UNC Asheville’s NEMAC and RENCI, RiverLink, and the Swannanoa Flood Risk Management Project to Co-Sponsor Free Bus Tour to Examine Flood Damage Reduction Projects
Mon, 10/11/2010 - 4:07pm
UNC Asheville’s National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center (NEMAC) and Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), in partnership with RiverLink and the Swannanoa Flood Risk Management Project, are co-sponsoring a free bus tour of the Biltmore area – including Lake Craig, the Biltmore Avenue Bridge, and a walking tour of Biltmore Village, one of the areas affected by the 2004 floods – at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 7. The tour will include presentations, maps, and information regarding potential flood mitigation projects at sites that were affected by the 2004 floods.
Each participant will receive a self-guided Flood Tour book covering the entire watershed, as well as maps and information about the potential flood mitigation projects in the Swannanoa Valley Watershed. The three-hour tour will depart from RiverLink, 170 Lyman Street in Asheville. At the conclusion of the tour, organizers will seek comments and suggestions from participants.
The tour is free. Seating is limited. For reservations and information, call RiverLink’s Bunny Clarke at 828.252.8474, extension 10, or e-mail email@example.com.