A New Day for Rivercane 

Cherokee artisans need rivercane to make traditional baskets. But this native plant has dwindled to 2-3% of its former abundance. We’re working with Cherokee partners to restore rivercane at the Mouth of Mud Creek, which will be harvested for traditional crafts.

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Riverfest 2021 in Rosman

Every summer, the Transylvania French Broad Stewards host a free, family-friendly festival in Rosman, NC, where the French Broad pours out of the mountains, crystal-clear.

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Canoeing For a Cause!

By Torry Nergart Canoeing for a cause! (Or kayaking, or tubing, or duck hunting, or paddle-boarding, or bird-watching, or muskie fishing, for a good cause…....
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87 Acres on French Broad River Protected

An 87-acre former sod farm on the French Broad River in Mills River could be the site of a new floodplain restoration, similar to the nearby Mouth of Mud Creek restoration. There’s also potential for public river access.

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A Dream of Rivers

Woody Platt of the Steep Canyon Rangers is working with his neighbors to restore the East Fork of the French Broad River.

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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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