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

MT Raleigh Report: The Midterm Elections

What do the midterms mean for state policy and the legislature, and how will they affect Western North Carolina?  >>more

You Can Still Take Our Annual Gathering Actions Here!

Act on climate resilience, protecting special places in Nantahala-Pisgah National Forest and more here. >>more

Green River Paddlers Are Saving Hemlock Trees

For $30, you can treat and save three hemlock trees for five years. We’re part of the team making it happen.  >>more

Upcoming Events

  1. Plastic Reduction Taskforce meeting

    January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. High Country Live Staking Workday

    January 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  3. Sylva 107 Community Meeting/NCDOT Workshop

    January 29 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. Film Screening & Q&A: The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

    January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. Paddle-n-Plant Workday

    February 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

MountainTrue News

Public Input Session on Cliffside Coal Ash Closure Options

On January 22, the NC Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) will host an information session and receive public input about coal ash pond closure options for Duke's Cliffside plant. The input they receive at this meeting and through public comments will help...

MT Raleigh Report: The 2019 General Assembly Begins, Sort Of

MT Raleigh Report: The 2019 General Assembly Begins, Sort Of

Legislators were in Raleigh for a day last week to open the 2019 session of the North Carolina General Assembly. Surrounded by their families, lawmakers took their oaths of office, elected their officers – and then promptly recessed. They will reconvene Jan. 30 and meet weekly until they complete their work some time later this year. 

Call For Volunteers For Our Live Staking Days This Winter

Call For Volunteers For Our Live Staking Days This Winter

Over the next few months, our Riverkeepers are teaming up with volunteers to plant “live stakes” along rivers in our region. We’re calling for potential volunteers like you to join us for a live staking day to help make this project a success.


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