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.

Learn how to become a sponsor by opening the flyer linked below or scroll down this page.


Current Guardians of the Green

$10,000+ Level

$5,000+ Level

$3,000+ Level

$2,000+ Level

$1,000+ Level

Becton, Dickinson, and Company | Blantyre Station | Bubba O’Leary’s General Store & Outfitters | Camp Wayfarer | Davidson River Outfitters | Diamond Falls Preserve | Duke Energy | Equinox – in Memory of Steve Melton | Freeman Gas |iDaph Events |Keystone Camp | Lazy Otter Outfitters |Leatherwood Wildland Management | Looking Glass Realty | Noblebrau Brewing | Parsec Financial Management | Pisgah Coffee Roasters | Pisgah Surveying | Pisgah Thunder | Rockbrook Camp for Girls | The Hub and Pisgah Tavern | Walker Wallace & Emerson Realty

$500+ Level

A Neighborhood Carpenter | Blue Ghost Brewing Company | Blue Ridge Botanic | Bracken Mountain Builders |Cedar Mountain Outpost | Ecusta Brewing Company | Fifth Third Private Bank | Henn’s Plant Farm, LLC | Hinton Realty Group Inc | Knox Law | Pisgah Map Company | RP Mullon Scheduling Services LLC | SylvanSport | Sherman’s Sports and Army Store |Tryon Builders

Benefits for Your Business

Brand Visibility

Year-round recognition on our website and in publications.

Networking and Community

Opportunities to connect with our community at events, outings, and volunteer events.

Better Business

Show your customer base that you care about protecting our environment, expanding recreational opportunities, and getting people outside.

Become a Guardian of the Green – Two ways to join!

Make a General Contribution

Donate $500 or more annually and your business will automatically be considered a Guardian of the Green. You will receive recognition all year long on our website and other publications such as our Annual Report. Levels start at $500 and go up to $10,000+. (See sponsor levels).

Sponsor an Event or Program

You can also become a Guardian of the Green by sponsoring one of our special events or programs.

Event and Program Sponsorships include:
  • Conservation Celebration: Signature fundraising gala. (Sponsorship information coming soon)
  • Summits Society Social: Major donor recognition event. (Sponsorship sold out)
  • White Squirrel Hiking Challenge: Self-guided hikes. (Sponsorship sold out until 2025)
  • Speaker Series: Free educational presentations. (Contact Jenn Tutor for details)
  • Hiking Series: Seasonal guided hikes. (Contact Jenn Tutor for details)

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.