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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April 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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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

May
18
Thu
11:45 am RiverLink Bus Tour @ RiverFront Bus Tour
RiverLink Bus Tour @ RiverFront Bus Tour
May 18 @ 11:45 am – 2:30 pm
If you ever wondered about the Wilma Dykeman RiverWay development project – this is your opportunity to see and hear about the plans for the future. Available Seats: There is space for 12 participants on[...]
Jun
9
Fri
5:00 pm RiverMusic @ Salvage Station
RiverMusic @ Salvage Station
Jun 9 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
RiverMusic @ Salvage Station | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
RiverMusic 2017 kicks off with the first of our concerts at the Salvage Station, located at 468 Riverside Drive in the River Arts District. Watch this space to find out who our bands will be![...]
Jul
7
Fri
5:00 pm RiverMusic @ Salvage Station
RiverMusic @ Salvage Station
Jul 7 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
RiverMusic @ Salvage Station | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
RiverMusic 2017 rocks on with the second of our concerts at the Salvage Station, located at 468 Riverside Drive in the River Arts District. Watch this space to find out who our bands will be! We’ll[...]
Jul
20
Thu
11:45 am RiverLink Bus Tour @ RiverFront Bus Tour
RiverLink Bus Tour @ RiverFront Bus Tour
Jul 20 @ 11:45 am – 2:30 pm
If you ever wondered about the Wilma Dykeman RiverWay development project – this is your opportunity to see and hear about the plans for the future. Available Seats: There is space for 12 participants on[...]
Aug
26
Sat
12:00 pm RiverFest @ Salvage Station
RiverFest @ Salvage Station
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
RiverFest @ Salvage Station | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
RiverFest 2017 will, as always, be a blast! It all happens on Saturday, August 26 at the Salvage Station (map). The always entertaining Anything That Floats Parade will be back, as will local beer, live[...]

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