Duke Energy Foundation Awards Foothills Conservancy $100,000 to Protect Critical Catawba River Watersheds in the South Mountains

Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina received a $100,000 grant from Duke Energy’s new Water Resources Fund in support of the acquisition of one of the largest remaining unprotected Catawba River Basin watershed tracts in the South Mountains. The grant rounds out more than $3 million in funding required for Foothills Conservancy, a regional land trust, […]

Foothills Conservancy Receives Urban & Community Forestry Grant from the North Carolina Forest Service

Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina (FCNC) has successfully applied for conceptual plan development project focusing on options for greenspace on the Western Piedmont Community College campus and adjoining state institutional lands.  The project is funded by the NCFS Urban & Community Forestry Program and is being delivered by the Community Design Assistance Center (CDAC), an […]