WELCOME TO CONSERVING CAROLINA
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
The Role of Mushrooms in Our Ecosystem Conserving Carolina and the Landrum Library invite the public to attend a free program “Functional Fungus,” presented by Joel Myers, a mycologist at Mushroom Mountain. The program will be held at the Landrum Library, 111 East Asbury Drive [...]READ MORE
Florence Nature Preserve
Located between Chimney Rock and Gerton, NC, at the upper end of the Hickory Nut Gorge, the Florence Nature Preserve was acquired by the Conserving Carolina in 2001. With the help of Dr. Tom and Glenna Florence, over 600 acres of land were placed under [...]READ MORE
The View from Space
After a tragedy, a mother searching for purpose created the Walnut Creek Preserve in Polk County. Anne Suratt was preparing to be an astronaut. During her fourth year of college, she would go into schools and teach kids about space. She was passionate about showing [...]READ MORE
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