WHAT THEY DO: RiverLink promotes the environmental and economic vitality of the French Broad River and its watershed as a place to live, learn, work and play. A “go-to” organization for environmental education, water quality, and urban riverfront issues and concerns, RiverLink provides a wide array of services focused on river health, access and revitalization. RiverLink believes in inspiring the next generation of environmental stewards and provides environmental education opportunities to 3,300 local students and em- powers over 1,000 volunteers each year. RiverLink strives to connect our community to the river and improve the health of the French Broad River, leading to the overall environmental and economic health of our region.
With RiverLink’s vision, the French Broad River can be healthy, accessible and part of a vibrant economy that protects and values the river’s health and builds community around it.—Leah Wong Ashburn, President/CEO, Highland Brewing