We are thrilled to announce our first Asheville-based Annual Native Perennial and Shrub Sale. Get a jump start on Earth Day and take steps to get your yards and gardens back to their "roots.
MountainTrue, in partnership with the Mainspring Conservation Trust, is hosting a community volunteer workday to control non-native invasive plants and restore native habitat at the Jackson County Greenway. We will primarily be pulling up roots and using hand tools to remove invasive shrubs like Chinese privet and then treat the stumps.
MountainTrue, in partnership with the Mainspring Conservation Trust and Pinnacle Park Foundation, will be hosting an invasive plant removal workday at the Pinnacle Park in Sylva, NC. This workday will be targeting nonnative invasive vines and shrubs like English Ivy, Burning Bush, and Multiflora Rose which are notorious for outcompeting native flora.
Help eradicate garlic mustard and enjoy spring wildflowers at the same time! The Appalachian Trail south of Max Patch has an outstanding display of native wildflowers that is being threatened by garlic mustard, which is known to exude chemicals from its roots that harm native plants.
Join MountainTrue Biologist Josh Kelly on a scenic and meaningful workday and celebrate our native flora and fauna along the way. This outing includes a strenuous 4 mile hike and the ability to pull garlic mustard.
Join MountainTrue Biologist, Josh Kelly for an invasive plant removal workday. This workday will include a scenic and strenuous 3-mile hike to Double Head Knob, an excellent example of a montane grassland growing over a sloping rock outcrop. The site is being threatened by several species of invasive plants, which participants will help control mechanically and with herbicide.