Join MountainTrue and the Green Riverkeeper at the Purple Onion in Saluda on February 20th from 5:30 to 7:30 as we screen RiverWebs, Freshwater Illustrated’s award-winning documentary about river ecosystems and the science that explores them. This film follows the life and work of Dr. Shigeru Nakano as he attempted to understand how streams and forests depend on each other, and his team who carried on this work after his tragic death. RiverWebs illustrates how the movements and behaviors of insects, in both the stream and the forest, influence their predators, like fish, bats, birds, and spiders.
Stick around after the screening for a presentation about how we monitor for stream quality in WNC and how you can get involved in our Stream Monitoring Information Exchange (SMIE) program. We will wrap up the evening with a Q&A with the Green Riverkeeper MountainTrue’s Water Quality Administrator and some current SMIE volunteers. This event is free and open to the public.