WELCOME TO CONSERVING CAROLINA

We are Conserving Carolina

We protect wonderful places for nature and people! We have helped to protect more than 44,000 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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Want to See More Greenways in Henderson County?

Henderson County has created a draft Greenway Master Plan. Check it out and share your opinion. Greenways make it easy for people to get out in nature, exercise, and get around safely without adding cars to the roads. A well-designed greenway system can improve the [...]

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Thank You for a Wonderful 'For Lands Sake'

Thank you to everyone who made For Land’s Sake, our Southeast region benefit, a fabulous event! On Oct. 5, over 100 people joined together to celebrate  our conservation successes at the historic home of Charlene and Helmuth von Bluecher in the foothills of Landrum, SC. [...]

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Volunteer with Friends of Brevard Area Trails

We are pleased to introduce Friends of Brevard Area Trails. This new grassroots group will enhance trails, greenways, and blueways in and around Brevard. Come out and volunteer with us! Volunteer activities include helping to break ground on new trails, maintaining trails, cleaning up litter, [...]

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Making a Real Difference

44,337

Total Acres Conserved in Western NC and Upstate SC

Become a Member
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

Oct24

Bat Box Building Workshop: FULL

Learn how to make bat box during bat week!

Oct25

Tryon Lot Workday

Help Max with this volunteer opportunity on the land!

Oct26

Fall Hiking Series – Panthertown Valley

Join us on our fall 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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