2005 Timelines: History

North Carolina State Parks acquired the 3,000-acre Lake James State Park expansion property. Foothills Conservancy began its endeavor of acquiring the Catawba Headwaters Preserve and acquired its Riverbend Preserve on the Broad River.

Land Protection Record


Tract Designation County Acres
June Adams Catawba Headwaters Preserve McDowell 753
Sheila Adams I Catawba Headwaters Preserve McDowell 130
Pisgah/Black Bear Gameland NC Wildlife Resources Commission McDowell 850
Riverbend Preserve Conservation Easement Rutherford 234
Carpenter Broad Riverbend Conservation Easement Rutherford 125
Paddy’s Creek Long Arm Lake James State Park Burke 2,915