2023 Creation Care Alliance Retreat and Symposium

This retreat is designed with creation care professionals, volunteers, lay leaders, and clergy in mind. Whether you're new to creation care or a long-time advocate, you'll gain new language and tools to inspire your congregation and community to care for the environment (people, non-human creatures, and the planet) interwoven with space for rest, relationship, and prayer.

$40 – $70

Bryson City Island Park Workday 2/7

MountainTrue is hosting another Island Park Invasive Species Workday to control nonnative invasive plants and restore native habitat in Bryson City Island Park. We will primarily be using hand tools to cut invasive shrubs like Chinese privet and then treat the stumps.

VWIN Sampling Weekend in the High Country 2/11-2/12

Concerned about chemical levels in the river? Help Watauga Riverkeeper Volunteers collect water samples at designated sites for chemical analysis at a state-certified lab. This volunteer opportunity is ongoing, please sign up and we will get in contact about details.

Invasive Plant Workday on the Murphy River Walk 2/13

McClelland Street Trailhead 133 McClelland St,, Murphy, NC

For the fourth consecutive year, MountainTrue is again hosting Monday afternoon volunteer workdays (weather permitting) to control nonnative invasive plants and restore native habitat along the Murphy River Walk & Canoe Trail!

High Country Live Staking Workday 2/18/2023

The Valle Crucis Community Park 2892 Broadstone Road, Valle Crucis, NC

Come plant with us at one of our live staking work days in February! Live staking is the process of planting live cuttings of dormant trees in the riparian buffer zone along the stream bank which helps filter storm water runoff, protect vital aquatic habitat, and prevent soil erosion and sediment pollution.

Invasive Plant Workday on the Murphy River Walk 2/20

McClelland Street Trailhead 133 McClelland St,, Murphy, NC

For the fourth consecutive year, MountainTrue is again hosting Monday afternoon volunteer workdays (weather permitting) to control nonnative invasive plants and restore native habitat along the Murphy River Walk & Canoe Trail!

Winter Tree ID Hike near Hiawassee, GA 2/25

Back by popular demand for the third consecutive year! Learn how to identify trees in the winter with Western Region Program Coordinator, Tony Ward. This 1.2-mile loop trail along the Lake Chatuge shoreline offers a relatively flat tour and features a wide diversity of native trees perfect for identification!

Invasive Plant Workday on the Murphy River Walk 2/27

McClelland Street Trailhead 133 McClelland St,, Murphy, NC

For the fourth consecutive year, MountainTrue is again hosting Monday afternoon volunteer workdays (weather permitting) to control nonnative invasive plants and restore native habitat along the Murphy River Walk & Canoe Trail!

VWIN Sampling Weekend in the High Country 3/11-3/12

Concerned about chemical levels in the river? Help Watauga Riverkeeper Volunteers collect water samples at designated sites for chemical analysis at a state-certified lab. This volunteer opportunity is ongoing, please sign up and we will get in contact about details.