We are deeply grateful to the local businesses that support our conservation mission, keeping our region a great place to live, work, and visit. Our Guardians of the Green program recognizes businesses and organizations that provide strong financial backing for Conserving Carolina—and often play an active role in our conservation and outreach.

We encourage Conserving Carolina members and followers to consider supporting our Guardians of the Green.

As a Guardian of the Green, you will be supporting Conserving Carolina’s mission to protect, restore, and inspire appreciation of the natural world. Our work keeps this region a wonderful place, which is ultimately good for business.

As a Guardian of the Green, you can show your customers that you support land conservation and give back to your community. Customers want to support businesses that share their conservation values. Below, you can learn more about the benefits of membership. Thank you for supporting conservation!

DONATE NOW DOWNLOAD AND PRINT A PLEDGE FORM

Current Guardians of the Green

$10,000+ Level

$5,000+ Level

$3,000+ Level

$2,000+ Level

$1,000+ Level

Carland & Andersen, Inc | Chimney Rock Management, LLC | Diamond Falls Preserve | Duke Energy | Equinox – in Memory of Steve Melton | Freeman GasLeatherwood Wildland Management | Mast General Store | Sitework Studios | Super-Sod

$500+ Level

Appalachian Coffee Company | Asheville Fly Fishing Co. | Brevard Brewing Company | Bubba O’Leary’s General Store & Outfitters | Camp Wayfarer | Davidson River Outfitters | Dugan’s Pub | Henn’s Plant Farm, LLC | Lazy Otter Outfitters | Sherman’s Sports and Army Store | Tryon Builders

Benefits for Your Business

Brand Visibility

  • Your business name or logo presented at special events
  • Your business name or logo on our website, with a link to your website
  • Event sponsorship opportunities/naming rights
  • Special acknowledgement in our Annual Report

Community Engagement

  • Invitations to our annual events, including complimentary tickets to our major fundraiser
  • Access to our members-only events and outings
  • Special volunteer opportunities—for individuals or business groups

Better Business

  • Customers will appreciate that you are helping to protect our great outdoors.
  • By keeping our environment healthy and beautiful, you are supporting a strong local economy.

Annual Membership Levels

Once you are a Guardian, you will be invited to renew your membership on an annual basis. Here is a breakdown of the benefits by membership level:

$10,000+ Level

  • Exclusive sponsorship of our popular Hiking Challenge (including naming rights, widely distributed promotional materials, and more)
  • Business logo and link on website, logo on select printed materials
  • 12 tickets to our major fundraiser
  • Invitations to members only hikes and events
  • Volunteer opportunities for business groups or individuals

$5,000+ Level

  • Special premier promotions/exclusive event naming rights
  • Unique promotional opportunities such as a special spotlight in our E-Holler
  • Business logo and link on website, logo on select print materials
  • 8 tickets to our major fundraiser
  • Invitations to members only hikes and events
  • Volunteer opportunities for business groups or individuals         

$3,000+ Level

  • Presenting sponsorship opportunities
  • Unique promotional opportunities such as a special spotlight in our E-Holler
  • Business logo and link on website, logo on select print materials
  • 6 tickets to our major fundraiser
  • Invitations to members only hikes and events
  • Volunteer opportunities for business groups or individuals  

$2,000+ Level

  • Business logo and link on website, logo on select print materials
  • 4 tickets to our major fundraiser
  • Invitations to members only hikes and events
  • Volunteer opportunities for business groups or individuals   

$1,000+ Level

  • Enlarged business name and link on website, name on select print materials
  • 2 tickets to our major fundraiser
  • Invitations to members only hikes and events
  • Volunteer opportunities for business groups or individuals   

$500+ Level

  • Business name and link on website, name on select print materials
  • 1 ticket to our major fundraiser
  • Invitations to members only hikes and events
  • Volunteer opportunities for business groups or individuals

Don’t see what your business needs?

Just ask! We can offer a benefit plan tailored to your needs. Call Jenn Tutor at 828-697-5777 ext.209 to discuss.