About WATR

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.

Stewardship Opportunities

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Big Sweep Cleanup on October 15 —

River & Road Clean Up

In Jackson, the targets are Scotts & Savannah Creeks, and in Swain, the target is Deep Creek.  NC Big Sweep

Teams & individuals may want to clean up a creek or road in their own neighborhood.  More

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.

Education

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Stewardship

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Recreation

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Events

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Discovery Trails

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Donate

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Volunteer

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Maps

Upcoming events

  • Tues, Oct  4    6:00-7:30     Board Meeting, Discovery Trails, Dillsboro
  • Wed, Oct   5    5:30-7 PM   Monthly clean up, MFP Trails
  • Sat,    Oct 8      Startup of WCU student BIG SWEEP volunteer work.
  • Sat.    Oct 15    9:00 -1 PM  BIG SWEEP, meet at var. points  Link to MORE

Maps & Directions (links)