RiverLink and partners team up for the Burton Street Agricultural Fair on Saturday, September 17, starting at noon
Join RiverLink and partners at the Burton Street Agricultural Fair on Saturday Sept. 17, 2016, from noon — 6 p.m. at the Burton Street Community Center (map).
The Burton Street Agricultural Fair is organized by the Burton Street Community Association and staff and highlights the history and contributions of E.W. Pearson and other important community leaders. This free event includes music, art, food and children’s activities.
The spirit of the Burton Street Agriculture Fair is it’s a “people’s fair” and this year, the Burton Street Community Association will collaborate with RiverLink, Asheville Design Center, Mountain True, Asheville Greenworks and Wildlands Engineering to present information on an ongoing watershed planning and restoration in Smith Mill Creek, as well as the future vision for the stream corridor adjacent to the neighborhood, as conceived by the Burton Street Community.
Printed materials, staff and volunteers will be available to facilitate discussion and answer questions pertaining to watershed, greenway, and other planning initiatives. Comments and input are welcome. Smith Mill Creek is an important tributary to the French Broad River, encompassing multiple neighborhoods in West Asheville, and extendinig out into Buncombe County. The City of Asheville Stormwater Department and NCDOT are major partners on this planning study to identify restoration opportunities and develop resources for project implementation.
Amy Annino, Watershed Resources Manager for RiverLink, can be contacted for information about the Smith Mill Creek Watershed Plan and related water quality and flood reduction efforts. She can be reached at (828) 252-8474 x 14 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The event takes place at 134 Burton Street in West Asheville (map)