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

On Giving Tuesday, Protect the Places We Share

Dec. 3 is #GivingTuesday, the international day of giving back. Consider making a donation to MountainTrue 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. HCO Paddle-n-Plant Workday

    December 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Alexander River Park Public Workday

    December 7 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Hendersonville Green Drinks: The Plastic Reduction Task Force & the Trash Trout

    December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. HCO Paddle-n-Plant Workday

    December 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  5. Richmond Hill Habitat Restoration Workday

    December 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

MountainTrue News

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.

Tell Buncombe County’s Board of Commissioners: Thanks for Voting for the Solar RFP. Now, Make Solar Energy a Reality.

Tell Buncombe County’s Board of Commissioners: Thanks for Voting for the Solar RFP. Now, Make Solar Energy a Reality.

On November 5, Buncombe County’s Board of Commissioners voted 6-1 to request proposals for solar energy on county-owned buildings and land. With their vote, the County has taken a crucial first step in walking their talk on renewable energy. Now, we’re calling on the Board of Commissioners to go beyond exploring renewable energy to funding and building it – and to get started as soon as possible. 

Meet the 2019 MountainTrue Award Winners

Meet the 2019 MountainTrue Award Winners

MountainTrue is proud to announce our annual award winners for 2019. These awards are given to MountainTrue members and volunteers who have been outstanding in their commitment to preserving WNC’s natural heritage. Awards will be formally presented at our Annual Gathering on October 23.

 

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