Restoring Life Along the River 

Can we bring back something that we’ve lost – the kind of natural floodlplain that supports abundant life? A series of restoration projects along the French Broad River are doing exactly that.

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CANCELLED — Hidden Rivers Film at the Tryon Theatre

Join Conserving Carolina for a screening of Hidden Rivers, with a panel of environmentalists to follow. Hidden Rivers is a 1-hour film that explores the rivers and streams of the Southern Appalachian region, North America’s most biologically rich waters. The event is free and open to the public, with a $5 suggested donation at the door.

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A River for All Ages

Susan Brown, coordinator of the volunteer group Transylvania French Broad Stewards, finds that delight in nature can lead to a commitment to good stewardship.

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What the River Wants

Gigantic muskellunge—or muskie—have long made their home in the French Broad River. They’re a favorite of anglers. But today’s French Broad is a challenging habitat for muskie. An ambitious floodplain restoration could help bring them back.

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