Western Regional OfficeMountainTrue's Western Regional Office is located in Murphy, serving communities in the Hiwassee, Nottely, and Little Tennessee river watersheds. Volunteer
About the Western Regional Office
90 Tennessee St. Suite D
Murphy, NC 28906
In 2019, the Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition merged with MountainTrue to become its Western Regional Office. MountainTrue’s Western Regional Office partners with and serves communities in Western North Carolina’s Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, and Swain counties, as well as Towns and Union counties in North Georgia. The Western Region Team manages the following programs and events:
- Swim Guide
- Hiwassee Watershed Gala
- Fall Native Tree and Shrub Sale
- Carson Conservation Scholarship
- Lake Chatuge Watershed Action Plan
Western Region Team
AmeriCorps Western Region Water Quality and Habitat Restoration Associate
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 West Facebook Page or email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the most up-to-date information on event changes/cancellations.
Western Region News
MountainTrue’s May 2023 E-Newsletter
May news from MountainTrue’s four regional offices in the Southern Blue Ridge. Read the blog version of our monthly e-newsletter!
AmeriCorps Water Quality & Habitat Restoration Associate (Murphy)
MountainTrue is seeking a full-time AmeriCorps Water Quality & Habitat Restoration Associate. The position works in southwestern North Carolina across both our Clean Waters and Resilient Forests program areas. It includes a combination of volunteer recruitment and coordination, water quality monitoring, on-the-ground stewardship of public and conserved lands, and public outreach. Deadline to apply is May 9.
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MountainTrue’s Statement on the Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Plan
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