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May 2022

Lake Adger Community Celebration in Mill Spring, NC 5/7/22

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free

Join MountainTrue, Polk County Parks & Recreation, Conserving Carolina, and the Lake Adger Community in welcoming the summer months and celebrating the completion of improvements at Lake Adger! The Lake Adger Celebration is a free, family-friendly event that will take place at the Lake Adger boat ramp. The Celebration will be fun for the whole family with guided kayak tours,
fishing demonstrations, activities for kids, and more!

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High Country Habitat Restoration Coalition Workday 5/7/22

May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Join members of the High Country Habitat Restoration Coalition on May 7 at Brookshire Park from 1-3 p.m. to remove non-native invasive species along the pathways and trails. We will be working to eradicate invasives. Bring your love of native plants and your desire to keep Boone beautiful!

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2022 Spring Green Bash

May 7 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Green River Adventures, 111 E. Main Street
Saluda, NC 28773 United States
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Read what Liquid Logic has to say about their Coupe XP: "Versatility is the name of the game these days. This one-of-a-kind hybrid design is fun, stable, easy to paddle and is as comfortable on rivers and lakes as it is riding your favorite ocean break. The Coupe is the choice when looking for one sit on top that can and will do it all. " Estimated value: $1,000.

Join us at the Spring Green Bash at Green River Adventures on May 7, 2022 to see if you're the lucky winner! (though you do not need to be present to win) Tickets sales end on May 7, 2022 and may be purchased at the event.

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Swim Guide Launch and Volunteer Training in Banner Elk, NC 5/12/22

May 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Valle Crucis Community Park, 2892 Broadstone Road
Valle Crucis, NC 28604 United States
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Free

We are excited to announce the official launch of the 2022 Swim Guide sampling season! Swim Guide sampling will begin May 25, and we need volunteers to collect water samples every Wednesday throughout the summer. Sites include various swimming and recreational sites along the Watauga (NC & TN), Elk, and New rivers. We are adding several new sampling sites this year that we need a group or an individual to adopt. The E. coli results are uploaded as pass/fail and updated every Friday on www.swimguide.org to provide the public with up-to-date recreational bacteria levels. If you are interested in becoming a Swim Guide volunteer with us please attend this training session to learn more about the program and testing procedures.

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State of the River: How Land Use Planning Can Make or Break Water Quality– with Gray Jernigan & Hartwell Carson

May 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

On Thursday, May 12th from 6:00-7:00 PM, Hendersonville Green Drinks presents the fourth of our four-part webinar series entitled Good Growth Makes Good Sense. The guest speakers will be MountainTrue’s French Broad Riverkeeper, Hartwell Carson, and MountainTrue’s Central Region Director, Gray Jernigan. The presentation, State of the River: How Land Use Planning Can Make or Break Water Quality is in direct response to public input, as reflected in the results of the early phases of Henderson County’s 2045 Comprehensive Planning process. This special monthly series is a collaboration between MountainTrue and Conserving Carolina.

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Waiting List: Rattlesnake Lodge Wildflower Hike Near Asheville NC (5-14-22)

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Blue Ridge Parkway Asheville, NC United States + Google Map
$5 – $15

Join Mountaintrue's Ecologist & Public Lands Director Bob Gale as we explore the trail leading to Rattlesnake Lodge. More than thirty varieties of flowers are known to live on the way to the lodge, including dwarf larkspur, Jack-in-the-pulpit, and blue cohosh. Click the link to learn more and/or register for this hike!

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Rhythm & Brews Waste Station Volunteers Needed in Hendersonville, NC 5/19/22

May 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Are you passionate about sustainability/waste management? Join an upcoming Rhythm and Brews event and volunteer with MountainTrue’s Recycling Team to educate participants and monitor the waste station! Click here to learn more.

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Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest Walk in Robbinsville, NC 5/20/22

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Free

Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest is one of the Nation’s most impressive remnants of old-growth forest. The forest contains magnificent examples of more than 100 tree species, many over 400-years-old, and some more than 20 feet in circumference and 100 feet tall. This 3,800-acre forest was set aside in 1936 as a memorial to the author of the poem “Trees,” Joyce Kilmer, who was killed in action in France during World War I. This forest, part of the Joyce Kilmer-Slick Rock Wilderness, is maintained in its primitive state. The only way to see this forest is on foot. Registration for this event is required.

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High Country Habitat Restoration Coalition Workday 5/20/22

May 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Join members of the High Country Habitat Restoration Coalition on May 20 from 4-6 p.m. at Valle Crucis Park to remove non-native invasive species along the pathways and trails. We will be working to eradicate invasives. Bring your love of native plants and your desire to keep Boone beautiful!

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Pop-up Broad River Headwaters Fun Float near Shelby, NC 5/21/22

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
$5 – $30

Join Broad Riverkeeper David Caldwell on a Headwaters Fun Float We will venture up to the South Mountain foothills for a fun paddle on the cool shady waters of the First Broad River. Registration is required.

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