Conservation Issues

National Drive Electric Week is coming to Asheville from Sept 15-21, 2014. Register at or contact Joe Baum, 645-1412.

French Broad River Clean-Up Sat, Sept 6  10am-2pm. Need both land and canoe people; meet at Jean Webb Park under Haywood Rd bridge at the French Broad River.  Contact: Mark Threlkeld,,  For more info & for party info afterwards :

Video of Moonwalking Bird – Dr. Kim Bostwick discovers the moon walking courtship display of the manakin bird. Video

Watch this beautiful video on PollinationThe Beauty of Pollination – by Moving Art (TM) Louie Schwartzberg

Energy for Planet Earth by Professor Dot Sulock

Excellent background paper on understanding energy, how it is defined, how it is used, where it comes from, and how we use it. Professor Sulock has used this for her course at UNCA Reuter Center and has generously shared it with us. To read the paper click here: Dot Sulock Energy for Planet Earth

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Public Meeting Notice

Mark your calendar and plan to attend this critical NRC public hearing! Please email if you would like to be on the planning team.

Monday, November 4
 Open House: 6:00-7:00 p.m.  Meeting: 7:00-10:00 p.m. 

Charlotte, North Carolina

Hilton Charlotte University Place, 8629 J.M. Keynes Drive Charlotte, NC 28262

Meeting Notice

To prepare for the meeting and developing written comments see:
What is “Waste Confidence” and what are these hearings about? (What is Waste Confidence) Talking Points for Waste Confidence EIS (Waste Confidence Talking Points)