WATR is a grassroots organization working to improve your water quality and habitat of the Tuckasegee River Basin. The Tuckasegee River watershed supplies the drinking water and ecosystem foundation for Swain and Jackson Counties. What happens upstream, downstream, and all around the watershed impacts all of us directly. Learn more.
Anti-Litter: WATR joins Lisa Muscillo in campaign against litter (roadside and stream-side) in Jackson County. Also: SWAIN CLEAN fights litter and promotes beautification county wide. Join the SWAIN CLEAN and help promote clean-ups.
Go To Link: Litter
WATR kicked off the
Tuckasegee River Youth Workshop:
Intersection of Culture & Ecology
on Dec 7, with our most recent meeting on Jan 11. Save the date: Sat. 3/7/2015 – WORKSHOP.
The Tuckasegee River
The Tuckaseegee River Watershed drains a large area encompassing Jackson and Swain Counties in western North Carolina. Its headwaters start in Panthertown, a protected natural area and flows into Fontana Lake where it joins the Little Tennessee River Watershed. Learn more.
- Feb Conservation Mashup
- Feb WATR Annual Meeting
- Mar Quarterly Public Meeting 2 ***Intro: Landslide Risk Mapping at Wayehutta Crk, Jackson ***
- Jun WATR Summer Picnic
- Jun Quarterly Public Meeting 3 *** Results Landslide Risk Mapping at Wayehutta Crk, Jackson ***
- July Documentary ***Triple Divide Shale Gas Fracking: Pennsylvania Personal Experiences*** Meet the reporters
- Sep WATR Fall Festival. Jackson “Kids in the Creek”
- Oct Swain “Kids in the Creek”