Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina purchases 17-acre bog in Jonas Ridge for permanent protection and future public use

On Dec. 16, Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina closed on 17 acres of bog land in Jonas Ridge, bordering the Pisgah Loop Scenic Highway. The conservancy purchased the property from landowner Hazel Shell with funding from Clabough Foundation, North Carolina Clean Water Management Trust Fund, and a private donor. The original owner, Lester Shell, purchased […]