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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.

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Hike along Mountains to Sea Trail | Friday, April 27

Join Conserving Carolina on Friday, April 27th, for a 4.8-mile, easy, out and back hike along the Mountains to Sea Trail. Conserving Carolina’s southeast stewardship manager, Pam Torlina, will lead the hike. The Hike Hikers will head to a portion of the Mountains to Sea [...]

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Largetooth Aspen in Polk County: Myth or Reality?

In a joint effort to expand the knowledge and understanding of the flora and fauna of Polk County, Conserving Carolina and botanist, David Campbell, need your help in locating this month’s “Polk County’s Most Wanted—Plant”—Bigtooth or Largetooth Aspen (Populus grandidentata). About Largetooth Aspen Bigtooth or [...]

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Full-Time AmeriCorps Project Conserve Position Open for Summer 2018

FULL-TIME (675 HOUR) POSITION  Service Term: May 1 – August 31, 2018 Applications Due: April 23, 2018   Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy Communications and Community Engagement Associate   COMPENSATION For the full-time, 4-month positions, the AmeriCorps member will receive a living stipend of $5,348 over [...]

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Making a Real Difference

44,337

Total Acres Conserved in Western NC and Upstate SC

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32.3

Total Miles of Trails Developed

Volunteer
722

Total Acres Treated for Non-native, Invasive Plants in 2017

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Upcoming Events

Apr26

Tryon Lot Workday

Help Max with this volunteer opportunity on the land!

Apr26

Eastern Spotted Skunks

Discuss the history of eastern spotted skunks and learn about ongoing research in Carolinian Appalachians and how you can help in collecting data at this Landrum Library presentation.

Apr27

Spring Hiking Series – Craven Gap

Enjoy the scenery of WNC with your family and friends on our Spring Hiking Series.

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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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