About the High Country Office
164 Depot Street
Boone, NC 28607
The High Country Office partners with and protects communities in Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Caldwell, Burke, Watauga, and Wilkes counties through the following programs, events, and initiatives:
High Country 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 Watauga Riverkeeper Instagram and Watauga Riverkeeper Facebook Page or email email@example.com to receive the most up-to-date information on event changes/cancellations.
High Country News
Every year, MountainTrue recognizes five individuals from across the Southern Blue Ridge as our...
Watauga Riverkeeper Report:Swim Guide Season 2022We're officially halfway through this year's Swim...
2022Riverkeeper Float FestCome out on Saturday, August 20, for the long-awaited return of the...
Protecting our mountain waters wouldn't be possible without the help of members, volunteers, and...
MountainTrue has published a brand new guide to help you replace harmful non-native invasive plant species with native alternatives that benefit wild birds, hummingbirds, butterflies, and other wildlife. This beautifully designed and durable guide conveniently folds up to fit in your wallet — perfect for your next visit to the garden center or nursery.
The 2021 State of the River reports are finally here! In this blog, we’ll discuss the cleanliness and water quality of the French Broad, Broad and Green, and Watauga River watersheds, trends, methodology, and rank the cleanest and dirtiest sites for each watershed.