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
Hike the Palmetto Trail
Join Conserving Carolina and Polk County Recreation on Friday, March 30, for an approximately 10-mile, moderate hike along the Palmetto Trail, from Orchard Lake Campground trailhead to the Blue Wall Preserve. The hike will follow the Palmetto Trail along the NC/SC state line and along [...]READ 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
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