2012 Timelines: History

Three of the four projects in 2012 were conservation easements that permanently protected farmland. Two farms are located in Happy Valley of Caldwell County protecting the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, and the third farm is in Burke County, adjoining the Pisgah National Forest and protecting a major tributary of Lake James.

 

Land Protection Record

 

Tract Designation County Acres
Wildcat Mountain III Catawba Headwaters Preserve McDowell 100
Paddy’s Creek Farm Conservation Easement Burke 100
Martine Yadkin River Farm Agricultural Conservation Easement Caldwell 184
Jones Yadkin River Farm Agricultural Conservation Easement Caldwell 136

TOTAL:

520