WELCOME TO CONSERVING CAROLINA

We are Conserving Carolina

We protect wonderful places for nature and people! We have helped to protect more than 45,000 acres—from the waterfalls of DuPont State Forest, to the rock faces of Hickory Nut Gorge, to the farms and rivers that provide us with food and water. These places have the power to change lives. Whether you're a passionate hiker or mountain biker, a retiree looking for ways to give back to the community, or a parent who wants your child to experience the wonders of nature, we invite you to explore these special places and get involved with Conserving Carolina. Become a member, come to an event, or volunteer!

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What the River Wants

A floodplain restoration could help bring back muskie in the French Broad   Gigantic muskellunge—or muskie—have long made their home in the French Broad River. They’re a favorite of anglers who seek their chance to reel in the powerful fish, up to 50 inches long. [...]

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Habitat at Home: What's That Weed?!

Spring has officially sprung, and not everything is coming up roses!  Each year spring arrives with dazzling redbud, daffodil, and dogwood blooms – but these aren’t the only signs of spring! In this month’s Habitat at Home, learn about some of the ‘lesser’ signs of [...]

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A Giving Garden

Delaney Cullen started ‘The Little Garden that Grew’ at her library A couple of years ago, there was not a good place for fairies at the Mountains Branch Library. There were some flowering trees and a few bushes behind the library, in Rutherford County, east [...]

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Making a Real Difference

45,015

Total Acres Conserved in Western NC and Upstate SC

Become a Member
32.3

Total Miles of Trails Developed

Volunteer
363

Total Acres Treated for Non-native, Invasive Plants in 2018

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Upcoming Events

May20

Coffee With Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteer Feedback Session!

May22

Trails Crew Workday

Join the Rock Crushers!

May23

Tryon Lot Workday

Help Max with this volunteer opportunity on the land!

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Your Dollars at Work

$60

Provides one environmental education program for a community partner such as the Boys & Girls Club

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$500

Helps to build and maintain one mile of trail

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$1,000

Treats one acre of land for non-native, invasive plants

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