Art by students from Artspace Charter, C.D. Owen Middle School, Art in the Afternoon, and The Learning Community School is up at Blue Ridge Biscuit Company.
The other half from these schools will be at The Dripolator Coffeehouse
More schools going up this week!
Visit the art, ponder your connection to the watershed, and don’t forget to tag us River Link or use #VoicesoftheRiver and #riverlink in any of your photos!
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]