Highland Night Flight – July 22 – 6:30-8:30 PM

This is Connect Buncombe’s largest fundraiser of the year as we provide course volunteers for this annual road race in East Asheville.  Join us as we direct runners and walkers around the 4.5-mile course that starts and finishes at Highland Brewing Company. ...

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Volunteer For Swannanoa River Cleanup

Volunteerism is a large part of Connect Buncombe.  Our volunteers participate in river and road cleanups; greenway promotions and other special events.  Please consider joining us for a Swannanoa River Cleanup. Friday, June 23, 2023 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Azalea...

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America Has Too Much Parking. Really

"The Dutch have reclaimed the sea, and I think we can reclaim land from parking". Donald Shoup quoted from this article: An article from the Wall Street Journal: America Has Too Much Parking....

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Walk with a Doc

The Family Health Centers is excited to invite you to a FREE, fun health event called "Walk with a Doc." Led by Dr. Sydney Hendr. Currently on hold. Organized by Wellness Champions Dr. Sydney Hendry, Dr. Bailey Balentine, and Dr. Holly Musgrove, this doctor-led...

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Year of the Trail PBS Videos

Celebrate the outdoors with NC Year of the Trail Did you know 2023 has been designated the Year of the Trail in North Carolina? This statewide initiative celebrates North Carolina’s vast network of trails, greenways and blueways. Not only do trails help make our...

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Fonta Flora State Trail Presentation

Amanda Finn, Executive Director of Friends of Fonta Flora State Trail, was our guest speaker at our annual meeting,  speaking on the Trail moving forward in relation to the 2023 NC Year of the Trail and the NC Great Trails State Plan....

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Clean-up on the Swannanoa River near Azalea Park

This Saturday, September 10 from 10:00-12:00, Connect Buncombe will partner with RiverLink to clean up the banks of the Swannanoa River near Azalea Park. This will be a litter pick up and we will not actually go in the river (as per RiverLink request). We will be...

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