Where Can You Feel at Home?

Volunteers are creating an outdoor community space for Latinx community.  Delia Jovel Dubon. Photo by Alexla Perez-Sanchez. Sometimes, as an immigrant, you’re so focused on...
Read More

Deep Roots in a Family Forest 

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.

Read More

A New Day for Rivercane 

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.

Read More

Involucrar a Más Personas con La Naturaleza

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....
Read More

Engaging More People with the Outdoors

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.

Read More

An Epic Pandemic Project

During the pandemic, our Rock Crushers volunteers found solace in nature and salvation in trail building. The result is the amazing Youngs Mountain Trail!

Read More

A Dream of Rivers

Woody Platt of the Steep Canyon Rangers is working with his neighbors to restore the East Fork of the French Broad River.

Read More

They Wanted the Children to Know

The families that integrated Brevard schools “wanted the children to know that they were somebody.” The African-American Storyline project keeps their stories alive.

Read More

Harmony Around The Campfire

Black Folks Camp Too founder Earl Hunter says, “I had the grandiose idea that… the campfire could be this piece that brings a whole entire country together.”

Read More