Rafael Bravo grew up farming in Venezuela and he had a dream to farm when he retired. He’s living that dream at a newly protected farm in Polk County, where regenerative practices are bringing new life to the land.
Delia Jovel Dubón, who was born in El Salvador, feels blessed to have found a beautiful new home in WNC. But many immigrants never feel at home, she says. She’s working with Conserving Carolina volunteers to make a place where they can.
Elaine Friebele and her family are restoring the health of a forest in Fairview that has been in their family for generations. Here’s how they transformed it from a white pine monoculture to a certified sustainable working forest.
Cherokee artisans need rivercane to make traditional baskets. But this native plant has dwindled to 2-3% of its former abundance. We’re working with Cherokee partners to restore rivercane at the Mouth of Mud Creek, which will be harvested for traditional crafts.
La pasante de Conserving Carolina va a guiar caminatas, traducir letreros de senderos y crear videos Read in English Cuando Alexla Pérez-Sánchez era una niña, ella y su madre no podían hacer mucho senderismo....
When Alexla was growing up, she wasn’t able to get outside much. In Summer of Service, she fell in love with the land. Now, as a Conserving Carolina intern, she’s helping make the great outdoors more accessible to all.