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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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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Local Businesses Invited to Celebrate Conservation

Every year since 1992, on the first Saturday of June, businesses and land trusts across North Carolina come together to celebrate Land Trust Day. Land Trust Day highlights the important role that protected lands and the outdoors play in our communities and serves as an [...]

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Making a Real Difference

45,015

Total Acres Conserved in Western NC and Upstate SC

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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

Apr22

Kudzu Warriors

Join the Kudzu Warriors!

Apr22
Apr23

Mouth of Mud Creek Workday

Join us on this workday 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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