Conserving Carolina protected over 900 acres of this scenic landmark, which just became public land. Three hundred acres will become a new Polk County park and 600 will add to the Green River Game Lands.
Lovers of the Southern Appalachian Mountains now have 6,730 more acres to explore, with the opening of Headwaters State Forest! The forest is a mountain wonderland featuring beautiful waterfalls, pristine trout streams, and rare mountain bogs.
Caroline Yongue founded the first conservation burial ground in North Carolina. It started when her Buddhist teacher asked her to figure out how to take care of a dead body, without embalming, to be taken care of by family and friends.