Places that Change Lives

We protect wonderful places for nature and people! We have helped to protect nearly 46,000 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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Making a Real Difference

45,899

Total Acres Conserved in Western NC and Upstate SC

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39

Total Miles of Trails Developed

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5,476

Hours Donated by Volunteers in 2020

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Upcoming Events

Jul24

Haywood Knolls Volunteer Workday

Join us in working with our community partners, Tierra Fertil and True Ridge, in removing non-native invasive species from the Haywood Knolls property.

Jul25

Sunday Saunter

Join us for a Sunday sacred saunter--a space for contemplation and reflection in nature on Sunday, July 25th.

Jul28

Mouth of Mud Creek Volunteer Workday

Help promote the growth of native species by removing non-native invasive plant species along Mud Creek and the French Broad River.

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Your gift of $35 protects places that inspire people. Plus, you get perks.

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Support the Mills River Valley Trail

Every dollar you donate for this greenway is multiplied by 5!

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