Conservation Celebration After Party

Join us at Camp Wayfarer for the Conservation Celebration After Party on August 26, 2021 from 5:30-7:30PM. This will be a casual, in-person gathering of staff, volunteers, and supporters of Conserving Carolina including live music, appetizers, drinks, and a few words from our staff.

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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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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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Seed Swap

Conserving Carolina, True Ridge, and Tierra Fértil Collective (Great Harvest Coop) are partnering to offer a free, self-serve, community seed swap in Henderson County at...
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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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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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