Contact ECO

Phone (828) 692-0385 . 611 N. Church Street, Suite 101 . Hendersonville, NC 28792

Volunteer with ECO!

Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization. Join us to help protect water quality, promote better environmental public policies, educate on green energy and sustainability and advocate recycling. Read about ALL volunteer opportunities here. Contact ECO NOW to volunteer! LEARN MORE ABOUT our four mission-area committees: Energy, Green Infrastructure, Recycling, Water Quality.

ECO Voice

Read the Winter issue of ECO's quarterly newsletter

Membership & Supporting ECO

Join now or renew your membership to help protect WNC’s natural heritage

Become a Sustainer!.

ECO Calendar

Regulate Logging in Flat Rock – Petition Drive

Making An Environmental Difference!

Click here to watch the ECO Orientation video!

ECO’s Water Quality Programs in the News!

In a recent edition of Mountain Xpress, an article by Jacob Flannik discusses various groups in WNC working to protect and monitor streams. He refers to ECO's long-standing programs in "Safeguarding water quality: Amid drastic state budget cuts, volunteers pick up slack." Click Here for more!

Green Infrastructure Committee

ECO Green Infrastructure Committee

The Green Infrastructure Committee advocates towards forward-thinking public policies that protect open space, watersheds, sensitive habitats and balance growth with protection of our natural heritage. The Green Infrastructure committee engages in advocacy work to promote progressive land use policies including regulations that tie development to available water, implement an Open Space Plan for the county, restricts construction on steep slopes, and establishes stormwater management rules and more. The committee researches positive examples from the region, engages with scientists and experts, organizes and educates the public and holds forums to discuss important natural heritage protections issues. Working with this committee will give you the opportunity to do research and work with experts to advocate local land use ordinances, to improve water quality, protect viewsheds and balance development with open space protection. Learn about the politics of environmental conservation while developing an extensive knowledge about the many facets of land use planning.

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