Our members are at the heart of our mission to protect land and water, promote good stewardship, and create opportunities for people to enjoy nature. We appreciate you!

When you make an annual gift of $35 or more, you become a member. When you make a gift of $60 or more, your membership includes your entire household. If you are a student under 25, you are eligible for a reduced membership of $25. Become a member of our Summits Society by making a gift of $1,000 or more.

Membership Benefits

  • A vital role in saving the places you love
  • Invitations to special events
  • Members-only hikes on protected lands
  • Eligibility to become a White Squirrel or Flying Squirrel champion
  • Recognition in our Annual Report
  • Landscape newsletters
  • Email news updates and event invitations
  • A ‘Proud Member’ reusable tote bag
  • Conserving Carolina stickers

Join online or contact Development Director Lynn Killian 828-697-5777 ext. 202 to discuss your gift.


We love our members!