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!

Henderson County Comprehensive Plan Community Meeting

MountainTrue is hosting a Comprehensive Plan-focused community meeting on Monday, February 27, at 5:30 p.m. Join us at the Hola Cultural Center in Hendersonville to learn more about ways to support the best possible plan for growth in Henderson County and advocate for our environment. We'll review the planning process, goals, and proposed improvements and […]

Winter Tree ID Hike near Hiawassee, GA 3/4

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!

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.

Winter Bird Watch on Lake Chatuge 3/11

Join other MountainTrue folks in our 17th annual caravan around the Lake Chatuge shoreline to view a wide variety of birds. Typically, 18-25 different species are observed on the outing, ranging from small songbirds to larger birds of prey and wintering waterfowl typically associated with more northern climes (e.g. loons!).

6th Annual Bill Beazell & Allen Robbins Memorial Tailwater Roundup

Come join our friends from the Overmountain Chapter of Trout Unlimited for a clean up in Tennessee. They have teamed up with local fishing guides, paddling enthusiasts, and community members to host this event for the 6th year in a row on the South Holston and Watauga Rivers.

Asheville Marathon & Half 2023

Pack Square Park 80 Court Plaza, Asheville, NC

Volunteer with us at the Asheville Marathon! MountainTrue has been chosen as a Charity Partner for the 2023 Asheville Marathon and Half, and they need our help! We are looking for 10 volunteers to help with the event on Saturday, March 18, 2023. Asheville Marathon and Half will donate money to MountainTrue for every volunteer that works a 4-hour shift.

Waiting List: Green River Gorge Hike 3/18

Green River Cove Trail 3770 Green River Cove Road, Saluda

This is a great late-winter hike that follows the Green River offering continuous views of its quiet stretches to its most intense rapids. We'll look for early wildflowers and migrating warblers. Because it lies at lower elevations than more northerly mountain counties, temperatures should be mild and spring vegetation will be farther along.

Jackson Greenway Workday 3/18

Jackson County Greenway Loop Monteith Gap Rd, Cullowhee, NC

MountainTrue is hosting our second 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.