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 email@example.com to receive the most up-to-date information on event changes/cancellations.
Western Region News
Waterfowl and Water Quality
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MountainTrue offers to bid on reckless Southside Timber Sale to stop important old-growth forests from being cut
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MountainTrue Staff Spotlight: Forest Plan
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What are Algal Growths and How You Can Help Prevent Them
The most powerful nutrients for the growth of plants, including algae, are nitrogen and phosphorus. Learn how you can help reduce sediment and nutrient pollution and prevent algal blooms in Lake Chatuge and elsewhere.
Marley Kelly Wins Top 2022 Carson Conservation Scholarship Award
Marley Kelly, the recipient of this year's top Carson Conservation Scholarship award. This year’s...
What do Healthy Mountain Rivers Mean to You?
Protecting our mountain waters wouldn't be possible without the help of members, volunteers, and...