CAN Board Meeting Tonight - September 23, 5:00 PM

See the agenda and Zoom information here: Board meeting information

Community Volunteer Opportunity

Energy Savers Network: Volunteer with us

Firewise and Bearwise

Voting Precinct, 23.2, presents...a useful Zoom presentation on how to be FIREWISE and BEARWISE in Western North Carolina.

Tuesday,  September 28th, at 6 p.m.

To register for either or both or for more info, please email Sarah Oram at and Zoom links will be shared.

  1. FIREWISE with NC State Wildfire Mitigation Forester Wesley Sketo. Topics: Creating fire defensible space, better home materials building selection, fire resistant landscapingand more. Tuesday, 9/21/21 at 6 p.m. AND/OR
  2. BEARWISE with NC Asst. State Black Bear Biologist Ashley Hobbs. Topics: new BearWise initiative to prevent and handle human/wildlife conflicts, BearWise community certification, bear encounter must dos & more, Tuesday, 9/28/21at 6 p.m.

Living on steep slopes or in the Urban Wildland Interface, these topics are critical to living safely in our homes and neighborhoods.

Invite your friends and RSVP to can participate while eating dinner or in your PJs with your cameras off!)


Have your voice heard by registering.

Click here to Register now and start the path to more transparency, better organization, and support from CAN's registered neighborhoods!



If you would like to support the work of CAN, please make your check payable to:

Coalition of Asheville Neighborhoods 

Post Office Box 1858,

Asheville NC 28802

Should any issues arise during your donation process you can reach out to us by sending an email to

Thank you so much for your support!!!