Archived Outdoors

French Broad River gets the spotlight

Learn about the historic threats facing the French Broad River and an ongoing effort to secure the designation of Wild and Scenic River for the North Fork during the next meeting of the WNC Sierra Club at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, at the University of North Carolina Asheville’s Reuter Center.

The presentation will also be available on Zoom.

Jack Igelman, a reporter for Carolina Public Press who also teaches economics at Warren-Wilson College, has followed the story of this river and will discuss efforts to protect the river and obtain the designation to keep it protected.

Free. To register for Zoom, visit For more information, contact Judy Mattox at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 828.683.2176.  

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