North Carolina

By the Numbers:

221,985 acres saved
  • More than 111,000 acres have been protected in partnership with the Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • Over 3,200 acres have been protected though the Land Conservation Loan Program.

 


Featured Projects: North Carolina

A Simply Natural Approach to Dairy

A Simply Natural Approach to Dairy

Simply Natural Creamery and Dairy Farm is a testament to Neil Moye’s willingness to innovate and diversify beyond tobacco...
Benefiting Land, Livestock And The Bottom Line

Benefiting Land, Livestock And The Bottom Line

James Joyner, 60, grew up on the same 100 acre plot of land since childhood. For over 68 years,...
Black Mountains

Black Mountains

Throughout 2016, the North Carolina state park system will celebrate its centennial. The system began in 1916 with the...

More Projects: North Carolina

Beef And Pork With A Local Flavor

Beef And Pork With A Local Flavor

Co-founders Tina Prevatte and Jennifer Curtis sought to build a sustainable food system that benefited their own community and...
Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway

As one of the most visited units of the National Park Service (NPS), the Blue Ridge Parkway welcomes more than...
Chimney Rock Park

Chimney Rock Park

Deep in the heart of North Carolina, hikers disappear into another world—a world of waterfalls and rocky cliffs, sweeping...
Civil War Battlefield Conservation: North Carolina

Civil War Battlefield Conservation: North Carolina

Averasboro We were able to help protect more than 80 acres of what was the Confederate line at the Battle of Averasboro,...
DuPont State Recreational Forest

DuPont State Recreational Forest

Nestled between the cities of Hendersonville and Brevard, the horseshoe-shaped DuPont State Forest covers 10,400 acres within the Blue Ridge Mountains....
Hoke Community Forest

Hoke Community Forest

Hoke Community Forest, the first community forest in the Southeastern United States, serves as an innovative model for communities...
Lavender Helps a Family Farm Bloom

Lavender Helps a Family Farm Bloom

Norma DeCamp Burns wants to keep her North Carolina family farm from disappearing. In the Tar Heel state, that’s...
Mapping the Future of Longleaf Pine

Mapping the Future of Longleaf Pine

Two hundred years ago, the “piney woods” of folk songs were a vast forest sweeping across 90 million acres...
New River Initiative

New River Initiative

The New River connects communities in 21 rural counties across three states (North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia) in southern...
Palmetto-Peartree Preserve

Palmetto-Peartree Preserve

The Conservation Fund established the 10,000-acre Palmetto-Peartree Preserve in 1999 with funding from the North Carolina Department of Transportation....
Pisgah National Forest

Pisgah National Forest

Rushing waterfalls and melodious birdcalls lift the deep quiet of Pisgah National Forest in the Appalachian Mountains. In 2009, we...
Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

The Appalachian Mountains unfold between Tennessee and North Carolina in rugged land that beckons with bird calls, breathtaking views...
Striving for Thriving: Balancing Nature and Commerce in Transylvania County

Striving for Thriving: Balancing Nature and Commerce in Transylvania County

Tucked among the rolling hills and waterfalls of Pisgah National Forest, Dupont State Forest, and many other recreational destinations,...