54,000 acres and counting: summer fundraising challenge underway for Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina

Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina’s 2018 summer matching challenge is underway with a goal of raising $80,000 by August 31. Three generous donors, including the von Drehle Corporation, have pledged to match up to $40,000 during this campaign. Gifts made between now and August 31 will be matched dollar-for-dollar, doubling the impact of every donation. […]

Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina adds 303 acres to South Mountains Headwaters Preserve

On June 29, Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina acquired 303 acres in the South Mountains of Burke County for permanent conservation. The undeveloped, forested property — known as Rock Creek for a stream that flows through the land — adjoins the conservancy’s South Mountains Headwaters Preserve. The land acquisition increases the total size of the […]

Foothills Conservancy Partners with Businesses Across the Region to Celebrate a Day of Land Protection

On Saturday, June 2, Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina is partnering with businesses in Morganton, Hickory, and Marion for the conservancy’s first-ever Proceeds for Land Protection fundraising event. More than 20 participating businesses will donate a portion of their sales from June 2, Land Trust Day, to the conservancy. Foothills Conservancy staff and board invite […]