MountainTrue is encouraging our members and supporters to take an active role in several comprehensive planning efforts throughout our region. These comprehensive plans are an important opportunity for you to have a voice in how our local governments grow and develop. As a resource, we’ve provided a set of principles that local governments should adhere to in order to meet the challenges of climate change, a growing population and increased pressures on our built environment.

Our Recommendation for the Henderson County Community Survey

Our Recommendation for the Henderson County Community Survey

Henderson Country has kicked off its Comprehensive Planning effort with a Community Survey. This is an important opportunity for you to have a voice in how our county grows and develops to meet the challenges of climate change, a growing population, and increased pressures on our built and natural environments. Check out our guide for members and supporters of MountainTrue who want to see our community grow sustainably and responsibly.

MT Raleigh: Senate Budget Includes Enviro Investments. Will the House Follow?

MT Raleigh: Senate Budget Includes Enviro Investments. Will the House Follow?

This year’s state budget could include crucial investments in water quality, the environment, and public lands. We need your help to win support for much-needed funding to clean up WNC rivers and protect our environment. Take action today and help us win a better budget for our communities and the environment.

 

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