Western Regional Office 

The Western Regional Office is located in Murphy, serving communities in Haywood, Jackson, Macon, Swain, Graham, Clay and Cherokee counties in North Carolina, and Town and Union counties in Georgia.

90 Tennessee St. Suite D
Murphy, NC 28906
Phone (828) 837-5414

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Callie Moore, Western Regional Director

envelope callie@mountaintrue.org
phone (828) 837-5414

Tony Ward, Western Regional Program Coordinator

envelope tony@mountaintrue.org
phone (828) 837-5414

High Country News

Our 2021 BioBlitz Tri-County Smackdown: Powered by iNaturalist

Our 2021 BioBlitz Tri-County Smackdown: Powered by iNaturalist

Every year, MountainTrue hosts a BioBlitz event where we gather experts, enthusiasts and lifelong learners together to document every living organism we can find in a given area. To add to the fun, this year we are hosting a tri-county smackdown-style competition between Jackson, Watauga, and Transylvania counties! We think these are the most biodiverse counties in the MountainTrue Service Area. Help us crown the champion! Scores will be tallied by county and by individual, with prizes and bragging rights in store for winners (note: you must sign up using the form below to be eligible to win).

MT Raleigh Report: How Legislative Advocacy Helped Us Track Down E. coli Pollution

MT Raleigh Report: How Legislative Advocacy Helped Us Track Down E. coli Pollution

On the French Broad River, our data showed a sharp increase in E. coli levels several years ago – but while we knew E. coli was spiking, we couldn’t say for certain where it was coming from. We needed funding to do more sensitive eDNA testing and determine the major sources of E. coli in the river. That’s when our lobbying effort in Raleigh kicked in.

Call on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners and Asheville City Council: Build Back Better With Public Transit!

Call on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners and Asheville City Council: Build Back Better With Public Transit!

As our community recovers from Covid-19, building a more resilient and accessible public transit system in Buncombe County is more important than ever. Take action below to call on the Buncombe County Commissioners and Asheville City Council to increase funding for public transit in their budgets this year!