WATR, Watershed Association of the Tuckasegee River

Contact:   Roger Clapp, PhD

Mailing Address:   PO Box 2593
Bryson City, NC 28713

Phone Number:  
Secondary Phone Line:  
828-507-9144 (cell)

Fax Number:   None.

Email Address:   RogerClapp@WATRnc.org  

Website Address:   http://watrnc.org/

Office Hours:   Flexible

Location:   835 Main Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Agency Description:   WATR is a community-based volunteer organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing the Tuckasegee River and its tributaries.

Training:   None.

Time Commitment:   Open.

Skills, Experience, and Special Requirements:   Interest in water quality and environmental sciences. Ability to conduct research and work well with others.

Volunteer Involvement:   Collecting and analyzing data, especially by biology, geoscience, computer science, and social science students. Work with landowners to reduce erosion and pollution.  Plant trees (Saturdays, 3 hour time commitment). Greet and assist at meetings (Monday evenings).  Help with stream clean-ups.  Assist in public communications (skilled) by writing articles for the newsletter, developing public surveys, helping with elementary school water quality teaching, video production, and document monitoring.

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