Central Regional OfficeMountainTrue's Central Regional Office and headquarters is located in Asheville, serving all 26 counties in our organization's footprint. Volunteer
About the Central Regional Office
29 N. Market Street, Suite 610
Asheville, NC 28801
The Central Regional Office partners with and serves communities in Buncombe, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, and Yancey counties through the following programs and initiatives:
- French Broad Riverkeeper
- Water monitoring programs
- Muddy Water Watch
- The Creation Care Alliance
- Green Energy projects
- Sustainable transportation and land use planning for Healthy Communities
- Invasive species removal
Central Region Team
Volunteer with us!
We have many regular volunteer opportunities throughout the warmer months. Below are some of the ways you can get involved. Click the images to add your name to our volunteer roster. Please note that volunteer event dates and times are subject to change due to weather conditions with short notice. Follow the MountainTrue Instagram and Facebook Page, as well as the French Broad Riverkeeper Instagram and Facebook Page, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the most up-to-date information on event changes/cancellations.
Central Region News
MountainTrue’s Statement on the Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Plan
The final Nantahala Pisgah Forest Plan will go into effect on March 20, 2023. The following is a statement from MountainTrue: On March 20, after 10 years of public input and planning, the Forest Service will adopt its new management plan for the Nantahala-Pisgah National Forests — a disappointing document that is significantly worse than the current plan and contradicts an executive order issued by President Biden that would protect and expand our nation’s old growth forests …
Helping A Member Save the Trees of the Asheville Muni Golf Course
On Saturday, December 3rd, 2022, I got an email from Nancy Casey, a MountainTrue member, about a proposal to cut 157 trees from the Asheville Municipal Golf Course. ancy Casey is a resident of the Beverly Hills neighborhood and is active with the Blue Ridge Audubon. Nancy frequently walks and birds around the golf course. She can tell you what birds to expect at various times of the year at each hole and has documented some rare species, like brown-headed nuthatch and pine siskins, using the trees on the course, and knows where the local hawks nest there.
Public Testimony from MountainTrue’s Housing & Transportation Director, Susan Bean
Susan Bean on MountainTrue's support of the missing middle housing study proposed by the City of...
Make your voice heard: Duke Energy’s rate hikes are unfair!
The North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) recently approved the disappointing Carbon Plan,...
Raleigh Report: The 2023 Session Kicks Off
While the North Carolina General Assembly officially kicked off its 2023 session with lots of pomp...
2023 Western North Carolina Conservation Legislative Priorities
Protect Public Health – and the Jobs and Businesses that Rely on Clean Water A recent report...