North Carolina Land Trusts Join Together

North Carolina’s land trusts have conserved hundreds of thousands of acres of land from Manteo and Bald Head Island to Murphy and Mt. Airy. We are pleased to announce that twenty land trusts have joined together to establish the North Carolina Land Trust Federation. The Federation will speak with one voice for protection of our […]

Summer Conservation Internship Opportunity

Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina is accepting applications for a Land Protection Assistant Intern for a paid, 10-week, full-time summer internship through Conservation Trust for North Carolina’s Diversity in Conservation Internship Program. The Diversity in Conservation Internship Program seeks to engage college students (two and four year college programs) and recent graduates from underrepresented communities, particularly of Asian, Black, […]

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 […]