MountainTrue E-Vistas EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES!
Date(s) - 05/25/2018 - 06/30/2018
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MountainTrue & MainSpring Team Up for Black Rock BioBlitz in Sylva
Join MountainTrue and Mainspring Conservation Trust on Saturday, June 2 for the Blackrock BioBlitz, a citizen-science program that will pair residents with more than a dozen expert naturalists to document the diverse natural communities of Sylva’s Pinnacle Park and its highest point, Blackrock Mountain.
“BioBlitzes are great citizen-science programs that help people connect with and learn about the natural world around them,” explains MountainTrue Public Lands Biologist Josh Kelly. “We’re going to be documenting a broad range of life at Pinnacle Park, including butterflies, beetles, aquatic invertebrates, vascular plants, bryophytes, lichens, birds, mammals, mushrooms and more.”
The Blackrock BioBlitz is a free event, but registration is limited. Sign up, today.
Success Story: MountainTrue’s Green Riverkeeper Helps Avoid Shooting Range Next to Green River Game Land
We did it! After a week of whirlwind organizing, residents of Saluda and the greater Henderson County area celebrated victory as Hendersonville County Commissioners promised to back away from building a proposed shooting range and law enforcement training center. Read more.
Take Part in Our Third Annual Riverkeeper Beer Series
It’s another great summer of fun on the river and delicious beers with the French Broad Riverkeeper Beer Series, presented by MountainTrue, 98.1 the River and Asheville GreenWorks. Join us for clean-ups, float trips, concerts, beer release parties and more. Read more.
PAPA Spring Preservation Retreat for Artists & Writers
Preserving a Picturesque America (PAPA) is hosting a gathering of artist, writers and photographers on the French Broad River to capture and preserve its natural beauty. Join other creative conservationists for a weekend of fellowship and fun with a purpose, June 1-3. Reservations required. For details: Scott at 828-273-5383 or firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook.
Events & Volunteer Opportunities
- June 2: Blackrock BioBlitz in Sylva, NC
- June 9: Invasive Removal Work Day at Richmond Hill – Asheville’s Only Forested Park
- June 2: Riverkeeper Beer Series Comes to the Wedge at Foundation with a River Cleanup & Beer Release Party
- June 13: Joint MountainTrue & Sierra Club Environmental Issues & Actions Meeting
- June 14: Hendersonville Green Drinks: From Brownfield to Brewery with Sarah Fraser of New Belgium Brewing
- June 21: Rhythm & Brews in Hendersonville with The Broadcast, Strange Avenues and Izzie Hughes
- June 23: Upper French Broad Riverfest in Rosman
- June 27: Screening of “Reinventing Power: America’s Renewable Energy Boom” at The Collider
- June 28: Riverkeeper Beer Series Pickup & Party with Wicked Weed
- July 21: Riverkeeper Beer Series Pickup, Paddle & Party with Catawba Brewery
- August 28: Building Our City Speaker Series: Community Development Funding with Michelle Mapp, CEO of the South Carolina Community Loan Fund