Registration is open for the Anything That Floats parade!

Register NOW for RiverLink’s Anything That Floats Parade on August 26th! It’s the the wildest, wackiest event of the summer! Create and build a raft, float or flotilla with fun-loving friends, family or co-workers. It’s a great  chance to have a blast and support RiverLink and the work we do.

The Anything That Floats parade judges will select a winning raft winners in four categories. Rafts must finish the full course to be eligible as a winner. Judging will be in the following 4 categories:

1.Most creative – most clever and imaginative
2.Green Machine – best use of recycled materials
3.Funniest – the wittiest raft that brings the most laughs
4.Judge’s Choice – the overall best in parade

See REGISTRATION PAGE for information about the parade.


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Wanted Dead: Alligatorweed

Scientific Name: Alternanthera philoxeroides A native of South America, alligatorweed was inadvertently introduced to Southeastern U.S. in the late 1800s. Its white flowers are clover-like and bloom a summer. Most commonly found floating in mats along the water’s edge, alligatorweed also grows immersed and even terrestrially. Its opposing leaves are lance shaped, 1-2 inches long, […]

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Storm Drain Marking Project

  Do you know where the water that flows into a storm drain goes? This water does not go to a treatment plant but flows directly into our streams, lakes, and rivers. Many people poor oil, paint, yard waste, and other pollutants into the storm drain because they think the water will be treated before […]

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Kiosks help us tell the story

RiverLink and MountainTrue have developed informational kiosks for each river access point along the French Broad River Paddle Trail with a grant from the North Carolina Recreational Trails Program. Each kiosk focuses on historical and natural features of the river, as well as paddle trail information including maps and boater resources. These kiosks aid users and […]

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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[...]
Sep
8
Fri
5:00 pm RiverMusic @ Salvage Station
RiverMusic @ Salvage Station
Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
RiverMusic @ Salvage Station | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
RiverMusic 2017 rocks on with the third 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[...]

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