Get Outside WNC is an organization dedicated to the exposure of, education of, and conservation of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Through memorable group hikes that get us in nature, Get Outside WNC raises money for local outdoor programs. This Winter the beneficiary of hikes is MountainTrue.
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.
Beat the Winter Blues with us in a fiery round of FREE trivia at The River Arts District Brewing Company. There will be prizes for the top trivia teams.
Trivia not quite enough to lure you out on a chilly night? RAD Brewing will also be releasing a special beer with proceeds benefiting MountainTrue.
Trivia will start at 7 pm. Bring a friend (or two or three) and come early to grab your table, a drink/snack and chat with MountainTrue staff. We hope to see you there!
Come out to help with planting 1500 native live stakes this dormant season at Bryson City Island Park. MountainTrue West will be holding this community volunteer workday on February 21 to install various species of live stakes for bank stabilization, wildlife habitat, and beautification as the next step in the Island Park Bank Restoration Project. Gloves and tools are provided but you are welcome to bring your own tools if you wish.
NC Conservation Network will be hosting a screening of WRAL's Forever Chemicals: North Carolina’s Toxic Tap Water at RAD Brewing in Asheville, NC. Also known as PFAS chemicals, they’ve been found across the state and are harming our communities’ health and well-being. Directly following the screening, we’ll have a short discussion about forever chemicals in our state. We’ll also have some immediate actions you can take to help us stop forever chemical pollution.
Hear WNC local and Rocky Mountain Biological Lab Research Scientist Ian Breckheimer discuss how a team of environmental scientists are revolutionizing our understanding of water in the West and helping us adapt to climate change.