Partners

Businesses:

  • Asheville Brewers Alliance
  • Asheville Outdoor Center
  • Blue Heron Waterwater
  • Curtis Wright Outfitters
  • Davidson River Outfitters
  • Ecosystem Services
  • Headwater Outfitters
  • Highland Brewing
  • Hunter-Banks Fly Fishing
  • Jennings Environmental
  • Mai Wuana Stand Up Paddleboards
  • Mast General Store
  • New Belgium Brewery
  • Orvis
  • Oskar Blues
  • Penrose Environmental
  • REI
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
  • Smoky Mountain Adventure Center
  • Wildlands Engineering
  • WNC Gearbuilder’s Alliance
  • Zen Tubing

Non-Profits:

  • American Rivers
  • American Whitewater
  • Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Asheville Greenworks
  • Avery County Chamber of Commerce
  • Blue Ridge Forever
  • Blue Ridge Resource Conservation and Development Council
  • Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce
  • Burnsville-Yancey Chamber of Commerce
  • Community Foundation of Western North Carolina
  • Conserving Carolina
  • Defenders of Wildlife
  • Environmental Quality Institute
  • Haywood County Chamber of Commerce
  • Haywood Waterways Association
  • Ivy River Partners
  • Land-of-Sky Regional Council of Governments
  • Maggie Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Mills River Partnership
  • Mountain BizWorks
  • MountainTrue
  • Mountain Valleys RC&D Council
  • Muddy Sneakers
  • National Forest Foundation
  • National Trout Unlimited
  • National Wildlife Federation
  • North Carolina Youth Camp Association
  • Resource Institute, Inc.
  • RiverLink
  • Southeastern Partnership for Forests and Water
  • Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy
  • Southern Conservation Partners
  • Southwestern NC RC&D
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Transylvania French Broad Stewards
  • Trout Unlimited – Land-of-Sky Chapter
  • Trout Unlimited – Pisgah Chapter
  • Wildsouth
  • Wilma Dykeman Legacy
  • Woodfin Greenway and Blueway

Government Agencies:

  • Asheville Area River Redevelopment Commission
  • Buncombe County Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Buncombe County Tourism Development Association
  • Haywood County Tourism Development Authority
  • North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
  • North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality – Division of Water Resources
  • Land-of-Sky Regional Council of Governments
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • North Carolina Clean Water Management Trust Fund
  • North Carolina Cooperative Extension
  • North Carolina Department of Transportation
  • North Carolina Forest Service
  • North Carolina Natural Heritage Program
  • Town of Beech Mountain Tourism Department
  • Transylvania Soil and Water Conservation District
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service
  • United States Forest Service

Colleges and universities

  • North Carolina State Univesity
  • Western Carolina University