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Connecting the Community to the River
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Adopt-A-Storm Drain Program
Help keep our local waterways clean by helping to maintain a storm drain in your neighborhood! Read More
French Broad RiverCamp
Registration for our summer camp will open on Sunday April 11th at noon. Join us on the river for a summer of fun! Read More
Art & Poetry Contest
The Voices of the River contest asks young artists use the river as a source of inspiration. Read More
Innovative Stormwater Project
DIS in the Mountains is a pilot research project to find innovative solutions to stormwater in steep slope areas. Read More
Read about our various updates for our programs and projects that are working to preserve the French Broad River and its watershed.More News
Celebrate Earth Month this April!
Every year at the start of spring we like to take some time to appreciate, enjoy, and pay respect to our planet. This year we’re… Read More
Design Contract Awarded for Whitewater Wave and Riverside Park Expansion
Local landscape architecture firm Equinox Environmental has entered into a contract with the Town of Woodfin to create design documents for the Woodfin Whitewater Wave… Read More
RiverLink Selling Historic RAD Property
You’ve probably heard that RiverLink is in the midst of selling several properties in the River Arts District. We are committed to transparency throughout this… Read More
RiverRATS Program Provides Free lessons to youth in the watershed
The program works to connect students with the French Broad River and build appreciation for our water resources. Read More
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 no longer hosting in-person events. We are still working hard to protect the watershed and connect our community to the river and we look forward to the day that we can see you all in person again!