MountainTrue’s Green Riverkeeper caught massive illegal sediment pollution from the Tryon Equestrian Center into the Green River on video, leading to enforcement action. >>more
Call on Asheville City Council to do its part to clean up the French Broad River, starting with the establishment of a Stormwater Task Force to address the City’s water pollution problems. >>more
MountainTrue has been evolving toward a wider focus. Yes to protecting forests and rivers and advocating for better public transit, more greenways, clean energy, and dense development for the environmental benefits, but we are also thinking more broadly about how we can help foster communities where people are truly healthy. And this means communities that are free from racism, and where there is equity in the social determinants of health — housing, transportation, education and jobs. Here are some of the reasons why.
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Join us for our biggest party of the year on October 21 to celebrate outstanding volunteers and advocates, and connect with others who are passionate about protecting the places we share. This year our gathering is virtual. We still want to see you, even if it’s only your head, neck and shoulders!