Saving Hemlocks Organization Conducts Predator Beetle Release on Foothills Conservancy Property in Burke County

The Eastern hemlock trees on Foothills Conservancy’s Cane Brake property in Burke County are getting some special treatment courtesy of Saving Hemlocks, an organization based in Western North Carolina that promotes biological control of Hemlock woolly adelgids. Cane Brake, which is part of the conservancy’s Smith Cliff/Henry Fork River Preserve, recently became a stop on […]

Foothills Conservancy Assists Tuttle Forest Foundation in Land Acquisition for State Forest

On March 23, the Tuttle Forest Foundation acquired 20 acres of land adjoining the 288-acre Tuttle Educational State Forest in Caldwell County with support from Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina. The Tuttle Educational State Forest is a unique educational resource to teach the public, especially children, about the forest environment. It features self-guided trails that […]

Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

Foothills Conservancy is pleased to announce the addition of Michelle Garey, Andrew Blumenthal, and Robin Brackett (pictured above, respectively) to its board of directors. The conservancy strives for board representation from each of the eight counties it serves: Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Cleveland, Lincoln, McDowell, and Rutherford. In this new class of board members, Garey […]