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.

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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....
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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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New Life in the Cemetery

An ambitious restoration at this conservation burial ground includes bringing back a wetland that may have been buried for a century. New life started appearing right away.

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Discovering a New Salamander

Biologist Dr. J.J. Apodaca helped identify the rare Hickory Nut Gorge salamander. He’s working with Conserving Carolina to protect its habitat.

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