Monthly Archives: March 2015

RiverLink to host North Fork tours

(Photo courtesy of RiverLink.)

(Photo courtesy of RiverLink.)

(Staff Reports) Join RiverLink for a tour of the North Fork Reservoir, and discover the process by which our water is treated and distributed. The tour will last about two hours and will address watershed dynamics, filtration and chlorination, water quality testing, distribution and control operations.

They have two available tour dates: Tuesday April 7th and Tuesday April 14th. 
There will be a carpooling meet-up location at 1:30pm and the tour will start at 2pm.
If you are interested in attending one of these tours please email their education coordinator, Alex Guyton at or call (828) 252-8474 x.18 to sign-up. Spaces are limited and fill up quick!
For more information about RiverLink, click HERE>

WNC Home, Garden and Green Living Show This Weekend in Downtown Asheville

The WNC Home, Garden and Green Living Show will feature products and services for the home, garden and an eco-friendly lifestyle. Asheville home builders will display the latest in home construction techniques, materials, products, green building and more. Companies will be exhibiting home furnishings, eco-friendly transportation, lawn and garden equipment, landscaping, clean energy products, pools and spas, home financing, health & wellness, educational institutions, appliances, home security and entertainment, decorating ideas, decks and patios, sporting goods, heating and cooling equipment, pet products, green businesses, home repair and renovation, and much more.

Various Hosts from Independent Asheville Radio will be on hand for ‘elevator pitch’ recordings and conversations all weekend. Stop by our remote broadcast booth!

Learn more about the event HERE>

Get in Gear Fest celebrates WNC’s outdoors

(Asheville Citizen-Times) The outdoors scene is blowing up across the mountains and the Outdoor Gear Builders of Western North Carolina is happy to be igniting part of the blast. The family-friendly festival will feature product demos, gear clinics, beer from local breweries, raffles and the opportunity to try out things you might never have done before, from a sling shot range to a pump track to a “squeeze box.” A portion of proceeds from beer sales will benefit RiverLink, a nonprofit that works to revitalize the French Broad River.

Read the full story HERE>

PROGRAM NOTE: Our very own Dale Stewart and Matt Mittan will be at the event recording syndicated broadcasts. Stop by and say hello!