Summer: Vance Tyson & Blake Hartshorn join the WATR staff

Vance Tyson, a rising junior at UNC, is interning as the Summer Programs Leader.   Among other things, he is grooming the Discovery Trails.   Vance is a graduate of the Early College over at SCC. His days with the Cherokee Boy Scout troop have provided useful connections. Blake Hartshorn […]

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WATR volunteers fight trash & litter

Sat. Jan. 3, 2015 A stalwart crew met at Monteith Farmstead Park for the monthly clean-up of Scotts Creek, and when that job was done, we tackled a new task. Nick Pallotta, Jennifer Cooper, Roger Clapp, Sae Smyrl, and Lisa Muscillo convened at the Discovery Trails for our monthly creek clean-up that […]

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It has been a busy spring for WATR –

April is Earthday Month, with many activities especially for students who head into term papers and finals in May.  In ensuing WATR Blogs, we will cover topics like: The 19th Annual WCU Tuck River Cleanup when WATR volunteers picked up trash along Scotts Creek at various sites in Sylva.  The […]

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WATR Builders 1: Jack Gruber

WATR volunteers have helped in a variety of ways over the past few years: creek cleanups,                botanical expertise, invasives removal,         office help, trail maintenance,          and  other tasks. A big WATRshed THANK YOU for all their help. In […]

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