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July 2017

Forest Service Open House in the Appalachian Ranger District

July 25, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Appalachian District Office, 632 Manor Road
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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As the Forest Service plans the future of our national forests, a Forest Service Open House is your opportunity to talk directly with Forest Service staff one-on-one about how the forest will be managed for the years to come.

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September 2017

30th Annual Big Sweep River Clean Up

September 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us Saturday Sept 9th for the 30th annual NC Big Sweep River Clean Up! MountainTrue is partnering with community organizations including GreenWorks, RiverLink, AmeriCorps Project Conserve and Mills River Partnership to bring as many volunteers together as possible. With support from our Riverkeeper programs on the French Broad, Watauga, Broad and Green Rivers, we plan to make this the best Big Sweep yet. Come on out to be part of the effort!

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Volunteer to Build a New Campsite on the French Broad Paddle Trail

September 19, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Westfeldt Park, 83 Fanning Bridge Rd.
Fletcher, NC 28732 United States
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Come help us add a new campsite to the French Broad Paddle Trail! We're looking to class up the French Broad with a new campsite at the FB's confluence with Mud Creek. We'll need help mowing grass, weed-eating, back-hoe driving, outhouse, stair, and picnic table building, as well as invasive species removal. Please RSVP to let us know you're coming!

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Hendersonville Storm Drain Stenciling Program

September 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
MountainTrue – Southern Regional Office, 611 N. Church Street NC 28792 United States + Google Map

Help MountainTrue's Southern Regional Office and Mike Huffman, the Stormwater Quality Specialist for Hendersonville make the city's water healthier with the help of storm drain labels. Mike will give a short lecture and demonstration about the tags at the beginning of the event, which will run from 10-1 on September 30. RSVP with Regina Goldkuhl, MountainTrue's Water Quality Administrator at wqa@mountaintrue.org to let us know you're coming!

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October 2017

Richmond Hill Invasive Work Day

October 14, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Richmond Hill Park, 300 Richmond Hill Dr
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
Free

Join us and help restore native plant communities by controlling non-native invasive plants at Richmond Hill Park. This is the City of Asheville’s only forested park and is home to many special native plant and animal species! Volunteers help to stop the spread of harmful non-native invasive species and return native species to the unique park.

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2017 MountainTrue Annual Gathering

October 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Belgium Brewing Company, 21 Craven St
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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We who are MountainTrue have much to celebrate this year - we hope you will join us and come out to the 2017 Fall Gathering - see you there!

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November 2017

Richmond Hill Restoration Initiative

November 11, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Richmond Hill Park, 300 Richmond Hill Dr
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Richmond Hill Park is well loved recreational haven that needs our help! Join us and help restore native plant communities by controlling non-native invasive plants to make Asheville's only forested park a more beautiful and safe place for all.

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Forest Restoration Alliance Volunteer Workday

November 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free

The Hemlock Restoration Initiative invites you to participate in a fun and interesting volunteer workday with our partner the Forest Restoration Alliance (FRA). The FRA takes a long term view of hemlock restoration by working on selection and breeding for pest resistance in hemlocks and other native conifers.

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December 2017

Richmond Hill Park Restoration Initiative

December 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Richmond Hill Park, 300 Richmond Hill Dr
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Richmond Hill Park is well loved recreational haven that needs our help! Join us and help restore native plant communities by controlling non-native invasive plants to make Asheville's only forested park a more beautiful and safe place for all.

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January 2018

Paddle-n-Plant: Live Staking with the French Broad Riverkeeper

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Westfeldt Park, 83 Fanning Bridge Rd.
Fletcher, NC 28732 United States
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Join the French Broad Riverkeeper and MountainTrue as we combat sediment erosion in our local waterways. Sediment is a major polluter in our river basin, clogging fish and aquatic habitats, increasing water temperatures, and transporting toxic substances.

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