Friends of the Lower Greenbrier River (FOLGR)

Want to know more about the proposed pipelines? See our Proposed Pipelines page!

Please see our Events page for important upcoming meetings and events.

AmeriCorps Member Opening!

A great opportunity to work with FOLGR!  We are seeking applicants for an AmeriCorps member to join our team.  Please see the position description below and contact Renee Plourde at: renee.e.plourde@gmail.com to apply. 

Position Description:

            Friends of the Lower Greenbrier Watershed Organization (FOLGR) will engage one AmeriCorps member to serve starting immediately (or February 1st) through August 31st, 2015 in Monroe, Summers, and Greenbrier Counties.  The member will implement curriculum for the watershed and environmental educational programs developed by FOLGR involving in-class educational activities and field-based activities such as water quality monitoring and macro-invertebrates identification and assessments.  The member will work to strengthen organizational and/or human capacity in the watershed community by developing volunteer recruitment and retention strategies, develop service opportunities and community service events that engage community members in improving their communities.  Other duties will include: assisting with day to day operation of the non-profit organization, training volunteers, outreach to individuals and community organizations to promote FOLGR’s mission, participate in planning and executing community service events, and maintaining water quality monitoring program.  

The following skills are desired but not required: experience in K-12 education,  experience in community development, grant writing, and volunteer recruitment, experience in water monitoring, environmental education, and conservation programs, competency with GIS software, database programs, and general computer skills. Required skills: Effective communication and the ability to work independently. 

Interested applicants please submit a resume to Renee Plourde at renee.e.plourde@gmail.com ASAP. 



     Friends of the Lower Greenbrier River strives for secure drinking water quality and recreational values of our watershed. Whether you live, work, or visit the Greenbrier River, we hope you will join us in our effort.

     Use the tabs above to learn about us and what the Greenbrier River has to offer. If you have any questions, you can find our contact information under the 'Contact Us' tab.

2015 Wolf Creek Calendar with Donation of $25 or more

Our neighbors at Wolf Creek Printery, want you to know how much the Greenbrier River and the work of FOLGR means to them by once again donating their 2015 Wolf Creek Calendar as a thank you gift for your donation to FOLGR. The calendar features vibrant oil painting of regional landscapes and natural scenes. You many request the calendar along with a donation of $25 or more. 

Make a contribution today to help preserve and protect our wonderful resource, the Greenbrier River.

Current River Level at Alderson

USGS Water-data graph for site 03183500


Business Members


The following businesses have made their commitment to the Greenbrier River! Please check them out and show your appreciation just as they have done for us.

Groundworks Nursery; http://www.groundworksnursery.com/, 304-466-5181 
Enchanter's Garden; http://enchantersgarden.com/, 304-466-3154
Greenbrier River Campground; http://www.greenbrierriver.com, 304-445-2203
Downstream Strategies; http://www.downstreamstrategies.com/, 304-292-2450 

Barry L Bruce & Associates LC; http://www.barrylbruce.com, 304-520-0173

Massie Insurance; 304-466-1281
Mildred & Abner Levine Family Foundation
Plants Etc., 304-645-6910
Smith Family Fund
Mountain Resource Conservation and Development Area Inc.; 304-469-9738
Wolf Creek Lodge, Inc.; 304-497-2585                                                 

Old Otter Hollar Farm; http://www.oohf.typepad.com/; 304-466-1953                        
Wolf Creek Printery; www.wolfcreekprintery.com; 304-445-2502
Jarrell's Exxon; 304-466-0133                                                   
                                          

To become a business member, check out the Support Us! page.