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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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Misunderstood Wildlife

Kid friendly event on August 11 will include live animals! Join Conserving Carolina for a free lecture entitled, “Misunderstood Wildlife” presented by executive director and head naturalist of Earthshine Nature Programs, Steve O’Neil, on Saturday, August 11 at 10:30 a.m. at the Anne Elizabeth Suratt [...]

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A Summer Working in Nature

Two teenagers in Summer of Service do hands-on work to help the Earth and find it life changing.  Ana Martinez wanted to be more outdoorsy. But her mother tends to worry about insect bites or kids getting dirty, so she would keep them inside. Her [...]

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Aspiring Wildlife Biologist Finds Community in Summer of Service

Jason Brandyburg joined Conserving Carolina’s Summer of Service in its inaugural year. He had learned of the opportunity through his professor in the Henderson County Early College program in association with Blue Ridge Community College. The son of a National Park Service employee, Jason grew [...]

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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

Aug18

Conservation Celebration

Join us at historic Gwynn Valley Camp and soak in the scenic views, of which 300 acres are protected by Conserving Carolina.

Aug20

Kudzu Warriors

Join the Kudzu Warriors!

Aug21

Volunteer Information Session (Hendersonville)

Learn how you can make a difference!

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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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