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January 23 10 - 12 at RiverLink's Warehouse Studios
Back by popular demand join RiverLink and SBTDC for a RiverBusiness workshop focused on the Wilma Dykeman RiverWay economic development strategies for a revitalized river which include --- for the arts, recreation in all its forms from manufacturing to retail and health and wellness. reservations are a must, to register go to
At each session, Noah Raper from the SBTDC will cover topics including:
- how to assess your business ownership skills
- how to assess the feasibility of your business idea
- the parts of a business plan
- the different types of business formations (sole proprietorship, LLC, etc)
- required licenses
- financing options
Dr. Frank Kalinowski's Seminar Series is back Again By Popular Demand
Friday, January 17 from 3 to 5
"How Supreme Court Judges Decide: Understanding the Citizens United Case"
Friday February 21 from 3 to 5
A broad overview of Constitutional Law, "How the Supreme Court Shapes Policy: Governmental Power, Civil Liberties, and Civil Rights"
Space is limited so call 828-252-8474, ext 10 to make your reservations.
RiverLink's FRENCH BROAD RIVER PADDLE TRAIL - FREE - NO RESERVATIONS PROTECTED WITH RECREATION & CONSERVATION EASEMENTS
- part of our FOREVER OPTION
French Broad Paddle Trail Interactive Map receives funding through the NC Trails Program
RiverLink is thrilled that it has received funding to develop an interactive online map of the French Broad River Paddle Trail. And is installing 25 permanent signs along the 117 miles of river describing flora, fauna, cultural and historical figures
Our new map will assist paddlers planning a trip along the 117 miles of the French Broad River, designating river access points, campsite locations, lodging opportunities, outfitters, shuttles and additional trail services and links.
CLICK HERE for more information.
If your business provides services to paddlers, anglers, and other various river adventures, and you would like to be represented on the map please Email the form below to: WaterResources@riverlink.org
Online Map Submittal Form
RiverLink and Town of
Woodfin officials dedicated the first installed information kiosk
pertaining to the French Broad River Paddle Trail.
RiverLink is sponsoring a photo contest - you can win cash and other prizes. Send high resolution photos of river action shots - day time activity - or dawn/dusk photos - faces please. Winning photos will be given a show and used on our blog, website, face book with winners name as caption. For more information call us at 828-252-8474, ext 11. Email photos in TIFF or PDF high resolution to firstname.lastname@example.org or snail mail to PO Box 15488, Asheville, NC 28813
Read the press release.
Check out what's happening at Karen Cragnolin Park
Drive by Amboy Road and see the work we are doing at Karen Cragnolin Park it is called "phytoremediation" and it is creating a new process designed to be replicated for cleaning and reusing contaminated land for public open space and greenways.
RiverLink's Restoration Project won the
2011 Engineering Excellence Honors award. Read the press release.
RiverLink was voted Best Local Environmental Group for the 8th year in a row. We are in the Hall of Fame of "BEST OF" - Thanks