Speakers Bureau

RiverLink staff and volunteers are available to speak to civic groups, schools, businesses, churches, neighborhoods, and other organizations on the topics listed below. Please allow one week for speaker scheduling. Include your name, your group, preferred date and time, topic of interest, desired length of presentation, number of attendees and location.

State of the River / History of the River / History of RiverLink – contact Garrett Artz, Executive Director at garrett@riverlink.org

Stream Restoration – contact Renee Fortner, Watershed Resources Coordinator at renee@riverlink.org

Greenway Development/ Wilma Dykeman RiverWay Plan – contact Garrett Artz, Executive Director at garrett@riverlink.org

Sustainable Development/ Green Roofs/ Rain Gardens – contact Renee Fortner, Watershed Resources Coordinator at renee@riverlink.org

Volunteerism- What it’s Worth – contact Justin Young, our Volunteer Services Coordinator at volunteer@riverlink.org

Watershed Education– view the K-12 Watershed Education Guide for available programs. You may also contact Micaela Hyams our Education Coordinator at education@riverlink.org

Don’t see your topic? Please contact garrett@riverlink.org to discuss your needs for a speaker.

History of French Broad River

Listen to Wilma Dykeman read the chapter, “Who killed the French Broad?” from her book “The French Broad.” Listen to[...]

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History of RiverLink

A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT Karen Cragnolin, RiverLink’s founder and executive director for 30 years, wrote this in 1995.  The following art[...]

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Staff

Garrett Artz Executive Director 828.252.8474 ext 16 garrett@riverlink.org Garrett is the Executive Director of RiverLink.  He is a native [...]

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Board Members

  RIVERLINK, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS JULY 1, 2016– JUNE 30, 2017   Executive Committee Esther Cartwright Chair, RiverLink Fred C[...]

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Directions

WAREHOUSE STUDIOS LOCATION OF RIVERLINK OFFICES 170 Lyman Street (828) 252-8474 View Larger MapI-26 from South Asheville……̷[...]

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Americorps

AmeriCorps Project Conserve Members Each year, RiverLink fills three AmeriCorps Project Conserve positions : Education Coordinator Outreac[...]

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Speakers Bureau

RiverLink staff and volunteers are available to speak to civic groups, schools, businesses, churches, neighborhoods, and other organizations[...]

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May Volunteer Opportunities

RiverLink is comprised of a small staff – 5 full-timers, 3 AmeriCorps members – and to accomplish our goals we need more hands and hea[...]

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