Southern Regional Office

MountainTrue's Southern Regional Office is located in Hendersonville, serving communities in the Green and Broad river watersheds.
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About the Southern Regional Office

121 Third Avenue West, Suite #1
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 692-0385

The Southern Regional Office partners with and protects communities in Western North Carolina’s Cleveland, Henderson, Polk, Rutherford, and Transylvania counties through the following programs and initiatives:

 

Southern Region Team

Nancy Diaz

Nancy Diaz

Southern Regional Director

David Caldwell

David Caldwell

Broad Riverkeeper

Mara Chamlee

Mara Chamlee

AmeriCorps Water Quality Administrator

Macayla Jackson

Macayla Jackson

Broad Riverkeeper Swim Guide Intern

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 Broad Riverkeeper Instagram and Facebook Page, as well as the Green Riverkeeper Instagram and Facebook Page, or email wqa@mountaintrue.org to receive the most up-to-date information on event changes/cancellations.

Southern Region News

Get Your Gardening Gloves on Our New Native Planting Guide

Get Your Gardening Gloves on Our New Native Planting Guide

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.

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2021 State of the River Reports

2021 State of the River Reports

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.

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MountainTrue is Objecting to the Revised Forest Plan for the Nantahala-Pisgah National Forests. These are our Reasons.

MountainTrue is Objecting to the Revised Forest Plan for the Nantahala-Pisgah National Forests. These are our Reasons.

The U.S. Forest Service released its Revised Forest Plan in late January. Since then, MountainTrue’s Public Lands Field Biologist, Josh Kelly, and Western Regional Director, Callie Moore, have been hard at work crafting our organizational response to the 2000+ paged plan. While there are some bright spots in the Forest Service’s Revised Plan, they are far outweighed by its shortcomings, which can be characterized by the agency’s arbitrary decision-making and prioritization of timber harvest at the expense of old-growth forests, Natural Heritage Areas, and water quality.

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