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Connecting the Community to the River
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Read about our various updates for our programs and projects that are working to preserve the French Broad River and its watershed.More News
Hot asphalt! What to Know Before you Seal
With temperatures warming up, you may be planning to refresh the sealcoat on your driveway or parking lot. As you consider what sealcoat product to… Read More
Foraging Fun: Get Your Food in the Forest
Spring is ripe with new growth, and with that growth comes opportunities for foraging! With such a high diversity of plant species here in Western… Read More
2022 Land Conservation Highlights
It's been a big year for our Land Conservation program! Big projects have been funded, new lands have been protected, and while our staff has… Read More
Leave Your Leaves!
The leaves in your yard can have a big impact on the plants and animals that live there. Learn some good management strategies for this… Read More
Greenway Phase for Karen Cragnolin Park
We're excited to move forward on the greenway phase of this long awaited park! This greenway will connect Carrier and Amboy parks moving foot traffic away from the road. We'll be breaking ground soon to start construction Read More
Check Out our Updated WaterRICH Guide
Make sure the water coming off your property is clean and healthy. Our WaterRICH guide can help you ensure that your home is managing stormwater in the best way. Read More
Apply to be a RiverCamp Counselor
We are currently hiring a counselor for our 5 weeks of summer camps. Join the team as we explore waterfall, streams and creeks, and have adventures on the river. Read More
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Karen Cragnolin Park
Named in honor of RiverLink’s founding Executive Director, this 5.33-acre tract of land in the French Broad River Park corridor has gone through an impressive transformation from former junkyard to reclaimed, open greenspace.View More
Woodfin Greenway & Blueway
The Greenway & Blueway project is an ambitious $18.1 million effort to construct five miles of greenway along the French Broad River and Beaverdam Creek, new river access sites, the new Silver-Line Park, expansion of Riverside Park, and creation of the in-stream Wave feature for whitewater paddling and surfing enthusiasts.View More
Due to the continually evolving COVID-19 situation, we are easing back into in-person events. We are still working hard to protect the watershed and connect our community to the river and we hope to have more public events soon!