Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Join RiverLink for water quality initiatives bus tour

RiverLink will host a special bus tour on Friday, April 22 as part of the organization's 30 Years Celebration. The bus tour will showcase parks and public access along the French Broad River as well as watershed restoration projects such as Brownfield remediation, stormwater best management practices and stream restorations.

The tour will meet at the Asheville Chamber of Commerce (map) at 2:45 p.m. Reservations are a must! Click here to sign up. There are 13 spaces available on the tour. Sites included on the tour include Carrier Park, Karen Cragnolin Park, French Broad River Park and Greenway, Amboy Road River Access, Craven Street Stormwater Improvements at NBB, West Asheville Park Stream Restoration and Best Management Practices, and the Swannanoa River Restoration.

Experience firsthand the history and details behind the organization's key riverfront revitalization and watershed restoration projects. 

Throughout 2016, RiverLink will present a series of monthly events showcasing various aspects of RiverLink's 30-year history and contributions to the Asheville and WNC area. RiverLink's impact on the community is both varied and powerful. From greenway and park creation to cleaner water, economic development, cleaning "dirty dirt" and much more, RiverLink has been on the cutting edge of the region's evolution for decades.

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