The year began with the acquisition of a third conservancy preserve, Smith Cliffs/Henry Fork River Preserve,in Burke County that protects an exceptional state natural area. The conservancy also acquired a 54-acre property adjoining Pisgah National Forest in McDowell County for later transfer to the U.S. Forest Service.
Land Protection Record
|Smith Cliffs I||Smith Cliffs/Henry Fork Preserve||Burke||66|
|Smith Cliffs II||Smith Cliffs/Henry Fork Preserve||Burke||24|
|East Lake I||Burke County Park||Burke||140|
|Linville Cove Property||United States Forest Service||McDowell||54|