Working with voluntary partners, we strive to develop...

  • A sound understanding of the health of the watershed
  • Positive relationships with landowners along rivers and creeks
  • Water quality education that will have a lasting impact on stewardship
  • Long-term solutions to water quality problems on a voluntary basis  

How we can help...


We can assist you with technical expertise, labor, and securing funding for projects on your land to minimize your stream impact! Click here.



Connect your students to their local waterways. We can provide you with curriculum support and outdoor education! Click here.


How can you reduce your stream impact?

Protect or plant native species along stream banks. Use livestock fencing. Consider improvements to wells and septic systems. Allow a stream to take its natural course through your property.

Click here for guides and more.



Do you live in the watershed? Ivy River Watershed Map

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Our host organization is

Mountain Valleys RC&D

4388 US Hwy 25/70, Ste 3

Marshall, NC 28753

828-649-3313 x 115