Help Open Bell Park!

Help open a new Henderson County park named for Frank and Calla Bell. We’ve already done the hard part: we secured the land. We just need to raise the funds for trails and a parking area so we can open Bell Park.

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Double Your Donations on Giving Tuesday

We’re excited that generous donors have offered a $5,000 matching grant for Giving Tuesday! Help us meet the match and bring in $10,000 or more to help protect wild places and open more trails and greenways!

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Restoring Life Along the River 

Can we bring back something that we’ve lost – the kind of natural floodlplain that supports abundant life? A series of restoration projects along the French Broad River are doing exactly that.

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New Trail Connects Bearwallow to Wildcat Rock

A new two-mile section of trail just opened in the Hickory Nut Gorge, creating a link between two highly popular trails—the Bearwallow Mountain Trail and the Wildcat Rock Trail. It’s part of our larger vision for a 130+ mile trail network in the gorge.

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19-Mile Ecusta Trail Corridor Under Contract

Big news! We are under contract on the 19-mile Ecusta Trail corridor. This proposed rail trail would link Hendersonville and Brevard, bringing major benefits for the local economy, health, and outdoor recreation.

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Join the Conserving Carolina Community!

There’s a new way to connect with people who share your love of nature and the outdoors! It’s the Conserving Carolina Community, a new private group on Facebook. It’s a friendly group where you can exchange ideas, experiences, and inspiration.

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