WELCOME TO CONSERVING CAROLINA

Welcome

We are Conserving Carolina, formed by the consolidation of two sister organizations, Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy and Pacolet Area Conservancy. Our organizations, each with deep roots and strong histories of conserving our lands and natural resources, have united to increase conservation efforts in our area. Combining our expertise, talents and resources under a consolidated banner, we can do more for you!

Learn More

A Summer of Service

Six-year-old Jace is all giggles as he leaps across black locust logs and weaves in and out of a bamboo fort at a newly-constructed outdoor playscape. The playscape, located behind the Children and Family Resource Center at the Ironwood Square Business Park in Hendersonville, is [...]

READ MORE

Growing up at Gwynn Valley

It’s lunch time at Gwynn Valley Camp. About 220 campers are situated around large, round tables in the newly constructed dining hall. Each table has a counselor that acts as the head of the table, serving generous portions of macaroni and cheese, fruit salad and [...]

READ MORE

Pollinators Without Borders

“It helps to tickle the toes,” says Kate Lis as she holds up a milkweed plant and works to loosen up its compact root system fresh out of the plastic planting container. It’s a hot, clear day in June and a group of students take [...]

READ MORE

Making a Real Difference

42,476

Total Acres Conserved in Western NC and Upstate SC

Become a Member
32.1

Total Miles of Trails Developed

Volunteer
257

Total Acres Treated for Non-native, Invasive Plants in 2016

Make a Donation

Upcoming Events

Feb21

Trails Crew Workday

Join the Rock Crushers!

Feb21

Invaders of The Forest

Get an inside look at the worst invaders of the forests of WNC and what Habitat Restoration Associate Jen Adams is doing to combat them.

Feb22

Tryon Lot Workday

Help Max with this volunteer opportunity on the land!

SEE ALL EVENTS

Your Dollars at Work

$60

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

Donate Today
$500

Helps to build and maintain one mile of trail

Donate Today
$1,000

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

Donate Today