Our Partners

Our past and current partners are listed below. For more information about the Fellows’ research projects, visit “The Fellowship” above.


Climate Listening Project

The Climate Listening Project is a collaborative effort from Dayna Reggero to connect and share hopeful conversations on climate and community.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is a bureau within the Department of the Interior whose objectives are to: assist in the development and application of an environmental stewardship ethic for our society, based on ecological principles, scientific knowledge of fish and wildlife, and a sense of moral responsibility, guide the conservation, development, and management of the Nation’s fish and wildlife resources, and administer a national program to provide the public opportunities to understand, appreciate, and wisely use fish and wildlife resources.

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Green Opportunities

Green Opportunities offers a combination of technical training, life skills training, industry-recognized credentials, and personalized support services to unemployed and under-employed residents of Asheville and Buncombe County. Our training and employment programs empower our Members to overcome both personal and systemic barriers to employment.

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Asheville GreenWorks

With thousands of volunteers, we engage the community in grassroots projects such as urban forestry, environmental cleanups, anti-litter and waste reduction education, creation of green spaces, care and preservation of Asheville’s rivers and trees.

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National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center (NEMAC)

NEMAC conducts applied environmental research to create tools that address the challenges and opportunities of human interaction with the environment. We integrate data, create visualizations, facilitate understanding, and provide decision support to address the issues that impact our society.


Bountiful Cities

Bountiful Cities is an oganization committed to teaching sustainable agriculture skills in urban environments.

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Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory

The focal point of Coweeta is its outdoor living laboratory open to the public for conducting research on experimental sites.

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Groundswell International

Groundswell focus is to strengthen rural communities through supporting education via agroecological sustainable farming and natural resources management.

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Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

SAHC is engaged with conservation projects in the North Carolina and Tennessee mountain region.

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Wild South

Wild South is committed in the area of public lands protection in the Southeast. They inspire everyone to enjoy, value, and protect the amazing wild and natural places that belong to us—the public.

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